Hosea could have left his adulterous wife, Gomer, but chose instead to illustrate the extravagant love of God by continuing to pursue her. Bryan Loritts points out where we fit into the story of Hosea.
Nancy Houston encourages those involved in marital infidelity due to porn or a sexual affair, that healing is possible if you're willing to do the hard work.
The counterfeit pleasure of an affair can never overcome the ways infidelity can destroy a life and marriage.
Four lessons from my journey of regaining trust in my husband.
In a culture of self-sufficiency, seeking help may seem shameful or weak, but teachable followers of Christ know better.
When you love someone who continually makes wrong choices, what should you do? Dave Harvey and Paul Gilbert say, the offended must exhibit a rugged love that draws boundaries, and doesn't enable sinful behavior.
Pastors Dave Harvey and Paul Gilbert address the weighty topic of rebellion and expand the idea of a prodigal to include not only our children, but anyone who's straying.
Chris and Stephanie Teague look back on their divorce and tell how God worked to get them to a place where they would consider reconciliation and remarriage.
Pastor Dave Wilson and his wife, Ann, recall an anniversary dinner that couldn't make up for the negligence Ann had felt over the years. Learn how the Wilsons brought the love back into their lives.
Dave and Ann Wilson recall their earliest years of marriage and the problems they couldn't resolve. Hear how God gave their hearts a makeover and transformed their shaky marriage.
Pastor Chris Beall and his wife, Cindy, tell how they rebuilt their marriage from the ground up. Now the Bealls help others by sharing their story and teaching husbands and wives.
Chris and Cindy Beall, co-authors of "Rebuilding a Marriage," tell how they rebuilt trust over the years after Chris's confession of porn addiction and adultery.
God moved Chris and Cindy Beall to Oklahoma to heal their marriage. The Bealls talk about Chris's affairs. When Chris became convicted and finally confessed, true freedom became obtainable.
Domingo and Irene Garcia talk about the miraculous transformation that occurred when they gave their lives to Christ.
When Domingo and Irene Garcia fell in love and married, it was like mixing oil and water. Hear them tell their unique story.
Rusty and Marsha Mauney's marriage was headed toward a dead end fast when God broke through with life-changing help.
The best way to protect yourself from an affair is to water your own marriage.
Mary Murray felt betrayed, and Mike felt desperate and suicidal. That's when God stepped in.
Alberto and Debbie Rodriguez were two strangers living in the same house. One was getting lonelier and lonelier … while the other was clueless.
If you drink deeply from the well of God’s love, you will inevitably pour that love into each other.
Constructing "zones" or "hedges" around marriage can help protect against temptation and appearances of impropriety.
We should be alert for the initial warning signs of unfaithfulness.
LeRoy and Kimberly Wagner share how her apology proved to be the turning point that led to reconciliation. Over time, the Wagners learned to appreciate their differences and to put love first.
With their marriage problems seemingly irreparable, LeRoy Wagner decided to step down from his pastorate. Kim Wagner retreated to a cabin, where God dealt with her attitude.
LeRoy and Kimberly Wagner take us back to their honeymoon, where poor communication skills, combined with hurt feelings, set a pattern that would lead them to bitterness and isolation.
Mike and Hayley Jones reflect on their courtship, engagement, and how three years into marriage they were both ready to walk away. Find out what lead them back together.
Circuit judge Tim Philpot talks about the lessons he's learned in family court and shares how adoptions are his favorite part of the job.
Tim Philpot explains how no-fault divorce works and why he encourages couples to seriously consider how their divorce will affect the children in their care.
Tim Philpot, a circuit judge in family court in Lexington, KY, reveals what it's like to be a judge, presiding where nearly 90% of cases involve unmarried couples.
During the early years of their marriage, Jim and Nina Roesner made some life-changing decisions at Weekend to Remember getaways.
There was an invisible barrier between Marc and Lisa Lavalas.
Less than 12 months after Tim and Teena Hoover married, their vows to God and to one another were shattered.
Troy and Sara Groves once said divorce was not an option. But they didn’t anticipate the struggles they’d face with weaknesses, expectations, and bitterness.
Christian singer Plumb (Tiffany Lee) and her husband, Jeremy, recall the dark years of their marriage. Together they tell how God got their full attention and started slowly drawing them back together.
Christian recording artist Plumb (Tiffany Lee) felt blindsided when her husband, Jeremy, told her he wanted out of the marriage. Holding fast to the Word, Tiffany tells how she gave her marriage to God, trusting Him for the outcome.
Christian recording artist, Plumb (Tiffany Lee), and her husband Jeremy, fondly remember the ski trip that brought them together, and the challenges that hit them hard 11 years into marriage.
Instead of focusing on treating the symptoms, identify the underlying "disease" in your marriage with these six suggestions.
Five issues that warrant outside intervention.
Trusting my husband was not an option, but I wondered if I could trust God.
He wasn’t looking for love… but love found him.
When Brad left a note saying he was moving out for good, I wondered where God was.
Hans and Star Molegraaf tell how their marriage fell apart nearly as quickly as their romance had started. But God led them back to one another and miraculously renovated their marriage.
Sparks flew the night they met. Hans and Star Molegraaf reminisce about their whirlwind courtship and their partying lifestyle that lead them away from the Lord and into each other's arms.
If your name is on the Ashley Madison list, or if you have some other secret infidelity like pornography or strip clubs, here are some steps to take right now.
Alex and Jill Averitt learned that nothing is impossible for God.
Tom Flippin resisted God nearly all his life. But in the end, God answered his wife’s prayers.
Protect your marriage by watching how you talk with the opposite sex, even in jest.
A story of impossible forgiveness and amazing grace.
Be on guard for your spouse … and yourself.
As I read through several articles about an MSNBC.com/iVillage survey “Lust, Love & Loyalty," I was struck by the fact that I was reading a lot more about lust and love than I was about loyalty.