Fun Loving You

Ted Cunningham talks about the fun he has making his wife laugh. Ted reminds couples to enjoy themselves in the midst of life’s ups and downs.

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Fun Loving You

Would you call your marriage fun? Pastor Ted Cunningham reflects on his fun-loving engagement and marriage to his bride of 17 years, Amy, but admits that the early years of matrimony weren't without their challenges. Ted talks about the difficulty he had of opening his heart to his wife, especially ...

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Marriage Tested in the Furnace

Dave and Ann Wilson recall their earliest years of marriage and the problems they found difficult to resolve, especially as it related to their sexual past. Hear how God gave their hearts a makeover and transformed their shaky marriage....

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If My Husband Would Change...

The first time Rhonda Stoppe saw the man who would become her husband, he immediately took her breath away. But the shine of their picture perfect relationship began to wear off after their "I dos." Stoppe shares what she learned the hard way: A happy marriage doesn't stem from how well our husban...

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The Respect Dare

Nina Roesner wasn't happy in her marriage. As God grew her in her relationship with her husband as she began to realize that she had to communicate her needs, rather than expecting her spouse to read her mind, and that learning to respect her husband was the first step in learning to love him well....

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Fueled by Grace, Filled by the Spirit

Many people are not experiencing a marriage that consists of a loving husband and a happy wife. The problem is sin. Pastor H.B. Charles explains God's plan for marriage, including how a husband and wife need to be yielded to the Holy Spirit for their marriage to glorify God....

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Spiritual Life Coaching

Did you know that there's a mistress flirting around your pastor's door? The mistress's name? Ministry. Dennis Rainey speaks to pastors about how they can avoid this marriage-destroying trap. He also alerts us to the dangers of what he calls "terrorism of the soul" as he explores the toxic effects o...

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25 Years of Radio: A Wife's Role

From the FamilyLife Today vault, hear classic content on marriage from featured guest experts over the last 25 years....

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20 Marriage Lessons From 44 Years

Dennis and Barbara Rainey share insight into 20 things they learned about marriage in their 44 years together....

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Marriage & the Mystery of the Gospel

Pastor and author Ray Ortlund explains how his eyes were opened anew as he began to study Genesis 1-2 and answer the question, “Why does marriage matter?” Human marriage is a great mystery that has the aroma of Christ all over it, and that’s why Satan hates it. ...

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Smart Love

In order to manage what you feel, you need to be able to understand why you're feeling it, explains authors and counselors David and Jan Stoop. You can manage your feelings by disciplining your thoughts and by understanding the language of emotions....

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The Controlling Husband

Sometimes life gives you a wake up call. Ron and Jan Welch recall their first anniversary when Jan told him that his controlling behavior was making her feel like a bird in a cage. Find out how God finally got Ron's attention through the behavior of his sons. ...

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Cherish

Best-selling author Gary Thomas explains that when you show off the beauty of your spouse and showcase them instead of yourself, you are cherishing them. Thomas encourages husbands and wives to cherish their spouses by celebrating who they uniquely are. ...

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The Real Root of All Problems

The character of a marriage is not set in the big moments, says author and counselor Paul David Tripp. It's found in the 10,000 little moments of everyday life. If our choices are all self-focused, then selfishness will destroy a marriage....

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Expressing Love Without Touching

Dave and Ann Wilson walk through an acrostic built around the word "touch." They offer helpful ways for husbands and wives to communicate love through non-sexual touch. They share stories about their failures and successes....

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Grace Filled Marriage

Do you show your spouse grace? Grace, according to authors Tim and Darcy Kimmel, is giving someone what they desperately need, but don't especially deserve. FamilyLife speakers Tim and Darcy know what it means to give and receive grace, and share some grace moments from their own marriage. Tim and D...

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Praying God's Word

Don Whitney, a professor at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, coaches Christians not to forget to pray the words of Scripture as they seek the Lord. When we pray the Scriptures back to God we find ourselves praying with fervor. Whitney also coaches parents on how to lead their families in praye...

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Back on Solid Ground

NASA Astronaut Barry "Butch" Wilmore and his wife, Deanna, tell how they met and how they've worked to build their marriage on Christ and the Scriptures. Barry shares how he came to be an astronaut, and Deanna explains how she encourages Butch to step up, especially when it comes to keeping their ma...

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First Year Marriage Surprises

Join us as we celebrate the first anniversary of Robert and Nancy Wolgemuth (formerly Nancy Leigh DeMoss). The Wolgemuths take a realistic look at their courtship and their first year together as husband and wife....

