An Early Christmas Present
The Gift That Keeps on Giving and It’s Free! Would you like to get free copies of Marilyn Phillips’ book, First Aid for a Wounded Marriage, Craig Hill’s book, Marriage: Covenant or Contract, or any of several other marriage building resources? CKI recently became aware that many resources we have available in our CKI Book Store can now be acquired for free on the 2=1 (2equal1) website. 2=1 is a sister ministry to CKI founded by Mike and Marilyn Phillipps. We want to provide instructions for you to access the 2=1 ministry website and these books. When you log on […]Read More
What Can I Do When My Spouse Is In Adultery?
Handling the Hurt There is no denying that adultery brings an incredible amount of pain and hurt when it enters a marriage. This pain may manifest in many ways; rejection, anger, feelings of failure and worthlessness, frustration, helplessness, confusion, depression, suicidal thoughts, vengeful attitudes, shame, neediness, dependencies and the list goes on. As humans who have been created to feel and express emotions, we can’t deny or ignore their reality. At the same time, we cannot let them control us, for many of them are destructive if left unchecked. We must learn to deal honestly with our emotions. In the […]Read More
Look What God is Doing
Canada CK had lots for which to praise the Lord after several weeks of visiting with family. Her husband was there too and thanked CK’s brother for taking good care of her. Soon after that, she was at a church event with other women where she was able to share about covenant marriage with one woman whose husband had recently left. She saw that her words were like water to a dry plant. Then, coming home, she was able to contact her daughter-in-law for the first time in a long time. Usually, she doesn’t know what to talk […]Read More
Freedom from Your Past
Below is a message we are using with permission from Jimmy Evans at MarriageToday. The message can be applied to many situations CKs find in their lives today. Pray and ask Jesus if this relates to your life. “Karen and I have wonderful parents and in-laws, but let’s face it: No parent is perfect. The imperfect parenting individuals experience while growing up leads to baggage that can harm our marriages. “The two most prominent types of baggage are iniquities and inner vows. “Iniquities. Exodus 34:7 tells of how God inflicts “the iniquity of the fathers upon the children and the children’s children to […]Read More
How Do You Make Decisions?
To make a decision, you: flip a coin, consult an Ouija board, or consult ungodly people? It has been said that we make 35,000 decisions each day. Most of these decisions are minor but decisions none the less. Many, an estimated 225 decisions, are based upon food. Interesting to consider that even by not making a decision you are making a decision. But the top number one decision is whether or not to worship God. Will you keep Jesus at the center of it all? Joaquin Molina has spoken at the CKI conference and is counted as a friend of the […]Read More