Hey friends! We’re kicking off a mini-series on marriage this week, and I couldn’t be more excited to share this conversation with you!
Marriage is a beautiful and life-giving experience for many of us because we have a trusted partner by our side to celebrate the good times and weather life’s unexpected storms. But sometimes the storms can begin to overwhelm the relationship, and we can easily find ourselves in a relationship that looks nothing like it did when it began.
Today, author and 12Stone Church senior pastor Kevin Myers and I talk about tackling common marriage problems, rebuilding our relationships, and making them stronger than ever before.
We also talk about his book The Second Happy along with seven strategies to rebuild your marriage, how to use prayer to work on internal problems that help us (and our spouse!), and how to evict the elephants in your marriage.
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I think a lot of times people feel the weight of carrying both sides of the problem and you can’t. You can only carry your side.
You realize in the life of ministry, if you’re really devoted to helping people, that some things are broken that they can’t fix and only God can fix.
Everybody in the church carries two buckets and you’re either adding to harmony or conflict, but you’re never neutral.
We tend to use marriage rather than build it, because we’re trying to build so many other things in our world.
You cannot consistently pray over someone you love and consistently despise them.
What’s your take on the law of attraction? (36:52)
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