After the Vows

Truthing in Marriage - Part 2

By Scot Pollok on

In Part 1 of this blog post, I shared a portion of David Augsburger’s book Caring Enough to Confront. In Part 2, I will relate portions of the second part of chapter two, titled "Truthing: A Simplified Speech Style," for encouragement and application in your marriage.  Healthy...

Truthing in Marriage - Part 1

By Scot Pollok on

Recently, I could not put down a book called Caring Enough to Confront: How to understand and express your deepest feelings towards others by David Augsburger, one of my favorite authors. He is a professor of pastoral care and counseling at Fuller Theological Seminary and has...

Creeping Separateness

By Ingrid Myers on

I was in a counseling session with a client who recently discovered that divorce was imminent. The pain, sorrow, and tears of this client were so heartbreaking. I could barely contain my own emotions. One of my first thoughts was, “This is why God hates divorce!” He knows what...

Transparency With Your Spouse

By Dustin Ellis on

In his book, Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian life, Donald Whitney tells a brief story about a conversation that a man had with his coworker, a recent convert. Upon finding out that his coworker had recently become a Christian, the man felt elated and said, “That's...