A Prayer for America

Like King David and his army, we may feel totally defeated. Perhaps we’ve lost hope. America is in turmoil. God’s people are crying out to God as David cried out to God in Psalm 60.

O God, You have cast us off;
You have broken us down;
You have been displeased;
Oh, restore us again!
You have made the earth tremble;
You have broken it;

Heal its breaches, for it is shaking.
You have shown Your people hard things;
You have made us drink the wine of confusion.

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Listening With Your Heart

I trust that you are learning much about yourselves, your spouse, and about the Lord during these unusual times.

These are times like no other.

Some of us are more isolated than we have ever been. Isolated from our church family, our jobs, our friends, and we’re sheltering in place with our husband or wife and children. Yet, we still feel isolated.

Gary Chapman in The Biblical Picture of Marriage, writes:

Thousands of couples have never experienced what God designed marriage to provide. They live isolated independent lives. Intimacy requires commitment. Commitment to talk, listen, and seek to understand. Together we plan and live our lives in fellowship with God. This is marriage at its best!

Gary Chapman
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How Is the Pandemic Affecting Your Marriage?

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God’s gift of marriage takes us on adventures, mountaintops and valleys, successes and trials.

How are you and your spouse doing during this pandemic?

Six years into our marriage, Keith, our daughter of 18 months, and I moved to Clark Air Base in the Philippines. He was a JAG (lawyer) at the highest courts-martial rate installation in the world.

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