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"FamilyLife Today®" with "Dennis Rainey"

Bread Crumbs and Other Frustrations

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Dennis Rainey

The first time Rhonda Stoppe saw the man who would become her husband, he immediately took her breath away. But the shine of their picture perfect relationship began to wear off after their "I dos." Stoppe recalls how the kitchen crumbs began to undo her as a new bride, and shares what she learned the hard way: A happy marriage doesn't stem from how well our husbands meet our expectations, but how well we know God.


Recommitment to Their Future - Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Pastor Dave Wilson and his wife, Ann, recall an anniversary dinner when all the celebratory bells and whistles couldn't make up for the negligence Ann had felt over the years. Later that evening, when Ann confessed that she no longer had feelings for him, Dave realized he needed to make big changes in his life or the marriage would be over. Learn how the Wilsons brought the love back into their lives, and how you can too.

Overcoming Scars From the Past - Monday, September 11, 2017

Dave and Ann Wilson loved each other, and they loved Jesus. Then why did their marriage start off so rocky? The Wilsons, now married 37 years, recall their earliest years of marriage and the problems they found difficult to resolve, especially as it related to their sexual past. Hear how God gave their hearts a makeover and transformed their shaky marriage.

It's a Process Not an Event - Friday, September 8, 2017

Pastor H.B. Charles explains how a loving husband and a godly wife need to be yielded to the Holy Spirit for their marriage to glorify God.

Sin's Effect on Marriage - Thursday, September 7, 2017

Many people are not experiencing a marriage that consists of a loving husband and a happy wife. The problem is sin. Pastor H.B. Charles explains God's plan for marriage.

Tending to Your Marriage - Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Do you feel like you're connecting with your husband? If not, the two of you might want to spend more time behind closed doors. Author Nina Roesner explains that physical intimacy is as important to men as emotionally connecting is to women; without that, a man may be less attentive to his wife emotionally. Roesner encourages wives not to neglect intimacy in their marriage, but to respect their husband's needs in the bedroom, as well as out of it, knowing that by doing so she's building a healthy relationship.

Stop Competing and Start Respecting - Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Stop Competing and Start Respecting

Understanding Respect - Monday, September 4, 2017

Nina Roesner wasn't happy in her marriage. Though her husband ranked their relationship a perfect 10, she only rated it a two. Roesner, the executive director of Greater Impact Ministries, tells how God grew her in her relationship with her husband as she began to delve into the topics of respect and submission. Roesner began to realize that she had to communicate her needs, rather than expecting her spouse to read her mind, and that learning to respect her husband was the first step in loving him well.

Back to the Basics: Seek God - Friday, September 1, 2017

Having a heart for God means you'll have a life that matters. Dennis Rainey shares his thoughts on seven decisions you'll never regret.

Principles to Live By - Thursday, August 31, 2017

Every day we make decisions that impact our lives. What kind of decision are you making today? For years Dennis Rainey has been sharing seven principles by which we should live our lives. Find out why seeking God is the beginning of it all.

Lectionary Calendar
Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
the Week of Proper 19 / Ordinary 24
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