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Well What Did You Expect (Pt. 1 of 2)

by Harold & Bette Gillogly We all came into marriage with expectations — some realistic, some not so realistic.  “My wife ought to be like Carol Brady.”  “My husband ought to be like Ozzie Nelson.”  “And my children ought to be like Beaver Cleaver.”  But soon after the vows are said, reality sets in. REALITY […]

A Study of B-O-B Hope

by Harold & Bette Gillogly When people talk about hope, what they usually mean is “wish.”  “I hope this will happen.”  “I wish that would happen.”  But when the Bible speaks of hope, what it means is “confidence.”  Because of who God is, and what He has done in the past, we are confident of […]

How to Have Joy in your Marriage

Authors: Bill and Bridget Dunk Today’s society would have you believe all you need to be happy is that new car – that new job – the latest and greatest gadget – even a new hair color has the promise of happiness in “television land.”  But happiness is NOT what we need – it is […]

Encourager or Critic

We are commanded by the Holy Spirit to encourage one another and build each other up (1 Thess. 5:11). If you know the Lord, then, hopefully, you take this command pretty seriously.  You try your best to encourage those who are DIScouraged.  But is that enough? Is there more to this command than meets the […]