Designing Higher Quality Time

Distractions abound, and if we’re not careful, they can steal or contaminate the quality time we spend with each other in marriage. This episode is all about ways to fight distraction and design your quality time. Enjoy! Read the Full Transcript Read the Shownotes

4 Steps for a Healthier Sex Life AFTER Having Kids

Having children definitely changes your sex-life, but that doesn’t mean it has to get worse. Listen in for 4 tangible steps you can take after having kids to keep things healthy and strong in the bedroom. Read the Full Transcript Read the Shownotes

Crafting a Family Vision/Mission (Replay)

Few things have been as impactful in our lives and marriage as our family vision. Years back when we felt aimless and flustered, we took the time to have in-depth discussions about what matters most to us: as Christians, as a family, and as a couple. The result was our family vision statement, which has helped us immensely since.

Purposeful Sendoffs (The Home, 4 of 4)

What an opportunity we have, as Christians, to view our days as more than simply coming and going to/from work, activities, church, the store, and wherever else daily life takes you. What if every exit from the home was a strategic send-off of an ambassador out into the world? God has provided opportunities for us to live out the Great Commission uniquely and purposefully within…

Seizing Missional Moments (The Home, 1 of 4)

Our mission is point couples to Christ and encourage them in the Gospel, but what can be said of the spaces those same couples occupy, namely, the home? In this new series, we’ll be looking closely at the home and the role it can play in the spiritual formation, emotional connection, and missional alignment of you, our lovely listeners. Enjoy! Read the Full Transcript Read the…

One Habit to Start Fostering Spiritual Growth in Your Marriage

Do you have a plan for the spiritual growth of your marriage? If you’re like me, you might be quick to say that spiritual growth is a top priority between you and your spouse, but I lived for years without a specific plan for growth. I wanted one. I even prayed for one. But my actual plan wasn’t very intentional. We went to church, and…

The Renewal of Sabbath

Hi there! I’m Zena, the editor at Fierce Marriage and Fierce Parenting. I read this excerpt from A Surrendered Yes by Rebekah Lyons and needed to pass it along to you, dear readers! I particularly loved this nugget of wisdom: “We don’t need to hustle to prove something God says is already true.” Observing Sabbath has been a big-time game changer for my family; I…

Skill #1: Self Control (Back to Basics, 1 of 4)

Welcome to SEASON 5 of the podcast. We can’t believe it! This week we’re launching a new series that’s all about getting back to the basics. Over the next four episodes we’ll be talking through four skills, or basics, that are necessary for a marriage that thrives. We hope it blesses and helps you! Our marriage learning project ~~Gospel Centered Marriage~~ is open for enrollment!…