Your Past Matters…but how much?

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What a week it has been! Over the last eight days, Trish has shared our story on CNN, the local NBC affiliate in Indianapolis, and yesterday morning the Today Show shared a quote from our book, Beyond Ordinary! As this national coverage has come, many have asked us if it is hard to keep digging up the past. Do we struggle with sharing such hard things from our past? These…

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Removing Roadblocks To Healing After Betrayal

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Today we are honored to have a guest blog post from Melody Lovvorn. Melody uncovered her husband’s betrayal in 2000, and has lived through the nightmare of having her family torn apart when her children were 6, 4, 2, and 6 months. After walking her own path of healing and wholeness, Melody and her ex-husband Tray were remarried in 2008.  Along with Tray, Melody has been devoted to personally coaching and…

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As Seen on CNN with Brooke Baldwin

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Last week Trisha was asked to write a guest post for Ed Stetzer and Christianity Today, and speak into the Ashley Madison hack/scandal. Many of you read this article and shared it with others. A producer at CNN read the article and contacted Trish on Monday morning asking if she would be a guest on CNN Newsroom with Brooke Baldwin. So many of you shared this on Facebook, Twitter and…

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What No One Else Can Do

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To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best day and night to make you everybody else, means to fight the hardest battle any human being can fight, and never stop fighting.  E.E. Cummings More than anything else your wife needs you to be you today. More than anything else your husband needs you to be you today. More than anyone else, your friends love you…

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Jared Fogle and Sexual Brokenness

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Like you, I’ve been stunned the past few days hearing details of the Jared Fogle case. Our family just moved to Zionsivlle, Indiana, where Jared Fogle lives so the intensity of the story has been very noticeable in this community. I was sexually abused as a child. My heart breaks for the 14 victims and their families as they try to put the pieces of their lives back together. My…

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2 Things You Need to Know This Weekend

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Have you ever worked really hard and gone over and above to try to accomplish something only to find out you messed up anyway? No…it must just be me. As most of you know, we moved a month ago from Nashville, TN to Indianapolis, IN. We had speaking engagement in Florida a week after we moved so I ordered 3 boxes of T-Shirts to have for our speaking engagement. Well…we had…

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3 Ways to Surround Your Marriage With the Right People

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Today we are sharing with you a guest post from our friend, Ted Lowe. Ted is a speaker, a blogger, and the director of MarriedPeople, the marriage division at The reThink Group (also known as Orange), a non-profit organization devoted to influencing those who influence the next generation. After serving as the director of MarriedLife at North Point Community Church in Alpharetta, Georgia, Ted joined the Orange team to create MarriedPeople. He…

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The People That Surround You Are Engraved in You (Guest Post from Micah Davis)

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It’s been a long time since I last wrote a blog post. It was a little over 4 years ago, actually. I was 15, my voice was high and squeaky, I was awkward, and about to face the biggest obstacle of my life up to that point: High School. Oh, how trivial it seems to think about how big and scary I thought High School would be. The movies make…

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The Most Dangerous Word in Marriage

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A few times per year we host a small gathering of couples in Nashville for the RefineUs Weekend Experience. Our last weekend of 2015 was this past weekend. (New Dates for 2016 announced soon!)  During a break, I was talking to one of the husbands and asked him what brought he and his wife to Nashville for the weekend. He said something that resonated with me: “Procrastination. I was busy…

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Celebrating Our 20th Anniversary

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A few days ago, I wrote a post called The One Thing Missing in Most Marriages. If you weren’t able to read it, you can do so by clicking HERE. This post has been shared over 20,000 times on Facebook and read by more than 80,000 people in the last 3 days. It’s a post about gentleness. The way the post has taken off is a reminder to me of…

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