I remember when my initial hysteria died down after my wife told me about her affair. I told her to leave and I sat in my bedroom and cried. How could this happen to me? How could my wife of 17 years, a Christian woman, commit adultery? I've struggled with that for the past two … Continue reading Why Do Christians Cheat?
In Part I of this series, we looked primarily at the path to healing: self-sacrifice and a spirit of love. It's seems so contradictory to think we should love our enemies. We become a living sacrifice to God when we deny ourselves for a greater purpose and our love for God is the main test. … Continue reading How to Find Healing from Infidelity: Part II
How to find healing from infidelity is one of the most common questions asked on our forum. When we think of healing, we often think of medicine. We think of something external that is introduced and inserted into the human body to fight disease or bolster the immune system. When it comes to emotional healing … Continue reading How to Find Healing from Infidelity: Part I
Just because you are in trouble, it doesn't mean it's your fault. King David experienced many trials and troubles but God intervened.
"And I am certain that God, who began the good work within you, will continue His work until it is finally finished on the day when Christ Jesus returns." Philippians 1:6 NLT God's Not Done With You God wants to remind you of the bigger picture when you are facing tragedy in your life like … Continue reading God’s Not Done With You
"For you have been given not only the privilege of trusting in Christ but also the privilege of suffering for him. 30 We are in this struggle together. You have seen my struggle in the past, and you know that I am still in the midst of it." Philippians 1:29-30 NLT There are some very tough days … Continue reading You Are Not Alone Today
For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war according to the flesh, 4 for the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh, but divinely powerful for the destruction of fortresses. 5 We are destroying speculations and every lofty thing raised up against the knowledge of God, and we are taking every thought captive to the obedience of Christ, 6 and we are ready to punish … Continue reading The Battle For Your Thoughts
As I write this blog today, it's exactly 2 years to the day since I discovered my wife's infidelity. The temptation on "D Day" is to focus on me, my pain, my loss, my damage and my journey. However, if I have learned anything in these past two years trying to recover, it is this: … Continue reading Attitudes for Recovery: Humility
"Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins." - 1 Peter 4:8 NIV Is it possible that love can help you forget your spouse's betrayal? Well, not exactly. The word used here is "cover", which is better translated "to veil". A veil is used to conceal; you know what is there … Continue reading God’s Kind of Love
I’ll never forget the first night alone in bed after learning hours earlier about my wife’s affair. I felt desperately alone and wanted someone to understand my pain. I searched social media frantically to find some Christian help for adultery. When I didn't find much, I settled on a Facebook group that focused on helping … Continue reading Christian Help For Adultery