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5 ways to protect your marriage from divorce

Looking back, we both agree that we could’ve done better. We should’ve paid more attention to the signals and did something to...


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Tags: Divorce, Interviews, Ministry,

How to have an intentional marriage

Anne was completely enamored with her new car. She washed it regularly and drove it proudly. There was only one minor...


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Tags: Divorce, Ministry, Faith,

4 good things that can make a bad marriage

You’ve heard it said that you can never have “too much of a good thing.”  However, too much of a good thing always cost us...


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Tags: Divorce, Ministry, Parenting,

How to improve your marriage in the easiest way possible

One of my favorite games to play is Spades. In the game, each player decides how many tricks they will be able to take, or...


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Tags: Divorce, Ministry, Parenting,

Divorce statistics tell the story. Or do they?

I have heard it said that “Sixty-five percent of stats are not true.” In the marriage and divorce arena, you'll hear stats all...


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Why fighting for your marriage is so important

Are you a warrior or coward when it comes to your marriage? I can speak as a husband, great husbands are warriors, not...


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Tags: Divorce, Ministry, Faith,

Living by faith not fear in your marriage

Fear of getting hurt. Fear of failure. Fear of rejection. Fear of death. Fear of uncertainty. I had all of it. I tried to fit...


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Tags: Money, Divorce, Ministry,

10 secrets your divorce attorney may never tell you

At Grace Marriage, we strive to bring you resources that will infuse grace and affection into your marriage as you strive to...


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Living sacrifices: learning how to serve your spouse

Therefore, brothers and sisters, in view of the mercies of God, I urge you to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy...


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Tags: Divorce, Ministry, Parenting,

Who are you chasing in your marriage?

Who Are You Pursuing?

Some folks will tell you to chase after your spouse. Some will tell you to take care of yourself...


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Tags: Money, Divorce, Ministry,

20 most popular marriage posts of 2020

It's been a busy year at Grace Marriage. We've tried to challenge and encourage you and your marriage over the year on our...


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Merry Christmas, Darling! Fun questions to ask your spouse this holiday

Whenever my husband and I attend a Grace Marriage session, our favorite lessons are the ones that involve a quiz about our...


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Loved people love people: the power of forgiveness in marriage

“Hurt people hurt people.” Most of us have heard this phrase before, and its meaning is pretty clear. When someone has...


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Conflict resolution in marriage: 4 habits for every situation

Married couples will experience conflict. Most marital conflict is because of miscommunication, finances, or physical...


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Tags: Money, Divorce, Ministry,

Serving your spouse and the power of now

Serving your spouse isn't always easy. I know. It can be tough. I have a friend. He's a great guy. He’d give you the shirt...


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Tags: Divorce, Ministry, Faith,

5 questions for your next date night

Have you lost that lovin’ feeling? It is easy to do when life seems to suck all our energy and time away. Being intentional in...


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Tags: Money, Divorce, Ministry,

5 things you’re missing in managing marriage stress

How do we manage life without feeling overwhelmed? How do avoid feeling like life is this huge responsibility to fulfill? How...


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When sarcasm infects your home

I don’t know if you ever wake up like this, but today I woke up really sad. Last night, things went south at our house....


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5 ideas for a thriving marriage instead of being married to your job

“Help, my spouse is married to their job.” This is what gets said so often in struggling marriages.

 

Are you the one saying...


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Newlywed advice: learning to dance through the minefield of marriage

We’ve all been to wedding receptions or other places where we’ve seen people dancing. Have you noticed how the couples dance...


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How to fix a marriage by rejecting these two lies

John and Susan met through an online dating service. The techno-virtual matchmakers of the day ran the algorithms and...


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Turn, turn, turn: the changing seasons of marriage

As we move from the long, free days of summer into the colorful days of fall, I always try to take a moment to meditate on the...


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Slow down: 10 ideas for how to connect like never before

When our son was 4 years old, a friend was visiting our home. Our son gently grabbed her face and gave her a soft, slow kiss...


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7 reasons for divorce and how to overcome them

Why do people file for divorce? Well, it all depends on who you ask. Now, these seven reasons aren't in any order. And, I'm...


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10 questions for couples to ask right now

Have you ever considered the fact that Jesus was the greatest question asker the world has ever seen? Think about that for a...


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I'm not better: how the sin of pride creeps up on us.

I was reflecting on the great impact of Ravi Zacharias after we heard that he passed away. The first time I saw him he was...


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Marriage help during quarantine (free video series)

We are providing FREE weekly video sessions that will help your marriage during quarantine. Researchers say there will be an...


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Tags: Money, Interviews, Ministry,

Preventing the drift and protecting your marriage (3 minute video)

Preventing the drift in marriage is vital. You must learn to protect your marriage.


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Focus on the Family broadcast featuring Brad & Marilyn Rhoads

Co-founders of Grace Marriage, Brad Rhoads and his wife, Marilyn, were interviewed live in studio at Focus on the Family. They...


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How did Grace Marriage start?

We recently had the privilege of spending time with our friends at LifePoint Church | Smyrna, TN. What an amazing,...


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Church leaders: a plan to do less marriage crisis counseling

Prevention in marriage is three times more effective than intervention.  Plus, as the average couple is unhappy six years...


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Brad & Marilyn Rhoads on Focus on the Family Broadcast

We are thankful for the opportunity to be on the Focus (“Focus”) on the Family Radio show. Focus helps countless families and...


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