"I Have Received Divorce Papers. Now What?"
on October 18th, 2019
By: Deana Bell, Director, Pastor, Restored Marriage (w/ Marilyn Conrad, Founder)The question is often posed to us….."I want to have my marriage healed, so what should I do about legal proceedings?"It is comforting to know in the midst of legal decisions that we DO have an advocate before the Father (1 John 2:1). It is also comforting to know that we have wisdom for the asking and the presence of t...
The Words You Say....
on October 16th, 2019
By: Rex Johnson, Director, Restored MarriageDo the words you say really matter? Proverbs 18: 20-21 (NLT) tells us:(20) Wise words satisfy like a good meal; the right words bring satisfaction.(21) The tongue can bring death or life; those who love to talk will reap the consequences.Your words have the power of death and life. The words you say are verbal seeds you sow into your spouse. It is impor...
How to Survive the Hurricane of Divorce
on October 14th, 2019
By: Carolyn Johnson, Director, Restored MarriageWe have had quite a vibrant hurricane season here in the US this past month. With all the major hurricanes that we've experienced, I began to notice something about the trees that survived. Something that can be applied to our situations as Covenant Keepers. Most of the surviving trees looked really beat up, but amazingly, they were still standing up...
Is Forgiveness Enough?
on October 9th, 2019
By: Chris and Craig Turner, Advisor Couple Forgiveness + Apology = ReconciliationMany of us understand the wisdom of forgiveness, but how many have uncovered the reconciliatory power of apology? Why would I need to apologize to my spouse/others if I have forgiven them? Isn’t that enough?Anyone who has grasped forgiveness through CK is well versed in Matt 6:15 (NKJ): “If you do not forgive men thei...
You're Not Alone
on October 7th, 2019
By: Debbie Launey, CK LeaderA friend of mine is in the midst of an unwanted divorce. Nothing she says, prays, cries, or tries makes a difference. The “wheels of injustice” just keep grinding. It brings back many painful memories to me and I ache for her. I can’t really help, except to listen and pray for her. I point her to Jesus, the One who can help her, but right now her pain is raw and unbeara...
When the Best Offense is No Defense
on October 2nd, 2019
By: Duke RoheDo you want to know one of the neatest little liberating secrets God has in store for us?The best offense is NO defense.We spend eons of effort trying to explain our intentions or justify our actions. When we know we are right, we seem to put on a fight-to-the-death attitude in order not to be misunderstood, or worse yet, be misjudged. Our honor is at stake. Our integrity and our very...
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