Episode 090 - 19 Love and Respect Truisms and Principles to Live By

Episode 090 - 19 Love and Respect Truisms and Principles to Live By

Join Emerson and Jonathan this week as they discuss 19 simple, yet sometimes difficult to do, principles from the Love and Respect message. From monitoring your thoughts and feelings in interactions with your spouse, to what to say and do, practicing a few of these can improve your marriage.

Episode 019 - Why Do Good People Suffer?

Episode 019 - Why Do Good People Suffer?

Emerson and Jonathan discuss why bad things happen to good people and take a look at testimonies and examples from individuals who have walked this road. Together, they talk through four conclusions someone might draw about God when they have experienced suffering—God does not exist; God is all-powerful, but not all-loving; God is all loving, but not all-powerful; or God is all-loving and all-powerful.

Episode 017 - Why Should You Stop Talking To Your Husband?

Episode 017 - Why Should You Stop Talking To Your Husband?

Wives, would you like to learn a way to motivate your husband and know that he feels close to you in a meaningful way? Husbands, would you like to understand yourself better and why you may not do relationships the same way as your wife? Listen in this week as Emerson and Jonathan discuss how a wife can move towards her husband with less talking, even no talking, through spending shoulder to shoulder time with him.

Episode 016 - How To Respect Your Husband When You Don't

Episode 016 - How To Respect Your Husband When You Don't

In this episode Emerson and Jonathan discuss the topic of a wife respecting her husband when she doesn't feel respect, or even when he has done things that aren't respectable. They discuss this in the context of one woman's testimony of how she went from not being respectful to respectful. It is a powerful story!

Episode 015 - Six Statements That Inflame a Wife When She’s Already Upset

Episode 015 - Six Statements That Inflame a Wife When She’s Already Upset

This week Emerson and Jonathan discuss six ways that a husband can really hurt his wife and the marital relationship with the things he says during conflict. This can occur when he attacks her feelings, her thinking, her beliefs, her relationships, her self-image, and her willpower.  

Episode 011 - The Jesus Way Of Talking

Episode 011 - The Jesus Way Of Talking

A recent social media post had a simple quote from The Language Of Love & Respect, which hundreds of people commented on and shared.  The quote was about the Jesus way of talking within marriage and relationships. Emerson and Jonathan discuss this during today's episode, including how to speak words that are Truthful, Uplifting, Forgiving, Thankful, and Scriptural (T.U.F.T.S.). 

 

Episode 008 - The Family Rewarded Cycle

Episode 008 - The Family Rewarded Cycle

Emerson and Jonathan discuss the Family Rewarded Cycle, the final cycle from Love and Respect In The Family. When parenting, what ultimately matters is an individual's relationship with God.  Emerson explains how to see and relate to one's children apart from their response or performance, all in the context of an eternal view.

Episode 005 - The Three Cycles - Your Questions and Comments

Episode 005 - The Three Cycles - Your Questions and Comments

This week Emerson and Jonathan review the Crazy Cycle, the Energizing Cycle, and the Rewarded Cycle. Positive examples from listeners are discussed in addition to Emerson responding to common questions about the Love and Respect message as well as specific questions and comments from listeners over the past few weeks.

Episode 004 - The Rewarded Cycle

Episode 004 - The Rewarded Cycle

Emerson and Jonathan discuss the Rewarded Cycle, the last cycle from the Love & Respect book. The "why" or incentive of doing marriage a certain way is given, whether a marriage is perceived as good or bad. This is a challenging episode, but hope-filled.

Episode 003 - The Energizing Cycle Part II

Episode 003 - The Energizing Cycle Part II

In this week’s episode the conversation continues on how an individual motivates their spouse. We review the Energizing Cycle: his love motivates her respect and her respect motivates his love, focusing on how a wife can motivate her husband.

Episode 002 - The Energizing Cycle Part I

Episode 002 - The Energizing Cycle Part I

A discussion begins about how to motivate your spouse, which includes Part I of exploring the Energizing Cycle.  This episode focuses on how a husband can motivate his wife.