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25 Questions You're Afraid to Ask

Some things, like intimacy, are hard to discuss. Clinical psychologist Dr. Juli Slattery answers the question she's asked most frequently: "What does God approve of?" Slattery says it can now be assumed that the average couple is dealing with porn, and many men and women are affected by sexual traum...

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Fear Factor

Fear is one of the core things that gets families "stuck." Ron Deal tells couples how to break out of the fear cycle, and rest in the sovereignty and power of God. Ron explains that when you face your own fear and pride first, that opens the door to love and peace in your marriage....

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Killing Spiders: Casting Out Fear From Your Marriage

Popular speaker and author Gary Thomas tells husbands and wives if you really want to love your spouse, you have to kill the things in your marriage that irritate your spouse or you will be disconnected in your marriage. Gary says you have to learn how to be open and transparent with each other if y...

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Weekend to Remember® Getaway Sampler

Dennis Rainey and Bob Lepine share highlights from the Weekend to Remember® marriage conference....

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Love is an Attitude

Does it sometimes feel as if you and your spouse are speaking different languages? Dr. Gary Chapman brings you up to speed as he unpacks the five love languages....

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You and Me Forever

"Crazy Love" author Francis Chan and his wife, Lisa, are on an incredible marriage quest. The Chans are encouraging couples to go far beyond an average marriage, loving and living to the glory of God....

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Just Say the Word

Sam Ingrassia and his wife had hit a rough patch in their 37-year marriage. But it wasn’t until his wife’s startling comment that he began to wake up to the reality of their spiritual state. Sam tells Dennis Rainey how he and his wife began infusing new life into their marriage by praying togeth...

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The Marriage Prayer

How exactly do prayer and marriage relate to each other? David Delk, president of Man in the Mirror, shares how 68 simple words can change your marriage for the better....

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Two Hearts Praying as One

Prayer is an essential component of any healthy marriage, and this week we'll hear from three couples who've proven the power of prayer in their marriage. Join us as FamilyLife launches an exciting prayer initiative that will strengthen your marriage....

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The Missional Marriage

If your vision of missionary work involves travel to a distant land and life in a grass hut, Voddie Baucham says you may not yet grasp how encompassing mission really is. He says to learn to live your marriage as mission, right here and now....

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The Power of A Wife's Affirmation

Women and men are different, right? Ann Wilson punctuates that obvious point with a resounding "YES" as she exhorts wives on a recent Love Like You Mean It® cruise to use the power of their femininity to build up their husbands....

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One of Us Must Be Crazy

Are you and your spouse as different as night and day? If so, you're not alone. Polar opposites Tim and Joy Downs laugh as they recall their differences and remind couples that God can use those "very different characteristics" in your spouse to mold and shape you in a beautiful way. They discuss ho...

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Planning for Oneness

Are you intentional in your marriage? Steve and Candice Watters believe it's important to make plans as a couple. They share how taking time to plan and dream has benefited their marriage and has turned their hopes and wishes into a reality. They also encourage couples to be intentional about spendi...

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Surprising Secrets of Highly Happy Marriage

When Shaunti Feldhahn set out to uncover the secrets to a happy marriage, she had no idea what she would find. But what she did discover might surprise you. One of the biggest reasons attributing to a husband or wife's happiness, she says, is when they believe their spouse cares about them, and the ...

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Grace Filled Marriage

Do you show your spouse grace? Grace, according to authors Tim and Darcy Kimmel, is giving someone what they desperately need, but don’t especially deserve. FamilyLife speakers Tim and Darcy know what it means to give and receive grace, and share some grace moments from their own marriage. Tim an...

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Enhancing Your Marriage

Have you ever found yourself asking, “Is that all there is?” If so, you’re not alone. Bible study teacher Judy Rossi also asked herself that question just a few years after marrying the man of her dreams. Hear how Judy came to Christ, and how her faith commitment changed her life and her marri...

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Picking Up the Pieces

Live long enough, and someone will likely break your heart. Author and biblical counselor Lou Priolo talks about the emotions people feel as they struggle with a broken heart....

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The Upside Down Marriage

Many couples drift into marital miscommunication, yet nearly as many find themselves surprised both by the arrival and the intensity of the storm.  What happened? Counselor Jim Keller reveals a simple yet profound truth about communication; how you listen has a lot more to do with communication tha...

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For Men and Women Only

There’s no denying that men and women are different. But do you realize HOW different? Author Shaunti Feldhahn talks to Dennis Rainey about some of the biggest revelations she discovered while doing research for her books, “For Men Only,” and “For Women Only.” Shaunti Feldhahn walks women ...

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Runaway Emotions

Is anger getting the best of you? Pastor Jeff Schreve and his wife, Debbie, open the Scriptures to glean wisdom from the book of Jonah, a man of God who didn’t always control his temper....

