Relationships

Our heart is to help strengthen relationships and further develop an understanding of what a true relationship commitment means. By working together, you can have a great basis for a lifelong relationship – fulfilling even if at times challenging.

Relationships Toolbox - Easy to use resources to help your relationship THRIVE
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When life kicks you, it’s easy to become disoriented. Counselling is simply a way of pressing the “reset button.” If relationships matter to you, there’s one important principle you need to bear in...
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I was sitting on a cruise ship with my husband of two decades, Bob, visiting with friends we'd met through our random seating assignments. That's when a shocking topic came up. Our new friends asked...
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Having some differences with a potential spouse is inevitable. But which ones are red flags? “His parents are divorced,” she said, concern etched in her voice. “If you marry him, you’ll have to...
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After the initial shock of finding out about your spouse's homosexuality, it's important to establish a plan for yourself, your family and a plan for reconciliation with your spouse. God's tells us...
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The day Sally found out her dad was gay, her parents called a family meeting. From her sister's phone call, she knew something was very wrong. Sally said, "The house had a quiet eeriness about it....
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Infidelity is pervasive in our culture, and it's no longer rare in Christian marriages. On a regular basis, news of pastoral affairs (even homosexual ones) comes to light — and the impact on the...
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Love is essentially a movement of grace to embrace those who have sinned against us (Matthew 5:43-48). It is the offer of restoration to those who have done harm, for the purpose of destroying evil...
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In addition to feeling a sense of loss, especially if a parent has left the home, children may experience shame, humiliation, fear, instability, and confusion. This may manifest in any number of ways...
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You've just found out your spouse may be struggling with homosexuality. Waves of crippling emotions including shock, fear, and panic are washing over you, and you're not certain where to turn or who...
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One of seven children, Paula was raised on the mission field. She witnessed her parents live by faith and sacrifice a normal family life and worldly possessions for the sake of the gospel. She grew...
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Martin Luther once wrote, "The fewer the words, the better the prayer." The job of mums and dads is kind of like prayer in that way. The fewer the words, the better the parenting. Yes, good parenting...
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After you’ve spent 20 or 30 years with your spouse, it would be a shame to throw all those memories away. Dr. Gary Chapman helps your relationship thrive, by suggesting three key questions to ask...