Author Archive for Chris Ruddell

7 Reasons God Wants You to be Tenacious

We all have ups and downs in life, and sometimes these vary week-to-week and day-to-day.  But occasionally we find ourselves in a difficult situation that seems like there is no end in sight.  God knows we will go through these extended tough times, and calls on us to persevere.  Here’s why.

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Rate your life

How would you rate your life today? For many, life is hard. We all face challenges at times that seem insurmountable. Options are limited. Consequences are bigger than mountains. And hope feels like an elusive myth. But hope does exist and through Christ it is sometimes the only way we get through. How? Read on […]

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What would you change about your husband?

Earlier this week we asked married men what one thing they would change about their wives.  Now it’s time to turn the tables!  Over time married couples discover each others idiosyncrasies and the things that drive them crazy.  You may not want to answer aloud depending on your answer, but what is one thing you would change about […]

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What would you change about your wife?

When we get married, our love talk tends to go something like this: “I love everything about you.  I wouldn’t change one thing!”.  Over time, though, we discover each others idiosyncrasies and the things that drive us crazy.  You may not want to answer aloud depending on your answer, but what is one thing you would change […]

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Will your marriage last?

Will your marriage last?  Nobody likes to think about divorce and people don’t generally get married with the expectation that it won’t last forever.  But divorce happens.  Do you meet one of the warning signs?

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What kind of woman are you?

Do you make a good wife?  Earlier in the week we talked about what women look for in a man.  Now let’s turn the tables!  A recent survey was taken of single men aged 19 to 49 about what they wanted most in a woman.  How do you stack up?

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What kind of man are you?

Do you make a good husband?  Most men probably think so.  But you might be surprised to find out what women actually look for.  A recent survey was taken of single women aged 19 to 49 about what they wanted most in a man.  How do you stack up?

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Why most of us suck at helping

What kind of helper are you?  Being in a relationship – and especially a marriage – is supposed to include helping one another out when times get tough.  However, most of us don’t do a very good job of this.  We want to help.  We don’t like to see our loved ones in pain.  But […]

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