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Couple Challenge: Date Day


Psalm 133:1 says, “How good and pleasant it is when brothers live together in harmony!” Paddling a canoe takes working together in harmony! You might have to work on it for a bit to get it steering the right way, but have fun! Bring a picnic lunch and stop along the way. Over lunch, talk about what it was like trying to steer the canoe at first, before you got the hang of it.

If we are not living in harmony, then our marriage acts much the same way the canoe did until you were working together to get it going the right way. What are areas in your marriage that are like the canoe before you got it going the way it should and how can working in harmony improve those areas?

Don’t forget your camera (but pack it up water-tight). Take some pictures of God’s beautiful scenery. Choose your favorite and have it printed as a canvass to hang in your home. This is also fun with other couples, so invite some friends along.

Be sure to check out our fundraising event. We have six t-shirts that will help you express your faith in a fun way.

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Couple Challenge: Faith & Marriage


Philippians 2:3 teaches us that we should not be conceited or live with rivalry between us. Instead, in humility, we need to consider others more important than ourselves. When we live with rivalry, we live in competition to achieve the same objective or to strive for superiority. Being conceited is to be excessively proud of yourself or vain. On the other hand, humility means we don’t think we are better than someone else or that our needs are more important than another person’s needs. It means that we are courteous and respectful of others. It is going beyond what’s deserved and meeting their needs even when it isn’t deserved. Humility allows us to live in peace and harmony with one another. It dissipates anger and helps to heal old emotional wounds. How would living with humility and putting your spouse’s needs above your own impact your relationship or make a difference in your marriage?