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.
(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
Have you ever learned how to hear God’s voice? It may seem mysterious or even confusing but I’m convinced anyone of His children can. At GLI, listening for our Father’s voice is woven into the very fabric of our DNA. We teach people how to listen to Him in our discipleship counseling, our conferences, and our Advanced
I have a true confession. Though I am blessed to lead an awesome ministry and share with people about victory in Christ, there are still times when Satan kicks my butt! He knows my weaknesses such as my fleshly tendencies to worry about my missionary support, Grace Life International and my house’s foundation problems. Sometimes,
This blog comes to you from Renée H. Berry’s book, Invite Him In. Renée is on staff at GLI. Seemingly, I have fallen into the same trap that A.B Simpson, founder of Christian and Missionary Alliance, did over one hundred years ago! He was seeking healing: go here, pray with this person, take this remedy. There is
Drew sat down in front of me as a beaten-down, middle-aged man. I could tell by the circles under his eyes and the unhappiness on his face that he was miserable. When I asked him to share why he came for counseling, he said, “I’m having marital problems, and I want help.” He talked about