6 Keys to a Good Marriage

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Family Values

Little Children Little ears are listening; Little minds run wild; Trying to be like Mom or Dad, Comes natural for a child. They want to do the things you do, And say the things you say; They’re watching and they’re listening, Even...

Daddy, Can I Come Home?

Several years ago, I met a lifelong friend walking down the road. We stopped for a couple of moments and exchanged greetings. I asked her how she and her husband were doing (they had...
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Do Try This at Home

A national survey of strong families conducted by the Human Development and Family Department at the University of Nebraska—Lincoln provided the following profile of a strong family:  Appreciation. “Family members gave one another compliments and...

Take This Communication Test

Take this test with your mate. Insert your spouse’s name in the blank and answer the questions as you think your spouse sees you. (Copy this sheet if possible or keep your answers on...

Love Numbers

Of honeymooning couples last year, 9% had this in common. What? Answer: They brought their kids along. On their first date, 15% of married people say this happened. What? Answer: They fell in love! For Valentine’s Day dinner,...

Thoroughbred or Nag?

“Husbands, love your wives, and be not bitter against them” —Colossians 3:19

On the Home Front

Do It Together A Florida church holding monthly events for the entire family had trouble with parents dropping their kids off and not staying for the events. They remedied the problem with this announcement: “The...
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Founded on Purity

Jacob and Rachel “dated” for seven years without behaving immorally (Genesis 29:20–21).  How different this is from today when many seem unable to go on even one date without being promiscuous. In a permissive society,...

Ethics for Homes

Every principle of God’s Word that applies to our conduct toward Him and with others has an appli­cation in the home.