As Christians, we believe there should be something different about Christian relationships from the way culture does relationships. As we go about pursuing relationships that honor God, we need to acknowledge there will be opposition to that. Why is that important to recognize? How does this thought sit with you?
Tim Muehlhoff is a professor of communication at Biola University and author of several books, including I Beg to Differ and Marriage Forecasting. His most recent publication, Defending Your Marriage, speaks to spiritual warfare in marriage and how to equip yourself to defend your relationship. For the past 18 years, he and his wife, Noreen, have been frequent speakers at FamilyLife marriage conferences. Muehlhoff regularly writes and speaks for the Biola University Center for Marriage and Relationships. Follow Dr. Muehlhoff on Twitter.