Biola’s Center for Marriage and Relationships offers an upper-division undergraduate course called "Christian Perspectives on Marriage and Relationships." The course in 2018 is team-taught by Dr. Chris Grace and Alisa Grace, Dr. Tim Muehlhoff and Noreen Muehlhoff, and Dr. Rick Langer and Shari Langer. Students can take the class with the concentration in Psychology, Communication, or Biblical Studies. Hear what two best friends said about the course!
There’s no doubt we live in the age of the self-focused “selfie.” We even tend to use self-perceptions to evaluate how others interpret and see us. This happens so automatically that we often don't even realize it. Today, Dr. Chris Grace explains how we can combat our harsh, often damaging self-perceptions.
Hear the story of how the CMR's Going Deeper Together Marriage Conference impacted Liz and Eliseo Hernandez so much. The couple attended once as they were just starting out in their engagement and then decided to attend again after getting married. Take a look at some of the things that they learned!
Our college student thinks she may have finally met ‘the love of her life’ this semester and has already invited him to a number of family functions. To be perfectly honest, we are more anxious than thrilled. Do I just hide my feelings, or is it better to be truthful about what I see as a possible mistake in the making?
Speak or Hold My Peace
This is a special episode of our Art of Relationships podcast. Both recorded and filmed on Facebook Live during this past Valentine's Day, Dr. Tim Muehlhoff and Dr. Chris Grace recorded their thoughts on "The Real News about Fake Love." They share insight into how to tell the difference between healthy and unhealthy relationships and real versus fake love. Watch the video accompanied with the podcast to see how the two of them interact! Listen as they take questions from their viewers!
Have you noticed? The culture around us pushes an idea that we should never settle for something we have, always trying to reach out for something bigger or better, newer or more intriguing. Today Dr. Chris Grace and Dr. Tim Muehlhoff explain how taking time to be grateful for what you have can be a way to fight discontent. See if any of their tips resonate with you!
Spiritual intimacy in marriage is something that has to be grown over time, as you invest in it like you might invest in watering a garden or learning a new instrument. Last week, Alisa Grace talked about the importance of developing spiritual intimacy between a husband and wife. The discussion continues as she shares some practical ways to increase spiritual intimacy in a married relationship. What do you think of these? Would you add anything to this list?
Our world today is creating and generating discussion on any topic you might think of. Video blog discussion on ways to streamline your work-day, e-books written to share travel tips, and podcasts to share thoughts on popular culture trends.
In 2016, Dr. Chris Grace and Dr. Tim Muehlhoff began to add to the conversation in a podcast focused solely on relationships. The Art of Relationships' hosts regularly weigh in on how to navigate the complexities of relationships in our culture with biblical wisdom and scholarly research.
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