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Relationships are Purpose Partners: An Interview with Dharius Daniels

What relational model did Jesus use when he selected the 12 disciples? What are the biblical principles that teach how to assess your relationships, define them, discern them, align them, and activate them to unlock their greatest potential? Bible Gateway interviewed Dharius Daniels (@Dhariusdaniels) about his book, Relational Intelligence: The People Skills You Need for […]

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The Profound Impact of Relationships on Your Life

By Dr. Dharius Daniels Every single area of your life is inevitably impacted by your relationships. Your spiritual, physical, financial, emotional, and professional progress is tied and tethered to who you allow to be a part of and influence your life. Therefore, if you are serious about taking your life to the next level, you […]

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Appreciating God’s Design: Parental Fears, Marital Love, and Respect

By Dr. Emerson Eggerichs For over two decades, I have been espousing the phrase “Not wrong, just different” as a key principle of the Love and Respect message. A husband who hears, speaks, and interprets “blue” should not be understood as being wrong by his “pink” wife who views the world differently than he does. […]

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How to Identify Toxic People: An Interview with Gary L. Thomas

Did you know that in over two dozen encounters recorded in the Gospels, Jesus allowed people to walk away from following him? He didn’t chase after them once they made their decision to not believe his teachings. The Bible offers insights on ways to properly deal with difficult people in your life. Whether a sibling, […]

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Who Needs God?

By Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott In The City of God, Augustine expressed a universal human feeling when he said, “O Lord, thou hast made us for thyself, and we are restless until we find our rest in thee.” Without an authentic relationship with God, we are left empty and detached. There is in all […]

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Four Guidelines to Help You Keep a Strong Relationship with Your Adult Children

By Jim Burns I know there is a time to speak up and a time to keep my mouth shut,” said a friend of mine. “I just haven’t figured out what to do when.” Maybe you can relate. Knowing what to say and what not to say is one of the major challenges most of […]

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How to Love a Spouse Who Drives You Crazy

By Karen Ehman Before you marry a person, you should first make them use a computer with slow internet to see who they really are. —WILL FERRELL Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. —EPHESIANS 4:2 My intense irritation at my husband’s actions didn’t visibly show. Since his mother […]

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How Bad Communication Can Spoil a Good Relationship

By Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott Gracious words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones. (Proverbs 16:24, NIV) It’s date night. After a week of juggling schedules, wrestling traffic, paying bills, and all the rest, the two of you are headed out for a meal together, just the two of […]

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Dating the Person You Never Thought You’d Date

By Debra Fileta We live in a society that is so fixated on knowing others. Young men and women are encouraged to get out there and date, to get to know people in the hope of finding a permanent match. They spend months—even years—in pursuit of the person they hope to spend the rest of […]

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How to Avoid Email Anxiety: An Interview with Dr. Emerson Eggerichs

What does the Bible say about the proper way to communicate in our modern email and social media saturated world? How can truth, kindness, necessity, and clarity help you avoid a communication disaster? Bible Gateway interviewed Dr. Emerson Eggerichs (@loverespectinc) about his book, Before You Hit Send: Preventing Headache & Heartache (Thomas Nelson, 2017). What […]

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