So today, I’m going to deal with this common question:
1) Whose Fault Is It?
One of the most common traps in marriage is the Blame Game. And man, once you get on that cycle, it will never stop spinning. To oversimplify, he stops giving attention, she gets resentful and stops giving sex. He feels sexually shut out, so he shuts down. She has a shut down husband which infuriates her, because she so hungrily wants to connect. And ’round and ’round we go. Continue reading “Blog: What Happened to My Marriage – Part 3”
So this entry I’m going to deal first with this question:
1) Do men really know what women are thinking?
In a word….No.
1) The Initial Statement
I made a statement that, I thought that the reason many women were bitter and disappointed in their marriages was because of unrealistic expectations. To elaborate even further: Continue reading “Blog: What Happened to my Marriage? – Part 1”
This information was originally published as a response to The Peaceful Wife/April Cassidy’s Blog Post entitled, I Feel So Spiritually Alone in my Marriage, but I wanted to repost it as a standalone post here, because this is a question I get asked all the time. Why, exactly, do married men make such a focused effort to resist counseling if the marriage is in trouble? Here’s why:
It’s because counseling has at least three elements that are completely repugnant to men: Continue reading “Blog: Why Won’t My Husband Go To Counseling?”
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The seventh and final pillar of an effective church? Discipleship.
11 And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers;
12 For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ:
13 Till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ:
The whole point of the Fivefold Ministry? Is to build people up. Christians are supposed to come into the unity of the faith. There is a unity in God that very few of us enjoy, because we are never taught about it. Continue reading “Blog: Seven Pillars of an Effective Church – Part 7”