Help for Hurting Marriages

Sept. 21, 2013 Jani Ortlund

How can we walk alongside women who are afraid they don’t have what it takes to sustain a lifelong romance with the man they promised God they would love? Discover how to help tired, teary, tense women find hope, rest, and peace from our restorative God.


Jani Ortlund: Welcome. My name is Jani Ortlund. Jani rhymes with Annie, Granny, Frannie. My legal name is Jan, but I've been Jani since the hospital. So my husband said I had to choose one or the other, because he didn't want to be married to two different women. So we went with Jani, and that's kind of a goofy name. But I'll answer to Janie, Jenny, Junie. I've been called them all.

Welcome. We're going to be talking this morning on "Help for Hurting Marriages." I'm really excited about this topic. I do want to start us in prayer. But before I do that, just let me say we do have an outline. I like to teach from an outline, because it keeps me honest. I can't go off on bunny trails as I want to do, and it keeps you hopeful. You know where we're going and where …



About the Speaker

Jani Ortlund

Jani Ortlund

Jani Ortlund is the Executive Vice President of Renewal Ministries. Serving Jesus through writing, speaking, and discipling are her chief passions in life. Jani and her husband Ray, Pastor of Immanuel Church, have four married children and fifteen grandchildren and minister in Nashville, Tennessee.