As I write this, the Wedding Countdown App on my I-Phone tells me that I am exactly 25 days, 5 hours, and 4 minutes from saying “I DO!” Standing on the joyful and exhilarating precipice of marriage, my hopes and dreams for marriage are filled with great optimism. Yet as I look out across society, marriage seems broken and in many cases beyond repair. Many studies point to this conclusion. For instance, I read recently that a divorce takes place every 13 seconds in America, and even many Christian marriages are fairing no better.
So as I rapidly close in on marriage, there are certain myths and lies that I want to avoid in my own marriage.… Continue reading