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What’s Best For Marriage – Compatibility or Commitment?

It’s my observation as one now married more than thirty years that two things are required for a successful marriage: commitment and compatibility. But I fear that out of fear we have given compatibility far more weight than it can carry as a predictor of marital health. And if the other person doesn’t match up [...]

By |2017-07-10T09:57:24-07:00July 10th, 2017|Family Life, Life Skills, Men and Women|Comments Off on What’s Best For Marriage – Compatibility or Commitment?

Lewis & Clark’s Five Tips For A Happy Marriage

As a pastor who’s now logged 33 years with the wife-of-my-life, I’ve been asked often what makes for an enduring marriage. And when that question comes up, invariably I bring up – naturally – Lewis and Clark. For real. On May 21, 1804, at 3:30 in the afternoon, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, along with [...]

By |2017-05-20T18:37:08-07:00March 22nd, 2017|Family Life, Life Skills, Men and Women|Comments Off on Lewis & Clark’s Five Tips For A Happy Marriage