In society today, do we send unintentional messages to single people that they are somehow inferior? Are there ways that communities – and churches in particular – can be more inclusive and supportive of singles? Continue reading “Understanding Singleness in God’s Family”
Author: Focus On The Family
On the school playground, you probably gave your sweetheart a paper heart with “I like u a LOT” painstakingly scribbled on it in your favourite crayon colour. Since then, you’ve come a long way in terms of communicating your love to your spouse. But even the best marriage can benefit from a little spark. We chatted with relationship experts and life coaches for easy, practical tips on enhancing communication within a marriage, as well as special ways to express your love. Continue reading “Love and Communication: 11 Expert Tips for a Better Marriage”
All people have the potential to be mastered by a life-controlling problem and pulled into the downward spiral of an addiction.
In this podcast we discuss what can be done if someone you know may be struggling with an addiction. Our guest is Malcolm Smith, the founder of the Teen Challenge Rehabilitation Centre in Western Australia. Continue reading “When a Loved One is Struggling With Addiction”
My wife and I are parents to six daughters.
Yes… six. Yes, we intentionally conceived them. No we weren’t trying for a boy. Yes, we do own a television (which we clearly do not have time to watch.) Continue reading “Stop Stuffing Stuff In: Why Relationships Don’t Work on Efficiency”
By: Elaine Fraser
A deep sense of love and belonging is an irreducible need of all people. We are biologically, cognitively, physically, and spiritually wired to love, to be loved, and to belong. When those needs are not met, we don’t function as we were meant to. We break. We fall apart. We numb. We ache. We hurt others. We get sick. – Brené Brown Continue reading “The Infinite Power of Showing Up”
Have you ever thought about walking away from your marriage?
Listen to one woman’s dramatic story of leaving her husband to find “Mr. Right” — and finding God in the process! Discover how the Lord can bring you healing and reconciliation, even after the worst mistake in your life. Continue reading “Giving Your Marriage a Second Chance”
A growing problem in society today is domestic violence.
This two part podcast offers insights and experience on what to do if you – or someone you know – is experiencing domestic violence, and how to break the cycle. Continue reading “Domestic Violence: What Can Be Done About It?”
All marriages go through seasons.
Dr. Gary Chapman joins Focus on the Family to discuss the attitudes, emotions and actions of winter, spring, summer and autumn marriages, and how couples can make the most of each season. Continue reading “Embracing the Various Seasons of Marriage”