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Till Death Do Us Part… And It Did!
Written by Tinuke Akinbulumo

‘Naked’ she said ‘Like I was just out of the bath in my towel and someone snatched it off me. So so vulnerable.’  I was having coffee with my recently widowed friend and she was trying to explain to me how she felt.   ‘I now understand what the Bible means when it says your husband is […]

Sex In Marriage: Perfectly Designed By God
Written by: Tola Phillips

Whether our sexuality has brought us deep fulfilment or led us into pain, despair, frustration or even boredom, we are created as sexual people in God’s image – male and female.  In Genesis 2:24-25, we see that God’s design for a man and woman is to be united as one flesh. God usually signifies a […]

5 Steps to Heal Your Heartbreak

When your heart is broken, the pain can feel unbearable. What do you do when your world falls apart? Do you sit in the darkness and wallow in self-pity? Or do you rise above it, pick up the pieces, and find a way to heal? Are you prepared to keep moving forward even though everything […]

Who are your children’s role models?
Written by: Joke Adedeji

Whilst reading an article some days ago, I recalled a conversation I had with my daughter about role models. She was sharing her thoughts on who her friends’ role models are People like Jaden Smith, Beyonce, yes, mostly famous people. I can bet if we take a poll of who our children consider role models, […]

What to Do If You’re Waiting For The Right One

Waiting for the right one can be challenging, especially if you’re ready to find love and settle down. Not everyone believes in a soul mate or fairy tale romance, but that’s what you believe in—and isn’t it worth waiting for? If you’re single and searching for Mr or Ms Right, but your friends keep meeting […]

Money Matters
Written by: Tayo Banwo

In today’s world, the haves makes an extra effort to distinguish themselves from the have nots. Money is often linked to a number of critical decisions in adulthood. It is amazing how many women and men are not shy to admit that one of the qualities they seek in a potential spouse is that “he/she […]

The Entourage
Written by: Tinuke Akinbulumo

It’s interesting how when we are getting married our focus is very much on the individual we are marrying, and so it should be.  But we tend to forget that each one of us comes with our entire self….. at the very minimum we are the sum total of our experiences, our upbringing and our […]

The Christian’s Guide to Self-Love

Self-love is not just a catchy phrase that you see on Instagram and say “Aww” in response. It’s something that millions of people struggle with, including Christians. As a Christian, it’s important to understand how our faith intersects with this commonly misunderstood and often disregarded concept.  We must find our value in the eyes of […]

Enjoy Your Sex Life
Written by Kemi Olutunbi

God designed our sex lives to be enjoyable and fulfilling. When God made a helpmate for Adam, she was suitable, complementary and adaptable to his needs – emotionally, physically and spiritually. When the first marriage was established, the joining of the male and the female entity into one established the marriage covenant and set the […]

Finances In Your Marriage
Written by Kemi Olutunbi

Money and finances in marriage is always a topic that generates intense and interesting discussions amongst married and singletons. The beauty of our Christian walk is that we already have a manual that provides guidelines on how to manage our finances as couples. As couples, we have differing opinions and attitudes about money and if […]

Can we talk
Written by Kemi Olutunbi

A thought crossed my mind a few weeks back that perhaps I should focus my efforts on developing my communication with my husband. That might seem an obvious thing to have or desire in a marriage but I was thinking more along the lines of the fact that, as long as we have great communication […]

‘Will you?’ ‘I do!’ Then what?
Written by: Tinuke Akinbulumo

A vision of beauty, an eligible bachelor (soon to be un-eligible), a blushing bride, an expectant family, a starry-eyed couple.   The music, the flowers, the hats ooh the hats! I love weddings!  For me, they convey hope, beginnings and joy.  They rouse excitement and expectation. The bride is all beautiful – I am yet […]

Reflections On Choice And Courtship For Singles
Written by Dr Okey Onuzo

 In Exodus 2:15b-22, we see the story of Moses; Moses helped out the daughters of Reuel who were often chased away by the shepherds.  Their father, surprised at how quickly they had returned that day, was quick to invite Moses to live with them and eventually marry one of his daughters. Finding a Suitable Other […]

