After the Vows

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...

Add A Little Hot Sauce to Your Marriage

By Dustin Ellis on

I remember an interview I once saw with Dan Rather in which David Letterman asked about a story he heard about Rather. Dave asked if it was true that Dan Rather carried a bottle of Tabasco sauce with him in his world travels. Dan chuckled and responded with a “yes”. Dave asked what...

Remembering The Lions And Bears

By Dustin Ellis on

One of my favorite bible stories is David and Goliath.  I know that it probably makes everyone’s top ten list and it is a classic underdog story where, very literally, the little guy takes on the big guy and comes out on top. But I remember re-reading that story in my 20’s, and...

Can I Safely Assume?

By Dustin Ellis on

Assumptions aren’t bad; in fact, they’re necessary so long as we are aware of them. It is in our nature to create stories in our heads from the assumptions we make about our spouse’s feelings and behaviors.  An assumption is a prediction about what will happen based on...

“I Do*” *7-10PM, Monday - Friday & Weekends, Noon-4

By Dustin Ellis on

In your marriage are you living out shared hopes and dreams or are you living a shared schedule? “Therefore, a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife and they shall become one flesh" (Gen. 2:24). This is a beautiful picture of the togetherness that should...