Are Your Hearts Hard or Soft?

Soft hearts are necessary for a healthy, thriving, happy marriage. But our tendency is not to remain soft toward each other. Bad days happen, tiredness, sin, crisis, arguments, and more can contribute to each of the three indicators of whether or not your hearts are soft toward one another. We also discussed four efforts you can employ today to help soften your hearts if you…

4 Talks to Help Cultivate a See-Through Marriage

We recently did a mini-series for our new book See-Through Marriage, where we focused on 4 main topics in the book that cover ways to cultivate a transparent marriage. Here, we have compiled all 4 episodes together in one place. We hope these episodes bless you and your marriage! You can purchase See-Through Marriage wherever books are sold. Sex: See-Through Marriage (1 of 4) In part…

Having Political Disagreements as a Couple

With everything going on in society, we thought it would be timely to discuss ways to have productive political conversations as a couple. While we didn’t cover the hot-topics themselves, hopefully this episode will help you and your spouse “come to the table” and hash out tough political disagreements. We discussed the four big presuppositions to every conversation, the cultural lies they dispel, and how…

Bringing Husbands Back to Life (Jerrad Lopes of Dad Tired)

A few days ago we talked with Jerrad Lopes, author of Dad Tired: Stumbling Your Way to Spiritual Leadership. Jerrad shared how his wife’s prayers softened his heart when he thought they were on the brink of divorce, and we also talked about what helps bring men back to life in fatherhood and marriage.

Take Heart, Hope is Yours

Though this episode is still about marriage, we never anticipated how timely its message of hope would be. In today’s episode we encourage listeners to remember that marriage is less about perfection and more about perspective and perseverance. You’re both learning, you’re both going to make mistakes, and you’re both works in progress. God hasn’t given up on either of you yet, so neither should…

How to Change Your Spouse

If you could change one thing about your spouse, what would it be? Life would be so much easier if we could just change our spouse, right? The problem is, God never called husbands and wives to change each other… heart change is God’s domain alone. So, what can we do when we’re living in a relationship where we’re unequally yoked and change is needed,…

Dealing with Toxic People (Gary Thomas)

Today we got to talk with our friend Gary Thomas about his latest book When to Walk Away: Finding Freedom from Toxic People. When and where do believers draw the line when people are toxic and draining?   For more information, visit WhenToWalkAwayBook.com!

Discerning the Voices That Speak Into Your Marriage

A listener asked, “who we should let influence our thoughts, opinions, and actions” in life and marriage. Join us as we root out the where and why we believe voices and ideas that shouldn’t have input into our lives. Warning, things got a little more fiery… but we still had fun.

How Do We Begin Walking with God as a Couple?

A listener wrote in with a great question. She mentioned that they know they need to grow in their marriage, they want to experience deeper levels of intimacy, and they know they need to center their home on Christ… but then she asked, where do we start? “Do we just pick up our Bible and read?” In this episode, we talked about three big areas…

Friends: See-Through Marriage (Part 4/4)

This is part 4 of a 4 part series that covers ways to cultivate a transparent marriage. Each episode in this series is based on a topic covered in our latest book, See-Through Marriage (https://seethroughbook.com). In this episode we talked about defining and nurturing truly Christian friendships for the health of your marriage.