God created every couple, including you and your spouse, for a unique purpose. But, many couples still question; how do we discover that purpose? Are there clues? Is there a way to test whether we are on the right track or not? If that’s you, know this. The answer is …
Though our marriage purpose is as unique as God is creative, there are three universal foundations for every marriage purpose. Every marriage purpose must be established by God and for God and will
- make God known,
- bring God pleasure, and
- demonstrate His unconditional love.
Our Marriage Purpose Will Make God Known
Before you roll your eyes and say, “Tell us something we don’t know,” remember strong towers require deep, steady foundations. As believers, our primary task is to make Jesus known. Even if you aren’t the “ministry-type,” there is no such thing as a Christian without a calling; likewise, there is no such thing as a marriage without a ministry. God hardwired it into our DNA. He designed us with the desire to be part of something greater than ourselves and commissioned us to be a light in our homes,
Why do some marriages thrive while others merely survive? After nearly two decades of studying human behavior and coaching couples, we stumbled upon a transformational truth. The catalyst to a truly happy, thriving marriage. Surprisingly, the answer is quite simple.
Couples who live for a greater purpose—together—thrive.
Since the creation of Adam and Eve, God ordained the union of man and woman as the crowning jewel to His creation. His first intention for a husband and wife, as recorded in Genesis 1:26, revealed His BIG IDEA for marriage.
“Let us make man in our image, in our likeness, and let them rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky, over the livestock over all the earth, and over the creatures that move along the ground”
Are you flexible? Are there ways God is asking you to compromise in your relationship? Listen in as #marriedforapurpose Founders Greg and Julie Gorman share insights from Hurricane Matthew encouraging couples to look for specific ways they’ve become too rigid in their relationship and provide specific questions you can ask in order to better live PURPOSE-focused NOT PROBLEM-focused in your relationship.
We care about you and your marriage! Join the movement, #Married For A Purpose and receive Daily Inspiration by LIKING us on Facebook Also, coming soon is MARRIED FOR A PURPOSE TV where we’ll offer inspiration and daily Best Practices to Live God’s Purpose for your marriage.
What do you do when your daughter’s wedding facility floods the day of the wedding? Here’s what we recommend: Take Time to Dance … Take time to Embrace … Don’t take life too seriously … Laugh with one another!
For more pictures of our daughter’s wedding visit: Greg and Julie on Facebook
Want to experience greater friendship in your marriage? Learn the art to Tame Your Tongue and Store Up Good Thoughts! In this short video Greg and Julie Gorman share two best practices to enhance your communication and experience greater connection in your marriage. Be sure to share your best practices by commenting here or share your thoughts at Greg and Julie’s Facebook Page..
Do you long for spiritual replenishment? Need a little rest? Long to grow together spiritually? Spiritual Replenishment is vital to connection. In this last video (in the P.I.E.S series) Greg and Julie Gorman encourage you to take a moment to connect spiritually. Remember what matters most and invite the Holy Spirit to connect you with your spouse.
Emotional Replenishment requires intentional reflection. In this third session on P.I.E.S,
Authors Greg and Julie Gorman encourage you to take time to connect and discover one another
again. What can you do this week to replenish and connect with your spouse?
Remember, to look for the “get to’s” of life NOT the “have to’s.”
After listening, be sure to share your best practices on
Greg and Julie’s Facebook Page.
Take a moment to listen in as Greg and Julie Gorman share insights on how you can connect and replenish
together, as a couple, intellectually. As you take time to push the pause button on your life, and make
time for reflection, be sure to share your best practices with us on Facebook at:
Greg and Julie Gorman
In this short four-part replenishment series (P.I.E.S.) Greg and Julie Gorman talk about the area of physical replenishment. Have you neglected your physical health a bit? Take time today to do something to replenish yourself physically. It WILL make a difference!