FamilyLife is supporting the UK National Marriage Week this May. It’s an absolutely brilliant opportunity to get people thinking about their marriage and how they can be investing into it. Michaela Hyde, the project director, wrote: “It may surprise you to know that a far more common cause for divorce is couples drifting apart rather […]
Westminster launch for Toucan Money Module
The third Monday of January – 20 January in 2020 – is sometimes known as ‘Blue Monday’, supposedly the most depressing day of the year due to a combination of post-Christmas blues, cold dark nights and the arrival of unpaid…
V&E 2020 – booking open!
Our annual Vision & Equipping is a great day for friends of FamilyLife, volunteers and anyone wanting to know more about us …to be envisioned and equipped! This year’s theme is: Building Kingdom Communities Two thousand years ago a handful…
What makes a good apology …or a bad one?
Have you ever been in that situation where your brain wants you to say something, but your mouth won’t cooperate? That’s how I feel every time I have to apologise to my husband. We’ve been married for 17 years so…
Why I needed to forgive myself
Kia Hadaeghi, Iranian FamilyLife Coordinator, writes movingly about his experience of being set free from years of emotional pain and suffering, and how his Christian faith helped him. Something was not right. I was unsettled by guilt and there was…
Let me introduce you to Rosie and Guy. Childhood sweethearts, they were married five and a half years ago. They live in Newcastle where Rosie is a doctor and Guy is a town planner. They both love the outdoors and any opportunity to keep exploring the Lake District. They love their church family and have […]
Every relationship has times when we feel on top of the world, there’s a close connection and lots of fun and laughter. Love is flourishing. Every relationship also has times when we feel distant, frustrated, angry perhaps, and all the fun seems to have leaked out. Imagine there’s a love tank with a ‘fuel gauge’ […]
“The media tells us that everyone is having sex all the time but in fact we’re having less sex, less often and enjoying it less.” Matt Walmsley was one of the guest speakers at FamilyLife’s latest Vision & Equipping event which this year was looking at the topic: Sex …the BIG questions. He presented some […]
Sex. It’s a tricky subject isn’t it? It’s one of those topics we find hard to talk about even with close friends, let alone engaging with what others or our culture is saying about it. FamilyLife’s Vision and Equipping event: Sex …the BIG questions will help us think through this challenging topic and equip us […]
How would you feel about coming to A Day Together? What would motivate you to come? We know (because people tell us afterwards) that many couples come because they want to invest in their relationship, make it stronger, help a marriage last a lifetime… Some couples come because they’re facing a challenge or are struggling. […]
“There is a hunger stirring for healthy relationships. To see renewing of minds and transformation take place is so exciting! The confidence in couples is growing and a number of them are going on to share what revelations they have received. The ripple effect is real!” This ripple effect started when Mark & Odette Clayton […]