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Category Archives: Companionship

Marriage: Are Electronic Devices Anti-Marriage?

Digital Delirium Part 1: Are Electronic Devices Anti-Marriage? Between my cellphone, iPad and laptop, digital technology has made my life better. I can do life faster and more efficiently. I depend on...

eZine #33-What does God say about sex?

I’m not sure if you have these kinds of posts have come up one your Facebook feed but there have been a lot of negative comments made by “good Christian” young...

Dr. Dave Currie: What I Learned about Life from Climbing Mount Baker

Summiting Mt. Baker in early July this year was “epic” for me. That became our team’s catchword of the day. My adult children had decided to give my Mt. Baker dream...

Podcast 067: Money in the First Five Years of Marriage

Money Matters: The First Five Years of Marriage To help young couples build their marriage on wise financial principles. Common Pitfalls to avoid. Great help for couples getting married. Guests: Brad...

eZine #31: Preparing For and Facing the Empty Nest

Facing the Empty Nest: Preparing and Responding for When Your Kids Leave Home I'm still in the stage of life where, if I come home and it's quiet, I am excited...

Marriage: The 6 Laws of Attraction—Are You Fun to Live With?

Are You Fun to Live With? That’s a rather gutsy question to ask yourself. If you are not sure how you’d answer or what the truth might be, you can always...

Marriage: A Powerful Question to Ask Your Spouse

A Powerful Question in Marriage: How Are You Doing? Talking to a newlywed the other day, I was asked; “What advice do you have for me?” I figured the best option...

Podcast 064: What Happens When the Butterflies of Love Die?

What Happens When the Butterflies of Love Die? How do you sort through and overcome the loss of that ‘loving feeling’. What to do when the honeymoon feeling fades? Does it...

eZine #29: 4 Moments that Matter and Strengthen Your Marriage

Moments that Matter: Leave the Camera Behind Dave and Donalyn recently returned from a trip to Israel, but Donalyn didn't take any pictures?!...(Read more)

Marriage: Like a Diamond for the World to See

I love marriage—for a different reason than you might think. One of my favourite things about marriage is the incredible illustration it represents of the power of Jesus’ relationship with us,...

Podcast 063: Myths About Marriage and Divorce

The Good News about Marriage: Debunking the Discouraging Myths about Marriage and Divorce We celebrate as we clarify that the commonly understood divorce stats are WRONG! Hear Dr. Dave apologize!!! Marriage...

eZine #28: Marriage: The Art of Two Becoming One

Two lives combining to make one cohesive unit is a beautiful thing, in fact, that's why we call our marriage conference "Fusion." Have you ever tried to shake up a bottle of...

Podcast 062: MARRIAGE 2.0—SIGNIFICANCE: True Meaning in Life

From the Marriage 2.0 Seminar—Significance: “Half-time” adjustments increase true meaning in life. We share with maturing couples how to be sure that their life is making a difference. We discuss the...

Marriage: Understanding the Emotional Turmoil of Mental Illness

HEADSPACE—Understanding the Turmoil of the Brokenhearted Someone in your world is hurting right now. No, they haven’t fallen and broken something. There was no ambulance or tow truck at the scene....

eZine #27: Men Forgetting Special Occasions—Avoiding the Doghouse

Special Occasions - Why all the Fuss? Have You Ever Forgotten and Found Yourself in the Doghouse?! Special Occasions can carry different degrees of expectations, and it seems that they are usually expectations on...