A story of how an affair, saved a marriage, when the storm hit By Karen Van der Poll In the beginningWe met in my first year, actually my very first week at university. The fresher and her senior. As I write this I fondly reflect on what attracted me to him most; his wisdom. The […]
Processing a Pandemic
The past 15 months have been a game-changer for most of us. At the risk of stating the obvious, our lives have all been turned upside-down by the strangest of circumstances.For sadly too many of us, this has meant unexpected…
Global Together Groups from the Heart of Liverpool
Together is FamilyLife’s resource to help build deeper and stronger marriages. It has been tried and tested over many years and contexts and proven to help couples in their relationships. The beauty of Together is that you get to go…
Introducing Phil & Ceri Keates
So Phil and Ceri, can you start by introducing yourselves. Phil: We met when we were students at Birmingham University in 1999. We started with a long-distance relationship while Ceri was on her year abroad in Germany. We got married…
Change of Leadership at FamilyLife
After 18 years of leadership Mark and Christine are stepping back, and leadership of FamilyLife will move from the shoulders of Mark to Phil Keates. In this article, and accompanying video, we look back and celebrate what God has done…
Happy Wife, Happy Life
On Monday February 8th I sat down with my cuppa for another Couples Talk, this month with Harry and Kate Benson. I was particularly looking forward to this one having read and really enjoyed Harry and Kate’s book “What Mums…
Toucan Together marriage devotional published on YouVersion Bible App
Tiffany Atkins reviews: "This is a gem of a devotional! There is really helpful personal testimony alongside pertinent scripture. I found day 2 especially helpful...
JOIN US for an hour of raw, real life relationship stories with COUPLES TALK. Open and honest interviews to give you encouragement and support for your relationship.
What’s happening with FamilyLife – Farsi?
Since joining the FamilyLife team in 2018 Kia and Negin, born in Iran and now living in the UK, have been busy connecting with people from the Farsi speaking community and also been working hard to make resources available in…
Thriving marriages in a ‘virtual’ Together group
One couple shares advice on how they used zoom to create a virtual 'Together' group for couples to invest in their marriages.
Meet Cavell and Reah. This young couple have blown me away with how intentional they are about investing in their marriage, for their transparency, energy and passion. Their faith is clearly important to them and they are becoming leaders and influencers with a heart for fellow millennials. I was excited to interview them. How did […]
“Oikos”. Sounds like something you’d shout out in a market to catch a friend’s attention, doesn’t it? Or maybe not! This greek word became the focus of much excitement at Familylife’s Vision & Equipping (V&E) this year, because the word is full of meaning and hope. Oikos can mean “house” or “descendents“. There is a […]
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 credit card bills. Although it is debated how accurate this is, January is certainly a […]