Betsy St. Amant Haddox iBelieve Contributing Writer Lonely isn’t fun. Too often, women will look past the obvious in a desperate attempt to create a relationship that simply isn’t there. Being aware of some of the signs of disinterest from a...
4. Prioritize Christ-Centered Friendships When my husband and I weren’t united spiritually, I often felt alone. He was my closest friend in so many other areas, but I felt as if I couldn’t fully share the deepest parts of myself with...
Deep, lasting stress makes a mark on a marriage. Life’s troubles either wound and divide us, or they pull us together as a couple. How can a husband and wife encourage one another? Why does stress create friction and...
A crisis can bring out the best in people, or it can bring out the worst. We’ve all seen examples of the worst. A friend of mine, Steve, was in an international airport trying to get home on the...
For some of us, we are over a month into this “new normal” of practicing social distancing and spending most of our time in our homes, rather than shuffling about from one activity, work commitment, social outing, or errand...
For some Christians, it’s uncomfortable to have open conversations about sex, especially when they are fearful or doubtful about what will be expected when they get married. Often, they’ve been raised in homes where their parents taught them how...
The speck in another person’s eye is glaringly obvious when we never see ourselves through the eyes of others. We speak harshly about people who are different from us, forgetting how we appeared to God before Christ saved us. Now...
According to Noble Warriors, a ministry geared towards equipping men to walk with Christ and lead well, the number one temptation men face today is pornography, and with the added screen time at home and more unscripted time available,...
Most of us don’t like to be taught or corrected. This can prick our pride and fear of rejection. Plus, many of us, as well as our opponents, readily see our flaws and strive desperately to hide them from...
Why Do We People Please? Often times, when we people please, we do it because we feel pressure to do or say things because of fear of what people will think about us.  We do it because we don’t want...