Respecting My Husband
Written by Kemi Olutunbi

Respecting each other in marriage is important . However in this article I wish to focus on Ephesians 5:33, it  states “However, each one of you also must love his wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband”. God’s desire is that we enjoy our Marriage and that means doing it […]

I Don’t Mind Waiting
Siam Noel

Have you ever found yourself wanting something so bad that it interferes with your life somehow?   Have you ever wanted something so bad you think about it day and night, when the subject comes up you’ve talked around it with friends from every angle, you can see it in your sleep, You dream about […]

Love Worth Fighting For
Kemi Olutunbi

If you are like me, you will find that life is full of ‘blink-and-you-missed-it’ moments; ‘It was February and suddenly it’s September’ type moments. You’d probably be wondering why life can’t just slow down, why you can’t seem to keep track, and you recall the popular saying: “Time and tide awaits no man”, which leaves […]

Dear Bride-and-Groom-To-Be…
Written by Ibiene Warman

I haven’t been married very long. In fact, it’s been less than a year since we tied the knot. So when my cousin who’s in the thick of making preparations for his own wedding asked me the other day, “How did you do it?!” I totally understood where he was coming from. My memories of […]

Created helper
Written by Tinuke Akinbulumo

God created me to be a helper to my husband. He was clear about it. It was not a mistake; it was a deliberate and specific choice that he made. A quick search for the Hebrew word used for ‘helper’ showed that it is used it refers to God’s help. Then, in the New Testament, […]

9 Ways To Love Your Wife
Written by Bode Olutunbi

Why would God ask me to love my wife? I wouldn’t have married her if I didn’t love her! Perhaps it’s because He knows that I need to have a tender heart towards my wife and handle her needs with care. I am learning that loving my wife is critical to my success in life, […]

8 Reasons Not to Get Married
Written by Kemi Olutunbi

A marriage is a divinely ordained opportunity for two people to come together and maximise their strengths while minimising their weaknesses for their better good. Choosing a marriage partner is clearly one of the most serious decisions you will ever make since your choice will influence your success in virtually all other aspects of your […]

Treacherously Beautiful: The Path of Sexual Purity in the 21st Century
Written by: Otty Warmann

Marriage is a beautiful experience with the right person and with the right mindset. As you consider marriage, it is important you think carefully about the joys and demands of married life. Certainly, the wedding day is a once in a lifetime event and should be celebrated and enjoyed, however, you need to think about […]

The Gift of Prayer
Written by: Bode Olutunbi

I am totally convinced that the best gift that we can give our spouse is our prayers.  Let’s consider what we should pray about when we pray for our spouses.  The Importance of Praying as a Couple Perhaps the best starting point on this journey is from the place of thanksgiving. We are able to […]

Before You Choose Your Wedding Date
Written by: Tinuke Akinbulumo

Marriage is a beautiful experience with the right person and with the right mindset. As you consider marriage, it is important you think carefully about the joys and demands of married life. Certainly, the wedding day is a once in a lifetime event and should be celebrated and enjoyed, however, you need to think about […]

Praying Together
Written by: Tayo Banwo

We often hear the phrase “A couple that prays together, stays together” this isn’t just a cliché.   Praying is an intimate and personal experience, so the question is why do it with your spouse?  Prayer is a Marriage Purpose One of the key purposes of Marriage is that two people come together to form […]

We don’t fight!
Written by: Tinuke Akinbulumo

People are always surprised when I tell them my husband and I don’t fight or even argue for that matter. But we don’t. We really don’t. This doesn’t mean that we don’t disagree on things, it just means when we disagree we don’t take it to an argumentative level. We agree to disagree and that’s […]

Desperation does not lead to wise choices
Written by: Eunice Benjamin

Nowadays we have easy access to information – most of it online at the click of a button. However, you must have heard the saying ‘a little knowledge is a dangerous thing’ and unfortunately too many of us have access to just enough knowledge to stir our fears and anxieties, without the understanding to apply […]

Is it all I thought it would be?
Written by: Ima Duro Emmanuel

So… a friend was asking me the other day if marriage was all I thought it would be. My answer to her was: it was not what I expected it to be but it was more than I hoped it would be. Why do I say that? Well because, as a child growing up I […]