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Creating a Healthy Marriage

Creating a Healthy Marriage

A few years back on one of our weekly date nights, my wife and I were watching the movie “Water for Elephants”. As we were watching, I was reminded of how distorted relationships can be in our romanticized culture today. If you haven’t seen the movie, the main story line is about an attractive young man (Jacob) who is left broke and homeless after his parents’ untimely death. These events lead him to joining the circus as a vet where he would find himself working under an unstable and abusive boss by the name of August. August is Married to an attractive woman named Marlena who quickly becomes the apple of Jacob’s eye. I will spare you what happens in the movie in case you haven’t seen it, but you can imagine how a love triangle unfolds pretty quickly in this story. I found myself toward the end of the

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Influencing Others

Influencing Others

One definition of the word “influence” is: The capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behavior of someone or something, or the effect itself. Influence has always been something that has amazed me. People can be influenced by many different things in many different ways. Some people are easily influenced by others. Some people are influencers and have a tendency to influence everyone that they are around. At some level each of us has influence over the people around us, especially in our marriage. It is up to us to determine “what”, “how” and “why” we influence others. Who are you? What do you believe about you? What is your deepest “Why?” These are questions that each of us will come across and start to answer if we intentionally move toward growth. They are also important questions for us to answer as we look at how we

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The Intentional Marriage

Our mission is to assist couples to plot a course through intentional choices that result in action that empowers growth in Christ.

Today’s marriages need intention more than ever before. With the divorce rate at approximately 50% percent for first marriages, 67% for second and 74% for third marriages, couples need to spend time looking at what is important in keeping marriage fresh and alive! We are committed to helping couples reach a new level of effectiveness in their marriage.

Bryan & Stephanie VigneryAuthors and Facilitators

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