The kids are grown and gone; the house is quiet. Now what do you do? Speaking from experience, Chuck Swindoll gives advice on what empty-nesters can now pursue together.
If you find that many of your marital arguments center around money matters, hear these tips on how the Swindolls communicate with one another about finances.
If you're going to live with someone 24/7, Chuck Swindoll says it's crucial for you to open your life and heart to them and keep no secrets. Transparency should always be your goal.
We are to convey Christ across the canyons of age, nationality, language, gender, cultural bias and spiritual blindness. There is no doubt the truth of Jesus can transcend every canyon, but are we equipped to carry Him well?
Sometimes a wife just wants to be listened to, understood, and accepted for who she is. Chuck Swindoll encourages husbands to truly know their wife's inner struggles and dreams.
Chuck Swindoll suggests it's not so much what a wife says to her husband that will win him over. He's more apt to respond to her gentle behavior and her attitude.
The institution of marriage has fallen on hard times—divorce rates are soaring, men and women are testing the marriage waters by living together first, to say nothing about society’s attempts to redefine marriage to include same-sex couples. But marriage is a divinely designed institution, and if marriage is to thrive in an increasingly hostile culture then we must first consult the architect of marriage…God.
Desiring to get the job done or meet other expectations, a congregation can lose its primary objective: to ascribe supreme worth to our supreme Lord. Worship is more than meditative contemplation, the passive enjoyment of great music, or listening to a well-delivered sermon. Worship requires participation…a response…praise and service, celebration and action.
What do I do when the Bible offends me? Here are a few tips that may be helpful.
Few things steal a church’s joy like discouragement…especially if that discouragement comes not from outside circumstances but from inside instigators. Scripture tells us that we are to “stimulate one another to love and good deeds” (Hebrews 10:24). But far too often we choose instead to speak words that dishearten, hinder, and deter each other from living the life God intends.