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“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.


Cultivating Spiritual Transformation in Marriage

Tim Muehlhoff - October 19, 2015

It's one thing to recognize your hot-button issues. It's another thing to actually know how to respond well. Oftentimes, we understand what to do yet struggle with not being able to do it. We need God's help to us address these issues and bring about spiritual transformation in our lives and marriages. In this brief clip, Dr. Tim Muehlhoff poses a very important question - where do you get the power to put this knowledge into practice?


What does spiritual intimacy look like?

Chris Grace, Alisa Grace - August 24, 2015

What does it look like to become spiritually intimate with another person? Dr. Chris and Alisa Grace discuss practical tips on how you can create a spiritually intimate, flourishing relationship with your spouse.


5 Qualities of a Happy Marriage

Chris Grace - July 20, 2015

Marriage is one of the most reliable indicators of happiness. Martin Seligman writes in his book Authentic Happiness that “marriage is robustly related to happiness,” is one of the best predictors of life satisfaction, and that married couples express the highest levels of happiness and satisfaction.

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