25 Ideas to Date Your Wife

by Authentic Manhood
25 Ideas to Date Your Wife

While Valentine’s Day is a nationally recognized day of romance, it’s important for men to pursue their wives on regular basis, not just on special occasions. The idea is you want to show her you love her a million different times in a million different ways. No matter how long you’ve been married or how […]

4 Foundational Truths About Marriage

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4 Foundational Truths about Marriage

Our culture contributes to a great deal of confusion, not just with regards to masculinity, but also with marriage. Never before has there been a greater lack of clarity about what constitutes a marriage. But scripture gives clear direction and provides declarative context for marriage. Consider the following passage. Genesis 2:18-25 (ESV) Then the Lord God said, “It is […]

My Beloved and My Friend

by Tierce Green
My Beloved and My Friend

It’s only one sentence and a short one at that. But it would be foolish to skip over this vital wisdom about a healthy marriage relationship that is embedded in the colorful and even steamy narrative of the Song of Solomon. In Song 5:16, the wife describes her husband as her beloved and her friend. […]

Is Marriage About My Happiness or Something Bigger?

by Authentic Manhood
Is Marriage About My Happiness or Something Bigger?

We live in a time in history when it seems that happiness and personal fulfillment are the goals of every endeavor. When people are faced with challenges in life or marriage, the first question they often ask is: “What will make you the happiest?” If your job is not bringing you happiness, then quit. If […]

Love For A Flawed Person

by Authentic Manhood

You and I just don’t get to be married to someone perfect. It seems obvious enough, but many people get married with unrealistic expectations about who they’re marrying. Here’s the point: you both bring something into your marriage that’s destructive to what a marriage needs and must do. That thing is called sin. Most of […]

3 Ways to Relate with Your Wife

by Authentic Manhood
3 Ways to Relate with Your Wife

Understanding and being aware of these three different ways to connect with your wife is both perspective-changing and encouraging as you are freed to connect with her in different ways. 3 Ways to Relate With Your Wife: 1. Back to Back You’re not physically together; you’re in different places doing different things. You’re living the same […]

A Man and His Marriage Preview

by Authentic Manhood
A Man and His Marriage Preview

“The beautiful thing about marriage is that it continually invites us to focus on another person and not just ourselves. Two people dying to themselves to serve and love one another. Showing each other the same grace God shows us.”  – Paul Tripp, taken from A Man and His Marriage In this release from 33 The Series, […]