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Evil Attacks Against Marriages and Families

by Bob & Yvonne Turnbull Yes, there are evil attacks against Christian marriages and families, and the biblical proof text is found in Ephesians 6:12 – “Our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil […]

Unmet Expectations and Anger

by Harold & Bette Gillogly 100% of your anger comes from your unmet expectations.  That’s hard to believe, isn’t it?  OK, let’s unpack it a little bit so we can understand how this impacts everyone us. Maybe you’re a wife who is really angry at her husband.  He doesn’t pick up after himself.  Leaves his […]

Hard Truths about Anger

Here are some secrets about anger you probably don’t want to hear.  We don’t like them either, but we have to grit our teeth and take them to heart because they’re TRUE. Expressing your anger does not lessen your anger. It usually increases it.  “WHAT?  I just want to blow off some steam.  Get it […]

The Dangers of Anger

By Harold & Bette Gillogly Holding onto anger is both dangerous and dumb!  Here’s why – You will suffer consequences that will make you miserable.  Nobody in their right mind wants to be miserable.  DO YOU? Here are some of the ways it’s going to mess you up: It becomes a habit. It will be […]

The Tie That Binds

by Harold and Bette Gillogly There’s a reason we are so passionate about our book Experiencing Oneness.  According to a Focus on the Family study, couples who regularly read the Bible together, pray together and attend church together have a dramatically low divorce rate — only 1 out of @ 1000.  Our goal is to […]

While You Have Her

by Milt Hughes On April 14th of 1997, Gladys Hughes went to be with her Lord in heaven.  She was a dear friend and valued member of our GTO Board of Directors.  A few weeks ago, Milt, her husband of 46 years, wrote a letter to the men in his church in Nashville, Tennessee.  His […]

But What About My Needs?

by Patrick & Dwaina Six    We have heard it too many times. Maybe you’ve heard it or even said it: “My spouse just isn’t meeting my needs….” Some have even interpreted a popular marriage book on “needs” to mean that it is your partner’s responsibility to meet all your needs. We all do have […]

Want the Secret of Happiness?

Loving Like God Is Actually Good for You by Harold and Bette Gillogly It’s outrageous how much God loves us!  And even more outrageous that He expects us to love like He loves! WHAT?  Love like God loves?  Impossible, you say. But it can’t be impossible if that’s what He expects, can it? Maybe we […]

Celebrate Your Coupleness!

by Harold and Bette Gillogly Summer is a terrific time to celebrate being a couple! Life can get so intense, can’t it?  Maybe your life is full of a lot of “gotta’s.”  We’ve gotta earn a living. We’ve gotta take the kids to soccer. We’ve gotta mow the lawn. Perhaps your life is so full of “gotta’s” that you have pushed […]

Is Integrity Worth the Cost?

by Harold and Bette Gillogly Can you imagine a tongue screw becoming a symbol of integrity?  It became so in the city of Antwerp, Holland in the year 1577.  Hans Bret, a young bakery worker, lived in Antwerp with his widowed mother during a time of perilous Protestant persecution in Europe. Hans was an eager […]