How to Find (and Agree On) a Church

Today we discussed the right questions to ask before deciding on a church to call home. Join us as we share our personal journey and set up a guide for those who are in a similar season of church hunting. Watch, or Listen Below! Listen here Read the Full Transcript Read the Shownotes

Making Your Marriage a Fortress: Strengthening Unity After Having a Baby

“One of your most important tasks as new parents–or becoming parents for the second, third, or fourth time–is to resolve that, eighteen years from now, you will love each other more deeply, be more emotionally connected, and more spiritually supportive in your marriage. That won’t happen by accident! Something as wonderful as welcoming a new life into this world can be a huge benefit to…

Why Is Marriage Worth Fighting For?

In this episode, we want to encourage and embolden you to fight fiercely for your marriage and remind you why it’s so important. Watch, or Listen Below! Listen here Read the Full Transcript Read the Shownotes

Loving Your Spouse Through Grief: 3 Principles to Guide Your Care

When Casey and her husband lost their two-year-old daughter unexpectedly, the crushing sorrow could have destroyed their marriage. “Grief tends to exaggerate personalities and magnify what already is,” says Casey. Instead, the couple discovered that, if they stewarded the experience well, grief could actually strengthen their relationship. Research tells us that 12 percent of marriages end after the death of a child. While many couples…

What if I Married an Unbeliever?

One of the toughest questions we get is: What if my spouse doesn’t believe in Jesus? What can I do? Well, today we discuss just that. Watch, or Listen Below! Listen here Read the Full Transcript Read the Shownotes

Margin for Marriage in the Chaos of Life (Shaun and Abbie Halberstadt)

Today we spoke with Shaun and Abbie Halberstadt—a godly couple gifted with 10 children!–about how they maintain a healthy marriage relationship in the chaos of everyday life. Abbie is the founder of M is for Mama, her blog, and recently published a book by the same name. Enjoy! Watch, or Listen Below! Listen here Read the Full Transcript Read the Shownotes

How to Pray as a Couple (with Less Awkwardness)

We asked couples what keeps them from praying together, and the #1 answer was: it’s awkward. So, we did a whole episode on how to pray with your spouse (in a way that’s not too awkward). Enjoy! Watch, or Listen Below! Listen here Read the Full Transcript Read the Shownotes

Skill #4: Making Sex Better (Back to Basics, 4 of 4)

As we finish out this series on marital basics and skills, we’re discussing the topics of sex and intimacy. The trouble most couples face in this area stems from a misunderstanding of the very nature of their sex life as a couple and the fact that it is, in fact, an area where you’re meant to grow and explore and figure out over your lifetimes…

Skill #2: Teamwork (Back to Basics, 2 of 4)

A constant reminder that floats throughout the Frederick household is “we’re on the same team(!!).” There is no replacement for truly being in unity, advocating for one another, making memories, and valuing one another as equally important parts of the marital team. The best part? Teamwork in marriage is a habit you can cultivate and if you do, it will revolutionize your relationship. We hope…

Two Individuals— Complete in Christ— Making Each Other Better

Remember the movie Jerry Maguire with Tom Cruise and Renee Zellweger? The line that got the most attention and was probably repeated most often was, “You complete me.”  It’s hard for me to even type that line without rolling my eyes.  While that might be a sweet line for a sappy country song, it reflects a deeply flawed approach to relationships. No human being “completes” us—…