How To Serve Your Spouse And Serve Yourself At The Same Time

If you’ve ever been around me for 30 consecutive seconds, you know that I’m a pretty competitive guy. I don’t know where it comes from—it’s just part of my personality, I guess. It’s how I was able to launch an international ministry Marriage, however, is not a competition. It’s easy to think of marriage as... Read more »

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Marriage Is for the Courageous

[Editor’s note: today’s post is adapted from the book Open: What Happens When You Get Honest, Get Real, and Get Accountable by Craig Gross with Adam Palmer] I once spoke at a marriage conference…where I heard an interesting fact about the relationship between happiness in a marriage and the amount of times the husband and... Read more »

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4 Deceptively Simple Ways To Rebuild Broken Trust

We can’t change each other; we can only change ourselves. That’s just one of the hard and fast truths about relationships, and yet we tend to spend tremendous amounts of time and energy ignoring it. Hey, I get it: sometimes that person really needs to change. But guess what: we all need to change. We... Read more »

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3 Simple Ways To Build Intimacy Within Marriage

If you’ve been married for any length of time, you know that the relationship you have with your spouse should be like no other. Two people who’ve made a commitment to each other have started on a journey to merge their lives together. This is almost always a beautiful and messy process all at the... Read more »

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Want to Strengthen Society? Start by Strengthening Marriage.

Marriage is tough. It’s work. My wife Jeanette and I married 17 years ago, and I wish more people would’ve told us back then how challenging marriage can be, but it’s a challenge we’ve accepted. We’ve worked at it. We’ve had our ups and downs, but: We’ve grown closer together. We have a strong marriage... Read more »

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