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Because He Loves You…Janet KesterLove_of_God

Tue, 16 Mar 2010 18:17:24 +0000

I thought that this week I would depart my normal blog of the written word and instead share a wonderful video to help uplift and encourage all of you.  I want to thank my stepson, Seth Kester, who is currently on a three month  missions assignment in Ludwigslust, Germany.  He posted this video on his […]

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The Power In What We Say…Janet KesterKind WordsThe Power Of Words - DeMoss

Sun, 28 Feb 2010 19:53:45 +0000

Hi Everybody!  Although I have written before on the importance of positive communication, it definitely bears repeating.  Whenever we speak, the words we use do not just evaporate!  Words are containers of power and great influence—either for the good or the bad—depending on the words we choose to use.  What we say and the words […]

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Help! Stress Is Killing My Marriage…Janet KesterstressDon't Sweat The Small Stuff With Your Family

Wed, 17 Feb 2010 20:49:07 +0000

Without a continuous infusion of quality time, a relationship will languish and eventually end up on life support gasping for air. Slowly and steadily over the course of time as we allow the stresses of life to steal our joy of a happy marriage, that which we should cherish most begins to die.

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Keeping The Romance AliveJanet KesterromanceTake Back Your Marriage

Wed, 10 Feb 2010 19:39:08 +0000

It’s an all-too-common scenario. In the beginning it’s flowers, intimate dinners for two, breakfast in bed, and sexy lingerie. But as the passion of courtship cools, it’s more like ESPN, takeout, sleeping in with our backs to one-another, and sweatpants. But listen carefully, your love life doesn’t have to be humdrum, and it certainly doesn’t take mammoth effort to rekindle the flames of romance all over again.

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Failure To Communicate…Janet KesterFailure To Communicatewhy-marriages-succeed-or-fail-john-gottman-cover-art

Mon, 01 Feb 2010 20:02:22 +0000

Criticizing our partner is different than offering a critique or having a complaint. Criticism attacks our partner at their very core. In effect, we are dismantling his or her whole being when we criticize.

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Forgiveness Without Limit…Janet KesterForgivenessThe Power Of Forgiveness

Mon, 25 Jan 2010 18:31:30 +0000

In marriage as well as any relationship, our unwillingness to forgive keeps us in our own prison of hurt, anger, resentment, and even revenge. Being unforgiving is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.

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How Couples Can Resolve Conflict…Janet KesterHow Can We Resolve Our ConflictLove & Respect

Tue, 15 Dec 2009 22:20:38 +0000

It’s painful to see couple after couple that seemingly have so much going for them, destroy their relationship because of unresolved conflict... Remember, every marriage encounters conflict. It’s how you deal with it that matters. In conflict we have an opportunity to choose to trust God and His principles that lead to restoration and resolution, or we can follow our own human nature that leads to continued pain and destruction.

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