To Cherish and Respect

Each of you, however, should love [agape] his wife as himself, and let every wife respect her husband. Eph 5:33 When St Paul wrote these words 2000 years ago he was

To Cherish and Respect2021-04-23T15:46:40+10:00

Spiritual intimacy shouldn’t be taboo

Religious practice and spiritual belief is often a point of difference for couples, especially if they come from different religious traditions. But having religious differences should never be a reason for

Spiritual intimacy shouldn’t be taboo2018-01-24T14:23:33+11:00

Marital Resilience

Marriage can be a tough gig these days. We live in a culture that almost expects marriages to fail and so it is more important than ever that we take steps

Marital Resilience2018-03-13T16:29:10+11:00

Video: Love and Respect

This interview with one of our favourite authors and marriage educators - Emmerson Eggerichs - is brilliantly insightful. In it he discusses how men and women experience love differently and how

Video: Love and Respect2021-04-23T15:27:16+10:00

What my girly novels taught me about love

Selected from Agi Reefman's blog: New Hope Talks When I wrote this post I was eyeball deep in some heavy theology. Seeing as my brain was pretty much fried from all

What my girly novels taught me about love2020-01-21T14:38:22+11:00

Have you been lied to? Part I

Re-posted with permission by Agi Reefman Last week on my blog post, one person asked the question, “What’s this lie you’re talking about?” It was an excellent question which really made me

Have you been lied to? Part I2020-01-21T14:56:00+11:00

Video: Movies & Manhood

TED talk: When Colin Stokes’ 3-year-old son caught a glimpse of Star Wars, he was instantly obsessed. But what messages did he absorb from the sci-fi classic? Stokes asks for more movies

Video: Movies & Manhood2015-01-15T14:57:09+11:00

Respect & Cherishment

What's the Diff? While everyone experiences love uniquely, some clear gender patterns have emerged through relationship research. In one study, when given the option between the negative choices of being ‘alone and

Respect & Cherishment2015-01-15T14:59:34+11:00

Love Busters and Love Builders

What are Love Busters and Love Builders? Love Builders: a behaviour or gesture which communicates love to you and helps you feel close and connected to your spouse. Some Examples: Cherishment

Love Busters and Love Builders2020-01-09T01:55:17+11:00

Complaint to Request

The Unforeseen Truth While deep down we really love each other, all couples inevitably have ‘complaints’ about their spouse. They can be as simple as annoying habits, inconsistent behaviour and frustrating personality

Complaint to Request2015-01-15T15:02:14+11:00
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