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“Spiritual Intimacy”

A Foundation Worth Building On: 6 Things to Look For, pt. I

Hannah Ellenwood - March 27, 2018

 

If someone were to sit down and ask you what to look for in an ideal dating partner, what would you say? Attractive? Charismatic? Thoughtful? Sensitive? Adventurous? In this article, guest author and Biola alum Hannah Ellenwood ('15) writes about things that she has learned to look for, things that she may not have considered important in years past. As you read her thoughts, do they challenge the things you would consider most important in a dating partner?


8 Ways to Pray for Your Future Relationship

Debra Fileta - March 20, 2018

Dear CMR,

I am not currently in a dating relationship, but I have been trying to commit my future relationships to God. It is hard to pray for my future more than generally. Can you give me any advice or tips on how to focus prayer for a relationship when I am not in one?

Signed,

Prayed Up


Deepen The Spiritual Intimacy in Your Marriage pt. I

Alisa Grace - January 30, 2018

If you and your spouse are not spiritually thriving in your relationship, you are not alone. How to share your spiritual journey as spouses is often a difficult area to navigate within a marriage. Today, Alisa Grace shares her experience and advice in developing spiritual intimacy. 

How to Start Spiritual Conversations with Your Spouse

Biola CMR - January 11, 2017

Christian couples are frequently encouraged to pursue spiritual intimacy in marriage, but if this was never modeled to you as a child, it can be challenging and maybe even uncomfortable.  In this video, Dr. Chris and Alisa Grace share practical advice for couples who desire to deepen their spiritual relationship, but aren’t quite sure where to start.


How To Spiritually Support Your Spouse

Biola CMR - November 30, 2016

What does it look like to spiritually support your partner during times of trials as well as times of blessings? In today’s video, Chris and Alisa Grace sit down to provide practical ways to be spiritually supportive of your spouse as you learn to listen, love and grow as a couple.


Too Much, Too Soon? Setting Emotional Boundaries in Dating

Alisa Grace - August 23, 2016

As you start dating someone, the temptation can be to go too deep, too fast – especially emotionally. How can you tell when your emotional intimacy is pushing the limits? Read this blog by Alisa Grace for some guidelines to help you set healthy, God-honoring emotional boundaries.


Understanding How Your Spouse Connects to God

Chris Grace, Alisa Grace - July 27, 2016

An important way you can grow in spiritual intimacy with your spouse is to recognize how God created you and your partner to connect to Him. We are each made with different spiritual temperaments, and when we recognize the way our spouse is designed, we can more easily find opportunities and activities together that will support and encourage their connection to God. In this video, Dr. Chris Grace and Alisa Grace discuss the importance of understanding how your spouse connects to God. 


Why spiritual formation is essential for a maturing marriage

Judy TenElshof - June 28, 2016

When marriage vows are made, they are made to each other but the covenant commitment is with God. It is our relationship with God that helps us be faithful through being rich or poor, sick or healthy, until death parts us. Read this blog to unpack the importance of this truth.

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