‘Relationships’ Category Archive

How to Deal with a Back-Stabbing Friend

In my opinion, the worst type of enemy is a back-stabber or anyone who betrays me, for that matter. I see trust as the cement to all relationships. Even in work relationships, there must be a level of trust and knowing someone has your back if there is going to be cohesiveness in the work place. Even more so in friendships and romantic relationships.

​ So here goes a HARD lesson today…are we called to “LOVE” the… … Continue reading

How Do You Behave in Worship Next to Your Crush?

Lift those hands in reckless abandon? Or hold back so you don’t seem over the top? Comedian Jon Crist, gets church-goers to get real about how they would act and what they find attractive during a worship service.   Jon’s videos are full of hilarious commentary on church culture. Watch The Wally Show’s Favorite Jon Crist Video!   … Continue reading

5 Ways to Keep Marriage Strong

Google “marriage jokes” and these are some of the things you’ll find: Marriage is not a word. It is a sentence–a life sentence. Marriage is very much like a violin; after the sweet music is over, the strings are attached. Marriage is love. Love is blind. Therefore, marriage is an institution for the blind. Marriage is an institution in which a man loses his Bachelor’s Degree and the woman gets her Masters. Marriage is a… … Continue reading

What to do When He/She Isn’t a Virgin

I got an email from a concerned virgin: a young man troubled by the sexual sins of his partner’s past.  His voice is just one in the choir of hundreds of young men and women that I meet and counsel who are bogged down by the disappointment in their heart at the un-reciprocated sexual purity they face in light of their partner’s sexual history and you can even meet-up with a naughty MILF for sex if… … Continue reading

6 Key Things to Do When Your Spouse Is Going through a Difficult Time

When Bo was in prison and I (Gari) was dealing with serious illness, we needed to encourage and support each other because we were both in a tough place. As a man, Bo sometimes needed support in different ways than I needed as a woman. In our book, Grace Behind Bars, we both write about our journey. Following are some keys we would like to share for getting through difficult times. 1. When your husband… … Continue reading

How to Overcome Your Inner Valentine’s Grinch

“Do you want to come over and make valentines?” I had to read my friend’s message twice to make sure I wasn’t seeing things. Sure enough, though, she was inviting another friend and me to her house for a card-making party. I was almost thirty years old . . . surely too old for cutting out paper hearts. And I certainly wasn’t the crafty type. But then there was the biggest issue: I didn’t have… … Continue reading

17 Ways to Pray for Your Husband in 2017

As wives, perhaps one of the most important things we have the opportunity to do in 2017 is to pray for our husband. No one knows him as closely as you do, and this offers a unique chance to come before the Lord and ask him to guide and protect your husband in a powerful way. Still, sometimes it’s difficult to know where to start or how to focus our prayers, and so, below, you’ll… … Continue reading

17 Ways to Pray for Your Wife in 2017

I woke up early this morning praying and decided to write a challenge for husbands to pray over their wives more intentionally this year. So here you go, men! You’ll never love your wife more than when you pray for her. Humbling yourself before an all-powerful God and asking Him to do what only He can in her life – that’s a level of intimacy beyond anything the world has to offer. Praying for her… … Continue reading

Is It Really the Thought That Counts?

The familiar smell of coffee delighted my senses as I stepped into my favorite local coffee shop. I examined the shelves. This could be perfect! Each item seemed unique enough to be personal and general enough to please anyone who drinks a morning cup of coffee. I picked out and purchased two great Christmas gifts. I small-talked with the cashier, placed my items in a bag, and stepped out into the crisp beginnings of winter weather… … Continue reading

Win a Weekend to Remember with Your Spouse in San Diego!

Your spouse and you in San Diego spending quality time strengthening your bond… that’s what the Weekend to Remember Marriage getaway is all about! And we want to send YOU! Today, when you give to WAY-FM with your gift of $30 a month of a single gift of $365, not only are you keeping your WAY-FM on the air, but you’ll be entered to win a trip for two to San Diego, California! It’s our… … Continue reading