How Is Christian Marriage Counseling Different From Secular Marriage Counseling?

Christian and Secular Marriage Counseling Differences Christian Marriage Counseling differentiates itself from secular, humanistic counseling in several important ways. A primary difference is Christian Marriage Counseling is based on timeless biblical principles.  These principles are the final authority in matters pertaining to the life issues individuals and couples face.  Cornerstone Marriage & Family Ministries is…

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What To Do About A Loveless Marriage

Couple in a loveless marriage

      “I’ve fallen out of love with my husband and I want to leave but we have two young children.  We’ve been married for nine years. We have a seven-year-old and a four-year-old.  I can’t help it, but I just don’t love him  any more”.  My client was almost in tears as she was…

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9 Signs You May Need Professional Marriage Counseling

Suppose you were to watch a video re-run of the past twelve months of your marriage, what might it reveal?  If you see  any of these nine signs, it may reveal you may need Marriage Counseling. When a marriage gets into trouble, it’s sometimes hard for us to realize that we’re in need of marriage…

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Is Your Marriage At Risk of An Affair?

 Take the Marital Affair Risk Assessment and Find Out Answer “yes” or “no” to the following questions and compare your score to the assessment scale below. 1. Are you involved in any opposite-sex personal friendships where you see or talk to each other without your spouse knowing about it? 2. Do you have any opposite-sex friends…

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If That’s Forgiveness, I’d Hate to See Unforgiveness

Without a doubt, I think forgiveness has got to be one of the most misunderstood words in our language today.  That’s especially true as it relates to marriage. In counseling couples, I often hear a husband or wife say things about forgiveness that just don’t add up. They often say things like: “I’ve forgiven him/her,…

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Prayer for Marriage Restoration

“The insistent prayer of a righteous person is powerfully effective.” (James 5:16)   Dear Friend in Christ, Thank you for visiting us today.  We pray this prayer everyday,  for every person who visits here . We believe and we see it daily; that God is doing a mighty work in marriages  and that your heart, and your…

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5 Tips to Get Your Marriage Out of a Rut

     Do you sometimes feel like you and your spouse have drifted into that same-ole, humdrum routine where your day-to-day lifestyle starts making you feel disconnected and stuck in a rut? It’s time to get your marriage out of a rut. Are there more awkward silences in your conversations? Or are you starting to…

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Find the Best Christian Marriage Counseling

How to Find the Best Christian Marriage Counseling The four most critical factors for you to consider in selecting the best Christian Marriage Counselor for you are first, does the counselor actually profess to be a Christian himself or herself.  Second, does she/he have sufficient training, experience, and qualifications in Christian counseling?  Third, does the…

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Dealing With Anger in Marriage

“Anybody can become angry – that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way – that is not so easy” – Aristotle, 384 B.C.  During my 24 years of working with couples in distressed marriages, I would say that…

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Is It Possible to Rebuild Trust After An Affair?

    After discovering that her husband had an affair, Phyllis, like many spouses who’ve been devastated by an affair, told me that she had discovered that her husband , Lanny was having an affair, and that she had just found out for certain about the affair 3 days ago.She told me that five or…

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