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New Man Magazine Interview with Covenant Marriage

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ARTICLE FROM NEW MAN MAGAZINE (04-08) Making Your Marriage a Covenant: Interview with Phil Waugh In an interview with New Man magazine a few years ago, Phil Waugh, director of Marriage Covenant Movement shared that he and the organization were on a mission to teach couples to ditch the marriage-as-contract mind-set and start thinking of marriage as […]

Glorifying God through Your Covenant Marriage

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Covenant marriage is all about offering my best to God in my marriage for His glory. God is calling those of us who call ourselves “Believers” to a higher standard of living for Him in our marriages. If I am not giving my best to God first, I cannot give my best to my wife […]

How to Find a Marriage Counselor

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When you need a marriage counselor, there are some basic things you need to check out. The following is a list of questions to ask. These questions may be asked of the counselor being considered. Others may be asked about the counselor. It may appear that you are being too personal, but remember they will […]

How Long Will My Marriage Last?

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What is your answer to this question? Do you expect your marriage to last 5-7 years? What about 7-10 years? 25+ years, or Forever? It you answered “forever” – this is a rare answer. Why? In today’s culture one out of every two marriages ends in divorce. Even Christians often expect marriage to have a […]

Is Your Marriage a Contract?

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Is your marriage like a contract, with expectations and obligations? If it is, your marriage might be suffering because of it! Typical expectations husbands might have of their wives. Cook the meals Keep the house clean, neat, and decorated. Clean the clothes. Take care of the children. Romance (mostly sex). Typical expectations wives might have […]

God’s Intent for Marriage

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A covenant marriage is intended by God to be a lifelong relationship exemplifying unconditional love, reconciliation, sexual purity, and growth. A covenant is an eternal commitment with God. People can negotiate out of contracts, but not out of a covenant. The heart of covenant marriage is “the steadfast love of the Lord,” which comes from […]