Married and…Adopting Domestically

Editor’s Note: This is the next installment in our “Married and…” series where we will interview couples from all walks of life. It is our hope that you are encouraged by the stories of people who have similar journeys as you, who share the same dreams you have, who face the same obstacles you do, and who can remind you that your marriage isn’t the first one to experience the … [Read more...]

More Than Buddies: Pursuing Male Friendships


“Every single time we hang out, it’s basically an hour or two, at the most. I always have to initiate and it takes months to nail down.” “Babe, we had dinner with him and his wife a month ago. He’s just busy. Don’t overthink it.” “I know…I just…I wish he’d occasionally send me a text to ask how I’m doing. I stay in communication with him, and he usually responds, but … [Read more...]

3 Things Every Spouse Needs

3 Things Every Spouse Needs

On the drive home from church the other Sunday, I reached across the middle console and held my wife’s hand. Over the din of whooping and singing hooligans on the back row, I thought about Pastor Doug’s challenging message from Galatians—when serving others, remember that all people need three things: to be known, to be cared for, and to be challenged. More important … [Read more...]