Marriage

Casting Pearls Before Swine (part 1)

My wife Chelsea joins me to continue our series talking about marriage. This episode begins a multi-part series within the series to evaluate the book Created To Be His Help Meet by Debi Pearl. Chelsea and I agree that any good points in this book are drowned out by what we consider dangerous and unbiblical…

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Conflict Resolution in Marriage (part 2): Five Tips to Resolve a Conflict

My wife Chelsea joins me to continue our series talking about marriage. What about when you have a conflict with your spouse? Let’s look at five tips to help you end it in a God-honoring way: Resolve: The goal is not to “win” against your spouse (Amo 3:3). Readjust: Try later if conditions don’t allow…

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Conflict Resolution in Marriage (part 1): Four Things You Should Never Do

My wife Chelsea joins me to continue our series talking about marriage. What about when you have a conflict with your spouse? Let’s look at four things you should avoid doing in a conflict: Never cut down (Pro 15:1; 18:21; Col 3:19). Never weaponize weaknesses (Psa 103:12). Never yell or make threats of violence (Pro…

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Let’s Talk: How Communication is Key to a Healthy Marriage

My wife Chelsea joins me to continue our series talking about marriage. What is the primary cause of divorce? Most problems stem from bad communication. We share our experience and advice for a healthy marriage with these four guidelines for communication: Agree to be honest with your words (Jas 5:12). Make time to talk about…

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What Does “One Flesh” in Marriage Mean?

My wife Chelsea joins me to continue our series talking about marriage. Genesis 2:24 says God’s design for marriage is that the husband and wife become “one flesh.” We discuss three areas in which husband and wife should be “one flesh”: “One flesh” in intimacy–no cheating (Mat 5:28; Pro 5:15-18; 31:11; Phi 4:8) “One flesh”…

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