Marriage

A happy marriage based on mutual respect and abiding love is every couple's dream. Those who stay married because they view their marriage as a sacred union of two souls are an inspiration to others, particularly couples who are experiencing marriage problems.
Linda and Mick at their renewal ceremony.

Their Love Defies Age and Illness

Her husband suffered from Alzheimer's, but that did not stop him from remembering to propose again as they renewed their vows.

Linda and Mick renewing their wedding vows.

The Miraculous Vow Renewal Ceremony

Dementia had stolen Mick's memories and much of his regular life—but it was no match for his and Linda's love. See how the couple renewed their vows, a day Linda says Mick still remembers.

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Karla McIntyre, her husband Todd and Todd's mobility service dog, Groot

Following His Health Crisis, Their Marriage Is Stronger Than Ever

Karla and Todd McIntyre share lessons they learned during his long, difficult recovery from a cerebellum hemorrhage and paralysis.

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Faith, family and friends

3 Values That Are Keys to Success in Life

A simple sign can be a strong reminder of what's really important. 

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A married couple holding hands.

10 Bible Verses to Strengthen Your Marriage

The Bible is full of inspiration and encouragement for having a loving relationship.

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A silhouette of a father and daughter holding hands as the sun sets.

His Addiction Was in God's Hands

Her husband dealt with alcohol addiction and it was tearing their family apart. Could she save their marriage?

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Sarah and Brett Baddorf

The Homebody and the Adventurer: Love at the Ends of the Earth

Brett, a pastor, and Sarah Baddorf, a doctor, share how they have grown closer in their marriage (and managed to visit farflung parts of the world) by allowing each other the freedom to pursue their individual interests, to follow their own dreams.

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8 Ways to Cultivate Positive Relationships

8 Ways to Cultivate Positive Relationships

These practical tips are sure to boost the meaningful connections in your life

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Dave and Ann Wilson

Practical Tips to Cultivate a Successful Marriage

Marriage experts Dave and Ann Wilson share different ways couples can handle conflict in healthy ways.

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Todd and Karla meet life’s challenges with prayer and a smile; photograph by Scott Goldsmith

A Health Crisis Bolstered Her Faith and Their Marriage

Her husband was paralyzed following a cerebellum hemorrhage. Would he walk or talk again, much less compete in his beloved marathons?

David and Tamela Mann

Tamela and David Mann: 30 Years of Love and Laughter

The two performers look back at how they've made it through the good times and bad in a marriage that is still thriving after 30 years.

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An angry wife

How God Transforms Our Anger

A fuming wife’s reaction toward her husband turns to love and compassion with a little help from a Bible verse.

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Michael W. Smith: Love at First Sight

Michael W. Smith: Love at First Sight

Singer Michael W. Smith talks about how he met his wife. 

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Grammy-winner Tamela Mann and husband David

Tamela Mann's 5 Tips for a Successful Marriage

The Grammy-winning actress and singer shares her hard-won wisdom on how to keep a marriage strong, even after the nest is empty.

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