"At one point I sat down with God to pray that I would die so that I could get out of my marriage to my wife." In this podcast, former NFL Chaplain for the Detroit Lions Dave Wilson sits down with Dr. Chris Grace and Dr. Tim Muehlhoff to share his story. Dave is currently one of the lead pastors of Kensington Church in Troy, Michigan. He walks us through how his marriage has grown from its rocky start. How did he grow from that low point to now leading marriage conferences around the country? Take a listen!
Does the name Butch Hartman sound familiar? What about the FairlyOdd Parents? In this episode of our podcast, Dr. Chris Grace and Dr. Tim Muehlhoff talk with Butch Hartman, the creator, producer, and lead animator of The FairlyOdd Parents, an animated television series that aired on Nickelodeon for over 20 years! He and his wife Juliann share the story of how they met, how they got started in the entertainment world, and how they had to learn to fight for their marriage in the midst of the demands of their careers.
In-N-Out is a recognized name in the U.S. and is associated with delicious hamburgers and iconic palm trees. In this podcast episode, In-N-Out owner and operator Lynsi Snyder shares some of the wisdom she has learned over the years about prioritizing family over work and finding support in the difficult times in your marriage. With a company valued at $1.3 billion, she has had to learn these lessons in a very unique environment yet shares them with a clarity that anyone in relationships can connect with.
I’ve been spending a lot of time with a guy I met at church and really like. He recently told me he believes God gave His Word to some people, but that other people also added their opinions to the Bible, so it’s not like the Bible is actually God’s Word. I believe the Bible is truly God’s Word, without error, and I live my life based on it. Am I overthinking this or should this be a red flag as I consider whether or not to date him?
Disappointed and Unsure
In the majority of Western culture, the idea of spiritual warfare is not talked about often. In the context of marriage, most couples tend to under-emphasize spiritual warfare in their relationship rather than over-emphasizing it. Why is that? When you take a step back and look at our world, it is easy to see that something is wrong. It can feel that there is a war going on and we are caught in the cross-fire. In your relationship, how can you tell if there is a spiritual attack going on? Are there signs that are universal?
Spiritual warfare and marriage. At first glance, these two things may not seem to overlap, but what if they did? What would that look like? In this episode, we discuss the fact that marriages are indeed a target of spiritual warfare but it probably looks much different than you would imagine! Take a listen!
In this episode of the podcast, we continue the conversation with Dr. Bradford Wilcox, Director of the National Marriage Project at University of Virginia and contributing scholar to Institute for Family Studies. He points to some research on how important fathers are to their children, how playtime builds a connection with parents from their children, and how faith is passed down from parent to child.
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