For those who are in full-time ministry, spousal expectations must be addressed explicitly before resentment sinks in.
So when you come to God asking for a spouse for the sixth time this week, God does not lecture you on how to steward your singleness well. He does not pause to listen only after reminding you how content you ought to be. He hears your prayers.
How do you cultivate a healthy marriage in the midst of a busy ministry?
What advice do you have for the wife who is disappointed with her husband?
Opinions proliferate about what it means to be unequally yoked. Does it pertain to marrying or dating non-believers? Is Paul thinking of business partnerships?
Why is marriage such a vital crucible for discipleship?
Know that when you love your wife like Jesus loves her, the foundation of your marriage is strengthened, Satan is defeated again, and Christ is lifted up for more to see.
When I am closer to Jesus, I am closer to my wife. I mean truly closer to Jesus, in my heart, not just thinking I am closer because I am doing the right things.
Not knowing your spouse, never doing anything together, reading Bavinck by candlelight while she cleans up the kitchen, and feeling like her roommate is bad.
Your marriage may always be a place of great trial, but you can change the way you react to it.