Updates from our family life ministry

MARRIED 4 LIFE

“Have you not read that……A man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and they shall become one flesh? Consequently, they are no longer two, but one flesh. What therefore God has joined together, let no man separate. (Matthew 19 v 4-6) Does it strike you as add that we […]

DON’T GO IT ALONE

Let us consider one another in order to stir up love and good works, not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together. (Hebrews 10 vs 24-25) “It’s the last game of the season. Of course, I’m going.” “It’s my favorite show. I’ll never miss it.” “Work has been stressful. I need a weekend to relax.” Most […]

ROAD MAP TO MARRIAGE (Part 2)

All Scriptures is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, thoroughly equipped for every good work. (2 Timothy 3 v 16-17) It’s date night. You are looking forward to a nice evening, but you need to bring up […]

ROAD MAP FOR MARRIAGE

A man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and they will become one flesh. (Genesis 2: 24 NIV) Let’s pull into the gas station and get directions. No! I don’t need directions; we can figure this out. Yes, this brief exchange is stereotypical and in this day of MapQuest and […]

Your Instruction Manual for Life

His divine power has given to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of Him who called us by glory and virtue. (2 Peter 1 vs 3) Instruction Manuals. Some folks wouldn’t dream of plugging something in or beginning assembly work until reading that little book from cover to cover. Others think, […]

Omniscient, Eternal, and Omnipotent

I am the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End, says the Lord, who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty. (Revelation 1 v 8) Life can be difficult, and marriage may be the greatest challenge you ever faced. But before you’re tempted to think you’re in it alone, […]

GOD GAVE ME YOU

Then Isaac brought her into his mother Sarah’s tent; and he took Rebecca and she became his wife, and he loved her. (Genesis 24 v 67) The Lord works in mysterious ways, and the story of how you met may reflect the mystery of His working in your lives. As you think back on your […]

NOW THAT IS GOOD

Then God saw everything that he had made, and indeed it was very good. (Genesis 1 vs 31) Have you ever been involved in a project that you were passionate about?  You spent countless hours on the project and upon completion, you admired it and exclaimed, “this is very good”. God gave us the ability to […]

Expressing Love

We know how dearly God loves us, because he has given us the Holy Spirit to fill our heart with love. (Romans 5 vs 5) How can we love a spouse who is difficult to love? Through counselling, I have met many individuals who live in unbelievably difficult marriages. Without exception, the root problem of […]

Learning to love like God loves

May the Lord lead your hearts into a full understanding and expression of the love of God and the patient endurance that comes from Christ (2Tessalonians 3 vs 5) One husband said to his wife, “You know I love you. Why do I have to keep saying it?” another said, “I gave you a gift […]