“Intimacy in Marriage” Podcast #003

Here is our second in the series, "3 Facets of Intimacy in Marriage." “Intimacy in Marriage” Podcast #003 We take time in this episode to define what "Intimacy" really looks like in a Biblical Marriage. We define what we see as the 3 Legs/Facets necessary to not only identify but to also address which leg(s)/facet(s) …

“What is a Pursuit of Marriage?” Podcast #002

Kerry and I are excited to invite you to listen to our first "official" podcast for Pursuit of Marriage. “What is a Pursuit of Marriage” Podcast We are making a commitment to produce at least one podcast per week. To begin, we are going to share with you the "3 Facets of Intimacy in a …

12 Stones

“In the future, when your children ask you, ‘What do these stones mean to you?’  you should tell them…”  Joshua 6b-7a On Thursday, March 21, Kerry and I will share our 29 year marriage journey at a new once-a-month conference held on select Thursdays throughout the year. This monthly conference is called “Hot Topic.” There …

POM Marriage Retreat Sale!!

New Year’s Sale!!  Pursuit of Marriage Retreat Sale…now thru January 19th For the Upcoming Retreats: “Foundations in Marriage” February 16-18 in Sacramento, New Mexico Registration Link for "Foundations in Marriage" “3 Facets of Intimacy in Marriage” March 15-17 in Athens, Texas Registration Link for "3 Facets of Intimacy" When you and another couple register online, …

Pursuit of Marriage 3 Day Retreats are Texas Bound!! Join us in March 2019

You asked, we responded. Texas...Here we come!! Yes, we are taking our Marriage Retreat to Athens, Texas: Caplin Ranch This is a Three-Day Marriage Retreat facilitated by Joe and Kerry Vivian. Come and spend the weekend at Caplin Ranch in Athens, Texas for our " 3 Facets of Intimacy in Marriage" retreat. During that weekend …

Adulterous Affairs Don’t Begin with Sex; They Begin with Inappropriate Friendships

“Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will learn to know God’s will for you, which is good and pleasing and perfect.” Romans 12:2                     It seems …

Forgiveness…4 Principles to Apply to Your Life

“Holding a grudge is like drinking poison and then hoping the other person dies.”                  –Saint Augustine Forgiveness is one of the most difficult and most misunderstood concepts in all of life. Refusal to do it can create a toxic root of bitterness in our hearts. A lack of …

Communication Conference-POM

    Effective communication in your marriage is not just about saying and hearing words—it’s all about relaying ideas accurately with the intent of building a mutual understanding. When a husband and wife practice healthy habits for talking, listening, and processing together, it’s not only good for their marriage, but ultimately for the glory of God. …

Getting Back to Holy Sex: Visually Aroused by Our Wives

Husbands, when were you last aroused by the sight of someone other than your wife? If you’re normal and honest the answer if probably sometime in the last 24 hour to 72 hours. Understand this, I don’t mean the 13-year-old put-a-pillow-in-your-lap like when we were thirteen, but aroused none-the-less. God created us to be aroused …