Resources by Topic: Marriage

Where We Come From

Where We Come From

Karen Loritts had just gotten married and said, “What in the world have I gotten myself into?” She explains how God can use imperfect people to give Him glory. Read or Listen →

A Faith Choice

A Faith Choice

Vicki Rose was challenged by a big question. Could she love and pray for her estranged husband, even though he was on drugs and living an immoral lifestyle? Read or Listen →

Living as Mrs. Grace

Living as Mrs. Grace

Jani Ortlund asks wives, "Is your husband married to Mrs. Law or Mrs. Grace?" It’s an important question, and Jani will help you answer it. Read or Listen →

Unexpected Grace, Day 3

Unexpected Grace, Day 3

Nancy was in a contented, settled season of life and ministry. Then an unexpected event happened. Robert Wolgemuth invited Nancy into a deeper friendship. Read or Listen →

Words He Can Hear

Words He Can Hear

Does your husband need you to deflate his ego sometimes? Maybe not, according to Shaunti Feldhahn. She says men generally feel insecure all the time. Read or Listen →

He's Still a Guy

He's Still a Guy

Men and women are different. This requires adjustments for all married couples, but it is more difficult when your spouse doesn’t share the same faith. Read or Listen →

When He Is Passive

When He Is Passive

It can be frustrating for a wife to follow a man who doesn’t actively lead. Learn how a wife can follow a husband even if he’s not giving clear direction. Read or Listen →

Check Your Speed Limit

Check Your Speed Limit

Just as the traffic signs tell us who moves when, God’s Word also tells us when we need to yield. Learn about yielding to those in authority over us. Read or Listen →

The Value of Boundaries

The Value of Boundaries

Mary Kassian says that when it comes to their relationships with men, women need firm hedges before temptation comes; otherwise, wise decisions will be harder. Read or Listen →

Choosing Faithfulness

Choosing Faithfulness

A lot of couples think their marriage is going pretty good because they haven’t gotten in a fight lately. But marriage isn’t just about avoiding problems. Read or Listen →

Small Decisions

Small Decisions

As a wife, do you feel like it’s your husband’s job to meet every need you have? Get some perspective on that question. Read or Listen →

Restoration

Restoration

Vicki Rose’s husband was unfaithful, and he was addicted to cocaine. Is forgiveness possible in a situation like that? Read or Listen →

I Checked the Box

I Checked the Box

Vicki Rose was a new believer in Christ when a church-based counselor told her, "You need to get on with your life and divorce your husband. Read or Listen →

The Transformation

The Transformation

Vicki Rose was a single working mom, exhausted and lonely. When she got an invitation to a black tie dinner, she jumped at the chance to dress up. Read or Listen →

Emptiness

Emptiness

If sin controls one area of your life, it’ll spread to other areas as well. That’s what Vicki Rose discovered. Read or Listen →

True Submission

True Submission

A lot of people just get by when using their computer because they don't really understand how the computer works. The same is true in marriage. Read or Listen →

True Change

True Change

Could you go thirty days without saying anything negative about your spouse? A lot of women have tried. Find out why and what they discovered. Read or Listen →

A Blessed Ceremony

A Blessed Ceremony

You’ve heard the debates about Social Security. Will it be around in the future? Thankfully, you never have to worry about Jesus Christ. Read or Listen →

Physical Abuse

Physical Abuse

When the honeymoon is over, marriage sometimes presents challenges and disappointments. In some cases, things can go terribly wrong. Read or Listen →

A Way of Escape

A Way of Escape

If you start keeping secrets from your spouse, the guilt and pressure can build until it feels like you’re going to explode. Read or Listen →

Safeguards

Safeguards

How do you rebuild your marriage when you’ve been unfaithful? Judy Starr didn’t commit literal adultery, but her heart had wandered. Read or Listen →

Creative Wives

Creative Wives

Nancy and her guests, Linda Dillow and Holly Elliff, talk about creative ways to make your marriage more fun and more intimate. Read or Listen →

Escape Routes

Escape Routes

Ninety percent of married Christian women surveyed admitted that they have been attracted to another man. If you found yourself in that position? Read or Listen →

Listener Letters

Listener Letters

Can the 30-day challenge to appreciate and encourage your husband make a difference in your marriage? Hear from listeners who have written in. Read or Listen →

The Men Speak Out

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth Men respond to the question: How can women affirm and encourage them to express godly masculinity in the home and church?   Continue Reading

When Pigs Fly

Sometimes when you’ve been praying for something for what seems like all your life, you tend to think God doesn’t care or, maybe you haven’t been good enough. Continue Reading …

The Power of a True Woman's Fierce Beauty

Are you a "fierce woman"? God delights when you use your strengths to live out His purposes, but when that beautiful fierceness turns destructive, relationships are damaged. Kim will share how her fierceness almost destroyed her marriage. She'll also explain the root issues behind a woman's destructive fierceness, and provide you with practical help to live as a beautifully fierce ...

