How Our Life Together Began at the River {An Engagement Story}

We’d been walking for a few miles. The humidity was thick and my jeans stuck to my sweaty legs. It was our fourth day in Israel and Jordan and my boyfriend Jeremiah and I were with our classmates and professor from seminary, visiting and learning about all the sites Jesus once walked. We were so excited to see the Jordan River for the first time. We had learned about it all our lives, both having grown up in church, and now we finally got to experience it. We arrived at the bank of the Jordan and it was more narrow than I thought…

Learning to Say “No”: How Routines Help Protect Your Marriage

When my husband Jeremiah and I were dating and just on the verge of engagement, I noticed a difference in the time we spent together as we grew more serious in our relationship. I started to see that how I spent my time and energy would be much different as a married woman. My priorities would change …