When dissatisfied couples talk about the top reasons for marital conflict, the following problem areas are usually listed: Poor communication Money and finances Sex and intimacy Raising children Husband / wife relationship roles Disrespect and nagging At Grace Life International, we see these same issues every week when couples come to us for marriage counseling.
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(We’ve corrected last week’s blog where the names of Sherri and Naomi were strangely transposed in Part 1. Thanks for giving us grace!) Alex and Sherri were sitting with me wondering if their marriage was over. Sherri had caught Alex planning to hook up with an old girlfriend whom he had reconnected with on Facebook.
My pastor friend, Roger, called me frantic one day. He had just gotten off the phone with another pastor named Alex whose marriage was on the rocks. Sherri, Alex’s wife, was threatening to leave him immediately. Roger asked Sherri to wait, then called me asking if I could see them immediately. He went on to
As a Christian, do you know temptation itself is not sin? Even Jesus was tempted, but He never sinned. If you give in to temptation, then you have sinned. But do you also know temptation never comes directly from you? It can’t once you are joined with Christ. According to 2 Corinthians 5:17, a Christian