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Category Archives: Marriage

eZine #24: Cloud 9 – Preparing For A Great Marriage

Preparing before AND after the marriage can make or break your relationship! I can’t count the number of times we have talked with couples who swear that they didn’t want or...

Marriage: What Happens When the Butterflies of Love Die?

I was meeting with a friend who was getting married in a couple of months. He and his fiancée have been dating for over four years and I was asking him...

Marriage: Getting Freedom from Porn: 1000 Days ‘All Clear’

We sat together in Boston Pizza for lunch that day. He is a man’s man – dark, chiseled and shaved head. Though his identity will remain private, if you knew his...

Podcast 054: MARRIAGE 2.0—VINTAGE: Aging Graciously in Marriage

From the Marriage 2.0 Seminar—Vintage: Aging graciously makes you a pleasure to live with. How do you grow older with grace instead of becoming a Grumpy old man? What are the...

eZine #23: Facing Porn In Marriage

Facing Porn in Marriage Porn is NOT good for your sex life. As crazy as it might sound, for years the world has tried to tell couples that the best way to improve...

Marriage: How to be a Great Spouse

Be a Great Spouse First and Foremost—Getting Your Relational Priorities Straight I stood in the entrance of my son’s home with him and two of his guy friends. It was moments...

Podcast 053: MARRIAGE 2.0—TOGETHERNESS: Life-long Friendship in Marriage

From the Marriage 2.0 Seminar—Togetherness: Life-long Friendship in Marriage Dr. Dave Currie along with Wayne & Mary Jane, have a helpful discussion on the joys and challenges for couples in the...

Parenting: FAMILY FOOTPRINTS—The Non-negotiable Steps for Leading Well at Home

I grew up enjoying the childhood activity of ‘follow the leader’. Back in the prairies, it was especially fun to play after a fresh snowfall on our way to and from...

eZine #22: Summer Vacation

eZine 22: Summer Vacation—Summer is Already Half Over!  David McVety, Assistant Director of DFR, shares on his summer vacation so far: Our summer has been special and probably quite unique, I’ve been speaking...

eZine #18: Life Long Partners

This month I thought I would give you a sneak peak into a growing part of our ministry. Dr. Dave is finding an increasing need for many couples  who have been...

eZine #21: Praying Together as a Couple

Praying Together The Benefits of Praying Together as a Couple Praying is something that we all know we “should” do. How often do we tell someone that we will pray for...

eZine #20: Till Debt Do Us Part

Till Debt Do We Part Navigating Spending and Saving in Marriage. Debt – it seems like something we all have in this culture. Is there ever a way to get ahead? For...

eZine #19: Learning to Gel as a Couple

Learning to Gel How to build a lifelong friendship with your spouse. Gel, isn’t that something you put in your hair? Something that holds it in the place you want it...

eZine #16: In-laws and Outlaws

In-Laws, a Blessing or Curse? How was your Christmas? Did you find yourself spending time with your in-laws? For most, interactions with in-laws are inevitable around that time of year.  There...

eZine #15: The Wonder of Jesus

The Magic of Jesus Christmas is over, the presents are all unwrapped and the decorations have started to look old and tired.   As amazing as the season can be, there are...