Updates from our family life ministry

Working Together for Stewardship

The master was full of praise. “Well done, my good and faithful servant. You have been faithful in handling this small amount, so now I will give you many more responsibilities”. Let’s celebrate together. (Matthew 25: 21) A common biblical word regarding money is stewardship. We are responsible for using wisely all that God gives […]

Respectful Communications

Respect everyone, and love your Christian brothers and sisters (1 Peter 2:17)  I have heard many people say, “My spouse won’t talk with me.” If this describes your marriage, the question is, why? One reason some spouse go silent is negative communication patterns. Here are some questions to help you think about your own patterns. […]

PRAYING TOGETHER

Jesus said, “For where two or three gather together as my followers, I am there among them” (Matthew 18:20) Many couples find it difficult to pray together. Why? One reason may be that they are not treating each other with love and respect, and that stands as a barrier between them. The answer to this […]

When Personalities Clash

In His grace, God has given us different gifts for doing certain things well (Romans 12:6)  In my counselling office, I always hear of personality clashes within marriage that result in disharmony. By personality, I mean our patterned way of responding to life. We speak of people being extraverted or introverted, neat or sloppy, pessimistic […]

COVENANT MARRIAGE

Wherever you go, I will go; wherever you live, I will live. Your people will be my people, and your God will be my God. Wherever you die, I will die, and there I will be buried. (Ruth 1: 16-17) Is marriage a contract or a covenant? It’s both but the emphasis is on covenant. […]

Joy Through Service

The commandments of the Lord are right, bringing joy to the heart. The commandments of the Lord are clear, giving insight for living. (Psalm 19:8) What if your significant other’s love language is acts of service? What if you discover that the thing that really makes her feel loved is your taking out the garbage, […]

The Power of the Dinner Table

LEARNING THE RIGHT LANGUAGE

Live a life filled with love, follow the example of Christ. He loved us and offer Himself as a sacrifice for us, a pleasing aroma to God. (Ephesian 5:2) What would you like your spouse to do for you? Your answer to this question will probably reveal your primary love language. If your answer is […]

The Blended Family