Affair Recovery–You Can Come Out Stronger!

Infidelity: it’s not something we ever thought would be part of our story, but it happened to us. And we healed. Now God is allowing us to bring hope and help to those who are walking a similar journey. If you’re here because the bottom has just dropped...

6 Truths for Living a Life Surrendered to God

Today, let’s talk a little bit about surrender, which is making sure Jesus is in the drivers’ seat of your life, leading and guiding your every step. Surrender is something Mark and I have actually shared quite a bit about before as it was such a huge part...

The Masks That Mar Our Marriages | #MarriageMonday

As we release this #MarriageMonday, it’s Halloween. Pumpkins are being carved and many kids and even families are excited to wear their themed costumes to go trick-or-treating. (If you’re into those sorts of things, of course.) As spider webs embellish the...

God, Sex, and Your Marriage with Juli Slattery | Episode 109

Today’s episode is a convergence of three of my favorite things—I love to talk about marriage, I love to talk about sex in marriage, and I love to talk with my friend Juli Slattery. In this episode, we get to do all three! Dr. Juli Slattery is a clinical psychologist,...

Are You Hinting and Hoping? | #MarriageMonday

Life is busy, and that can lead to effective communication being compromised. In today’s #MarriageMonday, we’re exploring how to let go of the “hinting and hoping” method of communication, and replace it with some better strategies. Mark: We...

What Happens at a Marriage Intensive? | Episode 104

One of the things Mark and I talk about quite a bit are the Marriage 2.0 Intensives we have the opportunity to host at our home in Normal, IL. However, one of the questions we often get is, What happens at a marriage intensive? That’s what we want to share with you on...

What Marriage Means to Me – 39 Years After I Do

When Mark and I first met and fell in love, we were walking on clouds. All it took was one look from the other and we tingled from the ends of our hair to the tips of our toes. We talked for hours about everything and about nothing. Every moment together felt like a...