Kimberly Wagner Kim will explain the root issues behind a woman's destructive fierceness, and provide practical help to live as a beautifully fierce woman–single or married. Continue Reading 

Marriage Panel: Truth and Hope for Hurting Marriages

Whether your marriage is suffering or you desire to minister to those in difficult marriages, you’ll receive encouragement and biblical counsel from four women who understand. Be renewed with hope as we cling to the truth and grace of our great redeeming God!

Holly Elliff Vicki Rose Kimberly Wagner Leslie Bennett Whether your marriage is suffering or you desire to minister to those in difficult marriages, you’ll receive encouragement and biblical counsel. Continue Reading 

Help for Hurting Marriages

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 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? Continue Reading 

Fierce Women

Kim shares how God helped her rescued her and her marriage from what she calls the "fierce women/fearful men" cycle. She provides practical insight for breaking out of that cycle and building a marriage relationship that is joy-filled and God-glorifying.

Kimberly Wagner Kim shares how God helped her rescued her and her marriage from what she calls the "fierce women/fearful men" cycle. Continue Reading 

What Your Husband Wishes You Knew About Being ...

Do you wish your husband would engage more at home? Do you ever feel jealous of work and hobbies that keep him away? There may be some changes you can make to encourage your husband to engage and initiate more. In this series Bob Lepine takes you inside the mind of man.

Bob Lepine There may be some changes you can make to encourage your husband to engage and initiate more. In this series Bob Lepine takes you inside the mind of man. Continue Reading 

Keeping Your Marriage Vows

Marriage is a sacred covenant relationship. There are forces in our culture that work to weaken our commitment to the vows we made, causing us to drift toward isolation. This workshop will help deepen your commitment to your vows, provide practical wisdom for strengthening your marriage and safeguarding it against the attacks of the enemy, and give you a vision ...

Crawford and Karen Loritts Deepen your commitment to your marriage vows, provide practical wisdom for strengthening your marriage and safeguarding it against the attacks of the enemy. Continue Reading 

Keeping Your Marriage Vows

Marriage is a sacred covenant relationship. There are forces in our culture that work to weaken our commitment to the vows we made, causing us to drift toward isolation. This workshop will help deepen your commitment to your vows, provide practical wisdom for strengthening your marriage and safeguarding it against the attacks of the enemy, and give you a vision ...

Crawford and Karen Loritts Deepen your commitment to your marriage vows, provide practical wisdom for strengthening your marriage and safeguarding it against the attacks of the enemy. Continue Reading 

Mayra’s (Not So) Picture-Perfect Life (Profile Video)

As vice president of a company that managed several health clubs in Santo Domingo, Mayra de Ortiz felt like she had a picture-perfect life. But in reality, everything was far from perfect. As Mayra discovered her husband's mounting debts, she told him it would be better if he were dead. Since Federico couldn't face her and considered himself a rat, ...

Mayra Ortiz Hear how God used this, plus a True Woman Conference, to finally lead Mayra to surrender control of her life to God. Continue Reading 

Kim’s Marriage Miracle (Profile Video)

Kim Wagner's marriage began so idyllically, yet quickly degenerated to the point that her once-confident pastor husband was depressed and experienced a faith crisis. While Kim was in the Word regularly, she—self-admittedly—was a shrew at home. Hear how God convicted her and completely restored their marriage!

Kimberly Wagner Kim Wagner's marriage began so idyllically, yet degenerated to the point that her once-confident pastor husband was depressed and experienced a faith crisis. Continue Reading 

Vicki’s Gnawing Emptiness (Profile Video)

Growing up in New York City, Vicki had always thought that being rich, famous, and in Women's Wear Daily would bring happiness and fulfillment. But after all those things had happened, she was still empty.

Vicki Rose Vicki had always thought that being rich and famous would bring happiness and fulfillment. But after all those things had happened, she was still empty. Continue Reading 

Message 11: Need Help Lovin' That Man

Whether you have a strong marriage or whether it’s hanging by a thread, Dannah’s transparent story will encourage you to go even deeper in your love for your husband. You won’t want to miss the surprise guest appearance as well.

Dannah Gresh Dannah’s transparent story will encourage you to go deeper in your love for your husband. Continue Reading 

Message 12: An Unexpected Blessing

Independence has always come easier for Robyn than submission. But seeing as submission is God’s idea, Robyn has sought to do just that. Lean in as she explains what godly submission is—and what it is not.

Robyn McKelvy Is independence more your style than submission? Robyn can relate. Lean in as she shares what godly submission is—and is not. Continue Reading 

Message 7: The Truth About Marriage

We all have cravings and desires. What we must admit is that our cravings always deceive us and never satisfy. Only Jesus can meet your deepest desires.

Dannah Gresh We all have cravings and desires. What we must admit is that our cravings always deceive us and never satisfy. Only Jesus can meet your deepest desires. Continue Reading