Are you married to a non-believer or half-hearted Christian? Is your spouse indifferent or hostile to your Christian faith? Are you putting your faith on the fence just to appease your non-Christian family and friends? Perhaps you wonder if it's possible to be completely committed to both Jesus and your unbelieving spouse when your values are so different. When you can’t share your faith with your marriage partner—how do you grow in your faith? Similarly, if your faith is causing friction in your marriage—how can you have a happy marriage?
If you can identify with these questions, then you've found the right book. Trying to living a Christian life while married to someone who isn’t saved can be frustrating and daunting. This author knows how you feel.
After struggling with her own beliefs for many years, author and former social worker Miranda J. Chivers found peace in her relationships with her unbelieving family without compromising her faith. She shares her formula of hope in this one-of-a-kind supportive guidebook to help you discover how to enrich your marriage and strengthen your faith. Identify and understand common problems and misunderstandings. Discover your spouse's hidden roadblocks to belief. Get rid of your stumbling blocks. Get real and find true happiness.
Unequally Yoked: Staying Committed to Jesus and Your Unbelieving Spouse gives you the tools you need to examine your conflicted marriage and create new roads to healing. Through real-world examples, you’ll explore some common problems that partners of different faiths experience. With Chivers’ guidance, you’ll learn to reframe your challenges through different perspectives and pave the way to a marriage that satisfies you both in heart and soul.
In Unequally Yoked: Staying Committed to Jesus and Your Unbelieving Spouse, you’ll discover:
- -Strategies for taking care of your own spiritual needs and personal wellbeing
- -The importance of maintaining a spiritual support system within your church and community
- -An exploration of common problems of unequally-yoked relationships including conflicting priorities in finances, friendships, and parenting styles
- -How to assess the true nature of your spouse’s relationship with God
- -Techniques for better understanding your spouse’s mindset and much, much more!
Unequally Yoked is your must-have guide for navigating a faith-conflicted marriage. If you like practical solutions to real-world problems, honest advice from a fellow Christian, and examining both your earthly and divine relationships, then you’ll love Miranda J. Chivers’ inspirational self-help handbook.
Get the help and support you need in this unique one-of-a-kind guidebook. Buy it today. Buy Unequally Yoked to honor your spouse and celebrate your Savior today!
This book is essential reading for pastors and counselors working with faith conflicted couples.
|Publisher:||Sanctified Hearts Publishing|
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Table of Contents
INTRODUCTION: Backstory to the book
SECTION ONE: Understanding Your Unequally Yoked Marriage
One: Living on Different Levels
Two: Married to the Uncommitted Christian
Three: Married to the Unbeliever
Four: How Did I Get Here?
Five: Sanctification and Justification
Six: Understanding Belief Systems
Seven: Abuse or Persecution
SECTION TWO: Your Spiritual Support System
Eight: The Church Social Scene
Nine: Church Involvement
Eleven: Home Groups
SECTION THREE: Life At Home
Thirteen: The Marriage Relationship—Surviving the Storms
Fourteen: Cultural Differences
Sixteen: Attitudes and Forgiveness
Seventeen: Counseling and Choosing a Therapist
Eighteen: The Conversation About Church
Nineteen: Submission, Respect and Grace
Twenty: Living Your Faith at Home
Twenty-one: Intimacy—The Holy Bedroom
Twenty-two: Mutual Friendships
Twenty-three: Money and Tithing
Twenty-five: Taking Care of Yourself
Twenty-six: It's Your Journey
Definitions to Abuse
About the Author
Now It's Your Turn
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Reviewed by Romuald Dzemo for Readers' Favorite Unequally Yoked: Staying Committed to Jesus and Your Unbelieving Spouse by Miranda J. Chivers is a nonfiction, inspirational book that looks at one of the complexities of marriage between people of different faith traditions. What does it take to make a marriage succeed when your partner doesn’t share your faith? How do you handle the perennial itch to win them over when discussing your faith is taboo? In this book, Miranda J. Chivers offers intelligent answers to these and similar questions, and creates a road map that readers can use to ensure they experience a successful and happy marriage, regardless of the differences they share with their spouses. In Unequally Yoked, readers will discover the tools they need to nurture their faith while creating an atmosphere conducive for love and friendship to grow in their family. While this is a very sensitive and important topic, the author approaches the subject with wisdom and intelligence, drawing inspiration from her faith and personal experience, and filling her message with realistic examples. One has the feeling of discussing the topic with someone who speaks from a rich spiritual and human experience, someone who shares her hard-won lessons in marriage and who has gained the wisdom that allows her to mature through the challenging journey. The writing is polished and fluid and the diction very accessible. Although this book is written for Christians, it contains practical wisdom that anyone needs to make a marriage successful, because at the core of it are the tools required to make it work with someone who thinks quite differently from us. Unequally Yoked: Staying Committed to Jesus and Your Unbelieving Spouse is a gem for spouses, no matter what their faith.