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Say it Loud!

Author and FamilyLife marriage conference speaker Robyn McKelvy, along with her husband, Ray, explain why being a wife is a whole lot like being a cheerleader. Robyn and Ray also, tell you how to build up your husband through encouragement. Robyn explains that as your husband receives encouragement,...

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Men and Women: Enjoying the Difference

Does your spouse think you’re selfish? Best-selling author Dr. Larry Crabb focuses on the number #1 enemy of marriage – selfishness. Crabb explains that in order to love our spouse well, we must die to ourselves and our own needs and wants, and focus on the needs of our spouse. ...

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Redeeming Relationships

Rich Rollins, the executive pastor at Valley Bible Church in Hercules, CA, talks to Dennis Rainey about the inevitable threat of conflict that every relationship faces....

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Pray Big for Your Family

Pastor Will Davis and his wife Susie talk about praying big....

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Cupidity: 50 Stupid Things People Do for Love

Michael and Hayley DiMarco explain how stupid attempts at love happen when you're dating and also when you're married. ...

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Your Interculturual Marriage

Marla Alupoaicei talks about the reality of being in an intercultural marriage....

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What Husbands Wish Their Wives Knew About Men

Bob Lepine cracks the masculine code book for women at a recent True Woman conference. ...

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Marriage Forecasting

Communication expert Tim Muehlhoff talks about the conditions that are conducive to great marital communication. ...

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Sharing the Love and Laughter

The drift toward isolation in marriage is common to every marriage, whether you're selling insurance in Indiana, serving in ministry, or working in Hollywood as an actor. Hear from Kirk Cameron and his wife, Chelsea, and find out how God drew them back together. ...

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A Way With Words

Have you considered the strength of your words? Christin reminds listeners to use their words wisely, especially as we invest in the next generation. ...

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Your Mate: God's Perfect Gift

Hear the many benefits to “leaving and cleaving” in marriage from pastor and marriage expert Crawford Loritts. ...

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Covenant Marriage

Dr. Gary Chapman talks to Dennis Rainey about living and loving your mate in a covenant marriage....

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The Power of a Praying Couple

Have you ever prayed that God would change your spouse? You’re not alone. Today on the broadcast, accomplished songwriter Stormie Omartian and her husband, Michael, a Grammy-winning record producer, tell how prayer revolutionized their marriage. ...

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Moments Together for Couples

Dennis Rainey encourages couples to draw closer to each other and God....

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The Family Manifesto: God's Truth About Marriage

Dennis Rainey talks about the importance of the Word of God in a couple's home and marriage....

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Top 5 of '05

All this week on "FamilyLife Today", we'll hear this year's top 5 broadcasts of 2005....

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Marriage Makeover

Just like your car engine, every marriage needs a check-up from time to time. Dr. George Kenworthy, author of the book Marriage Makeover: Minor Touch ups to Major Renovations, about calling on God to strengthen and renew your marriage....

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Lies Husbands and Wives Tell Each Other

Tim and Sheila Riter, authors of the books Twelve Lies Husbands Tell Their Wives and Twelve Lies Wives Tell Their Husbands, talk to Dennis Rainey about the subtle ways husbands and wives bend the truth....

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Finding HomeBuilders

Looking for a way to improve communication in your marriage? In this series, Dennis Rainey talks with Christian singer and songwriter Sara Groves, and her husband/manager, Troy, about the impact the HomeBuilders Couples Series had on their marriage....

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Getting More Out of the Language of Your Spouse

Counselors Stephen James and David Thomas, authors of the book "Yup. Nope. Maybe.", share some valuable insights about communicating with men....

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Seven Conflicts of Marriage

How do you approach conflict? Join us for today's broadcast when Dennis Rainey, a husband now for some 25 plus years, talks with authors Tim and Joy Downs about the source of marital conflicts. Don't miss it!...

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Cracking the Communication Code

The Scriptures command husbands to love their wives and for wives to respect their husbands. Today on the broadcast, hear how these two commands are directly related to each other when Dennis Rainey talks with Dr. Emerson Eggerichs, the founder of Love and Respect Ministries and author of the book ...

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Rekindling the Romance

Love can be expressed in many ways. Dennis and Barbara Rainey give timeless ideas for loving your lover....

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Understanding and Honoring Your Wife

Dennis Rainey talks pointedly to men about understanding and honoring their wives....

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Applied Masculinity

God intends men to provide, teach, connect, and protect. Author and pastor Stu Weber exposes the misunderstanding the culture has about manhood and points us to Christ in order to define a man's true value. Stu also calls men to follow in Christ's footsteps and love their wives and children passio...

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