Signs and Seeds of Contempt

Contempt is one of the sure signs that a relationship is in big trouble. In this episode we look at how contempt begins in a marriage and discuss how the gospel disarms even the most contempt-filled relationships.

Embracing New Rhythms and Routines for Life at Home

Virtually everyone around the world is quarantined because of COVID-19. It’s a shocking, fast change, for sure! However, it’s also also an opportunity to press into new rhythms and routines that will bring us closer together as a couple, as a family, and as parents. In this episodes we’ll share some of our habits and rhythms we’ve found as people who have worked at home…

I Love You… I Just Don’t LIKE You Right Now

If you’d rather be at work than at home, then you may not LIKE your spouse… or, if you’d prefer to spend time with others over your spouse, then you may not LIKE each other as much as you realized. The examples go on! This problem is not uncommon among otherwise happily married couples. What’s uncommon, however, is when couples know how to get back…

Chores, Adulting, and the Division of Labor

Division of labor… it has to be done. We must learn to share adulthood responsibilities as a couple. But how can you do it in a way that doesn’t cause arguments daily? Read the Full Transcript Read the Shownotes

Trusting Your Gauges in Times of Anxiety and Worry

Sometimes it feels like your “flying blind” in marriage and in life. What should we do when our feelings tell us things that are contrary to God’s truth? We must learn to trust our gauges. In this episode, Ryan and Selena discuss three truths about “gauges” and how to trust them when you feel disoriented in life and marriage. Read the Full Transcript Read the Shownotes

Weathering Tough Seasons in Life & Marriage

Not every day/week/month is the same. Some ‘seasons’ are harder than others. How can we weather them well? In this episode of the Fierce Marriage Podcast we discuss how to identify and weather difficult seasons well. We hope it blesses you! Read the Full Transcript Read the Shownotes

How Do I Pray with My Spouse? (Part 1)

Nothing changes our hearts like praying with the living God! In this episode we talk about the why, when, and how of prayer, particularly for married couples and spouses praying for one another. Readers often ask the question “How do I pray with my spouse?” Here is a quick look at what prayer is (why we pray), when to pray, and how to start. As…

Fight Me!

There is an art to arguing well. The first, and most important key to fighting well is to never give up—never quit the fight, run away, or disengage. “Push through the ambush.” In this episode, Ryan and Selena look at what the Bible says about conflict, then they discuss 5 practical tips for fighting well.

Communicating With Clarity When Things Aren’t So Clear

Communication continues to be one of the most hotly requested topics from our listeners. So, today we talked about themes that tend to undermine healthy communication: 1) Oversimplification, 2) Failure to Empathize, and 3) Bad Timing and Tone. Listen and learn new ways to approach conversations and conflict with clarity fueled by biblical love. We hope you enjoy! Read the Full Transcript Read the Shownotes

Calling Us Out to Draw Us In

God calls us out of our hiding, not for our shame, but so that we may flourish in fulfilling our ultimate purpose: to glorify him. This description is short, because I’m writing it as we wait for Selena to have our third daughter! Carry on… we hope this episode blesses you! Read the Full Transcript Read the Shownotes