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Great Marriages Don't Just Happen

  • Tue, Sep 6, 2016

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When I got married in 1995, it never occurred to me that my Marine husband and I would immediately have struggles.  I was extremely hopeful that getting married would provide me with a companion and a father for my then 11-year old son.  Well, it did that, but not without a lot of heartache, disappointment, and many challenges.

Six months after we were married, Ambassador offered to sponsor the married couples on staff to attend a local FamilyLife marriage conference.  Honestly, looking back it was the best and most timely gift we ever received!  And while the challenges of being ...

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40 Years of Faithfulness

  • Tue, Jul 26, 2016

In FamilyLife's recent Legacy Report (40th Anniversary Edition), Dennis Rainey says:

"When I look back on the history of FamilyLife, I can only say, in the words of Paul: 'Now to him who is able to do more abundantly than all that we ask or think, according to the power at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, forever and ever, Amen.' (Eph. 3:20-21 ESV)"

All this week on "FamilyLife Today," co-founders Dennis and Barbara Rainey talk about FamilyLife's 40 years of ministry to marriages and families-starting ...

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How You Always Meant to Parent

  • Tue, Jun 7, 2016

"We wanted our children to know their life was found in the person of Jesus Christ; and to be independently dependent upon Christ." - Dennis Rainey

Isn't that every Christian parent's goal?  That if we "train up" our children as Proverbs 22:6 says, then our efforts should result in having children entirely dependent upon Christ.  I know that's how I meant to parent my son.  But like many other parents, instead of focusing on modeling God's truth in the home and letting the Holy Spirit bring conviction, I often became distracted and (admittedly) obsessed with trying ...

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