Posts with the tag “healing”
A New Look at Your Real Enemy (Part 2)
by Deana Bell on January 13th, 2020
BY: Deana Bell, Director, Restored Marriage I left you with quite a cliff-hanger on my last posting, didn’t I? (link to part 1)To get you up to speed…Our marriage had come under fierce attack involving my husband’s infidelity and my resulting emotional breakdown. At a crisis point, my husband had answered my emotional plea for help with a promise to do whatever it took to make our marriage whole a...
Profoundly Proud (A Letter to My Covenant Keeping Parents)
by Deana Bell on November 4th, 2019
Gary and Deb Routon were the NW Regional Directors of Covenant Keepers until Gary's sudden and unexpected passing in 2016. Deb has been holding that position herself since that time. The Routon's have three grown sons...Ben, Aaron and Micah. Micah, their youngest, wrote this letter to his parents in April of 2012. He was 14 when his parent's marriage crisis occurred. They were restored in 1994 and...
Healed Marriage Testimony
by Jackson Bell on September 4th, 2019
Many years ago, in my youth, I was married and had two sons. Having been raised in a Christian environment, my views on marriage were all about fidelity. For that reason, my first marriage failed. He simply did the unthinkable and in a knee jerk reaction, I divorced. That was my first marriage. He is now deceased.For many years I remained single until I met Gary. We loved furiously and fought just...
by Jackson Bell on August 20th, 2019
We begin our journey of faith for the healing of our marriage with fresh vision and determination – we will not faint and give up our stands, no matter how long it takes! However, we are usually so intent and focused upon doing everything we can to see our marriages healed, that without realizing it we make that healing an idol: something we never intended to do.One of the definitions of idolatry...
The Door: Shut and Locked
by Jackson Bell on July 10th, 2019
It is quite normal for a Covenant Keeper to experience being with their spouse’s family for various reasons. Family members get sick and a hospital visit is the right thing to do. Children have birthdays and graduations from high school and college with a family gathering to celebrate an accomplishment. A family member dies and there is a funeral to attend. There will be reasons why you, your spou...
by Koji Bell on July 10th, 2019
When we are standing, whether we know it or not, we are in deep need of healing. Often times, we are in this place because we have either avoided the healing or have not known that we needed it. When you are standing, it usually doesn’t take long for you to figure out that something needs to change. I believe that lasting, permanent, whole change is only possible through Jesus. John 14:6, one of m...
Radiant JoyCovenant Keeping 101Covenant Keeping 201Now What Lord? - Part 1Now What Lord? - Part 2Spirit of AbortionHope - Part 1Hope - Part 2The Door: Shut and LockedEnormous Marriage Restoration Needs Great Spiritual GrowthHold on to Your Covenant PromisesHabits That Can Sabotage Marriage RestorationTaking OffenseSix Stages of ReconciliationComplete the Circuit - Stay Connected to the Source