The Best Advice I Ever Got on Marriage: Transforming Insights from Respected Husbands & Wives

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Nearly 20 of today’s Christian authors, speakers, and entertainers relay their joys and fears, their triumphs and failures—and the advice that got them through—in this inspiring collection from Focus on the Family and Worthy Publishing. The names of these husbands and wives, like their experiences, will be familiar to anyone who’s ever said “I do.” But the transforming advice these couples received when they needed it most is what will motivate newlyweds as well as golden-years couples to strengthen their ties ...

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Overview

Nearly 20 of today’s Christian authors, speakers, and entertainers relay their joys and fears, their triumphs and failures—and the advice that got them through—in this inspiring collection from Focus on the Family and Worthy Publishing. The names of these husbands and wives, like their experiences, will be familiar to anyone who’s ever said “I do.” But the transforming advice these couples received when they needed it most is what will motivate newlyweds as well as golden-years couples to strengthen their ties and keep their lifelong bond growing. Contributors include: Andy Stanley, Ken Blanchard, Gary Smalley, Les and Leslie Parrott, Joni Eareckson Tada, Stormie Omartian, Jeff and Shaunti Feldhahn, Lee Strobel, and singer Phil Joel (Newsboys).

 

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781936034499
  • Publisher: Worthy Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/9/2012
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 1,370,575
  • Product dimensions: 5.66 (w) x 8.10 (h) x 0.75 (d)

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Jim Daly, general editor, is president of Focus on the Family and host of its National Radio Hall of Fame-honored daily broadcast, heard by more than 2.9 million listeners a week on more than 1,000 radio stations across the US. Daly has been married to Jean since 1986. They have two sons and reside in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: The Open-Hearted Marriage Dr. Greg Smalley v

Chapter 1 Keep your Commitment of your Commitment Ken Blanchard 1

Chapter 2 Make Love a Verb Andy Stanley 9

Chapter 3 My Heavenly Father-in-Law Gary Thomas 19

Chapter 4 Practice Non-Random Acts of Kindness Paul Teri Reisser 27

Chapter 5 Lighten up and Laugh Ted Cunningham 35

Chapter 6 Be your Partner's Best Friend Les Leslie Parrott 45

Chapter 7 Communicate How Much your Mate Means to you H.B. London 55

Chapter 8 Stop, Drop, and Roll Dewey Wilson 65

Chapter 9 The Art of Affirmation Joni Eareckson Tada 75

Chapter 10 Ask Older Couples What Works for them Bill Pam Farrel 83

Chapter 11 Nine Words that have Helped us Stay Married Bob Waliszewski 91

Chapter 12 Grow as a Couple and as Individuals Frank Pastore 101

Chapter 13 Putting Sex on the Calendar Jill Savage 111

Chapter 14 Attitude is a Choice Stormie Omartian 119

Chapter 15 Deliberately Seek the Lord Phil Heather Joel 127

Chapter 16 Believe your Spouse Wants your best Jeff Shaunti Feldhahn 135

Chapter 17 The Power of Taking a Time-out Michael Amy Smalley 143

Chapter 18 The Convicting Question that's Changing our Marriage Lee Strobel 153

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