Growing Together While Apart / Military Deployments

Brooks and Hunter (she’s the founder of the Journeywomen podcast!) have spent the majority of their time as a married couple apart. Still, even with their time apart, they learned ways to grow closer to one another and closer to Christ. If you or your spouse are serving in the military, this episode is for you. Or, if you know someone who struggles with long…

Foundations of Forgiveness

Forgiving others when we’re genuinely hurt is one of the most difficult but important principles we must learn in marriage. In this episode, we looked at The Parable of the Unforgiving Servant (Matthew 18) and explored all it can mean for life and marriage. We hope it blesses you. Listen below. The Fierce Marriage Podcast:  Check out our other podcast episodes here. We’d love…

5 Important Considerations When Dating To Marry

Dating is a funny thing. It’s not overtly discussed in scripture, and those living somewhere between single and married often ask us for advice. So, I figured it was time to write a post specifically for those who are in serious dating relationships, or want to learn principles for dating when they meet that special someone. We’d love your help! If our ministry has helped you, we’d be honored…

What is a ‘Marriage After God’?

What if God has purposed your marriage for something so much more than happily ever after? Since the very beginning, God’s design for marriage is for husbands and wives to be ambassadors of holy love to a hurting world. Still, so many couples stop short at happy and wonder why they feel unsatisfied. Rather than “you and me against the world,” God calls each couple…

5 Hurtful Phrases to Remove from Your Marriage Vocabulary

It seems like marriage is just another word for “endlessly learning to communicate”. Yes, there is so much more to marriage than communication, but how many marital issues would be erased or solved if we just learned to communicate in a more healthy manner? Our 15 years of marriage have taught us that it’s not a matter of if we disagree, but when we do,…

Your Habits and the Health of Your Marriage

Habits are behaviors that form your character, life, and experience over time. Often times, our habits are our default behaviors… but we’re called to cultivate “the ground” (soil) of our lives, which means the healthiest habits won’t happen without our effort. What could developing healthier habits mean for your marriage? They could change everything. Listen below for more! Resources Mentioned: Download the FREE eBook: 5…

Biblical Stewardship and Marriage (Dr. Scott and Linda Rodin)

Dr. Scott and Linda Rodin have had an incredible impact on our marriage, albeit from afar. In their 40 years of marriage, they’ve raised babies, built remarkable careers, and embarked on countless adventures. In our talk, we discussed what it means to be “a steward of your spouse’s heart” and much more! Dr. Scott Rodin is a speaker and author focusing on Biblical Stewardship, and…

The Wonder of Family Worship

Few ideas have changed the culture of our family as much as Family Worship. In this episode, we discussed where the idea of Family Worship comes from (biblically, historically) and talked about practical ways to implement it in your household. Enjoy! Here’s the book we mentioned: Family Worship, by Donald S. Whitney. By it here ($7.99) The Fierce Marriage Podcast:  Please feel free to…

Is Your Marriage the “Good Soil”?

It’s easy to grow hardened toward each other in marriage. It’s also far too easy to be distracted or shallow when it comes to growing in the ways that matter most. Jesus calls our hearts soil, so how can we mindfully cultivate the soil of our hearts in a way that allows the Gospel to bear maximum fruit in our lives? In this episode, we…

Control, Surrender, Your Marriage, and You

The desire to control outcomes and realities is at the root of all marital discord. Why? Because at its root the desire to control that which is out of our control is rooted in a distrust of God. If our spouse is disengaged, we want to nag so he or she will re-engage. When our finances aren’t where we want them to be, we work…