moolah, benjamins, loot, dough, greenbacks

there’s all kinds of names for it, but there’s no way around it. this world runs on money. so it’s no surprise that in marriage, it’s a HUGE topic. and sometimes, shall we say, “heated discussions” ensue. there’s lots of different ways i could discuss the issue of money in marriage, but i’ll focus on …

falling in love in MPD

abe: “i think i’m falling in love with you again.” deb: “oh, really? what do you mean?” abe: “i think it has to do with all the time we’re being forced to spend with each other through this process. and even though the time we’re spending together is spent doing the SAME thing over and …

in search of Solomon

the Bible says that Solomon was the wisest man who ever lived. and that he astounded people with the decisions he made with his great wisdom (see 1 Kings 3 for full details). but i’d have to think that even Solomon would be stumped as to how to advise the couple in the story below.  i found …

check your eyes

i have heard it said:  “before the wedding, couples should have their eyes wide open. and afterwards they should have them half shut.” what does this mean? it’s a warning to single’s to not dive headlong into a relationship with out “seeing” or knowing the other person’s character, the good and the bad.   does …

ep. 5 – it’s about sex

it was a couple weeks ago that i promised we’d post a podcast about sex. well, it’s finally here. this is a shorter episode because we recorded this episode before our lifegroup. but i was confused about the time, so we finished sooner.  plus the fact that we didn’t have a written outline. mentioned on this …

what motivates us

in this video Dennis Rainey shares his favorite letter that he’s received concerning a Weekend to Remember Conference experience. visit FamilyLife’s Weekend to Remember site to find conference dates and locations in your area.  and if you’re interested in attending send us an email at feedback@theacousticlife.com to find out how you can receive a discount off registration, or …

english muffins and love

i would probably describe myself as a competitive person. and if you know deb, she’s also competitive. sometimes this is a fun playful thing between us, and other times it’s not always a good thing.  but there is one aspect that i hope we can keep things competitive. have you ever read your Bible with married eyes? …