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How Can I Improve My Marriage: A Christian Study
Marriage takes a lot of work. It is not so much what you can get out of it but what you can put into it. Essential elements include communicating with your spouse. The longer you
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marriage

True Love: How Do You Know When You Find It?
How do you know it is true love when you find it? How can you be sure it is true love or just infatuation? What are the differences between lust and love? Read More
21 Powerful Christian Marriage Quotes
Marriage is one of life’s biggest events. Marriage is a time when two lives join as one — two people who possibly come from different backgrounds join to become one new family unit. Read More
Christian Advice Before Marriage
With the divorce rate soaring, what can engaged couples do to lower the risks for divorce? What about living together first? What about Christians marrying non-believers? What about couples who are dating? Read More
Protecting Your Marriage: 10 Christian Tips
There are few things more terrifying than to be startled out of a deep sleep because of an intruder in your home. For this reason, most of us lock our windows and doors Read More

Parenting

Dealing with Sibling Conflict
One of the greatest sources of sadness and discouragement for parents is watching their children fight. Teasing, bickering, arguing, and meanness wear heavily on a parent’s heart Read More
“Being Sorry” Bible Object Lesson & Teaching Skit
When we get caught doing something wrong, it’s natural to feel embarrassed and even truly sorry. However, we can get stuck in a rut of saying “I’m sorry” but not actually changing anything. Read More
What To Do When Co-Parenting Gets Tough: Stories from the NRFC Hotline
Parenting is filled with challenges. When parents live apart, these challenges can seem to grow, but the NRFC Hotline offers a resource and potential Read More
Not Just Behavior Change
Joey's preschool teacher told him to sit down. He said, "No." The teacher, not wanting to be outdone, leaned over Joey and said sternly, "You sit down!" Joey sat down, Read More

Columns

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Lessons for Life: The Untold Story of Fatherhood and Marriage and Relationship Education
The unique characteristics of healthy marriage and responsible fatherhood education are explained, with an emphasis on the

News

Children and the Bible - Getting started
The Bible is a big book, and we are blessed to have such a collection of inspired writing—the Word of God—literally at our fingertips.
IT’S MORE THAN JUST A CHOIR CONCERT
It was Angela’s spring choir concert. I have to tell you, these choir concerts are bitter sweet for me. I waffle from loving all she is doing, then moments I’m in tears.
Use Generosity to Teach Honor
Honor means treating people as special, doing more than what's expected, and having a good attitude. We work
25 Family Devotional Time Ideas
Every night, we do a simple family worship time. It’s usually about 20 minutes and consists of Bible study, songs and group prayer. We’ve spent the better part of three years of family worship

A Guide for Christian Marriage

  1. 1Receive Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior, serve at a local church and receive faith training in order to mature in your walk with Jesus.
  2. 2Get educated about Biblical marriage to help set the right priorities and viewpoint about marriage.
  3. 3Seek advice and guidance from Christian parents, pastors, elders, and/or friends in church regarding marriage and how to choose a godly spouse.
  4. 4A couple should begin courtship with the sincere intention of marriage.
  5. 5Before marriage, hold a church service where the couple can make a vow before God to build a faithful family centered on Jesus Christ.
  6. 6Hold a wedding ceremony with parents, relatives and friends, and register the marriage legally.