Recently, Brian and I attended the Love Worth Fighting For marriage event. Being in the same room as other couples who MIGHT have felt the way we’ve felt in past years was pretty emotional. We attended the event so that we can grow closer and more in-tune with each other. We wanted to grow stronger in our marriage, but we left there, a bit empty handed… not because the message was inadequate, but because we already know what Christ expects from us. They didn’t say anything we don’t already know. Are we obedient in His word? Not nearly enough. We still struggle with sin, but we WANT to hold each other accountable. Moreover, we want to be in the presence of other married couples so we can know we’re not alone and we can build a circle of accountability with like-minded married couples.
Then, I had an idea.
We’d start a marriage series.
We’d open a public conversation about marriage.
We’d encourage other couples to write down their struggles and face them.
We’d open up our own lives to all of you.
We’d talk about the hard things like: Vulnerability, Jealousy, Infidelity, Temptation, oh… and so much more.
We’d talk about how our marriage was broken, but it has been saved.
Will you join us?
Every week we’ll announce one topic to think about and pray about within your marriage. Both Brian and I will openly discuss this topic throughout the week, each with a different perspective. We’ll share our life and our story with you and our hope is you will do the same with us. Tell us your story. Tell us your struggle. Tell us your victory! Use the hashtag #MarriageAppeal in your tweets and on Instagram.
If we have enough interest, we’ll start a linky round-up of marriage posts and we might even start LIVE Twitter chats.
This week, it’s all about finances. How do you deal with the finances in your household? Do you or your spouse take the sole responsibility of organizing and paying the bills? How do you decide what to spend your money on? Most importantly, do you constantly fight about money?
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