Family Ministry Today

The Center for Christian Family Ministry at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

“How a Man Loves a Woman”

by Derek Brown – May 2

Drawing from the book of Genesis, Ben Stuart helps men know how to love their wives.

“How do I love my wife well?” Young husbands frequently ask me this question, and it is a great one to ask. They are often faced with a laundry list of good tips: prioritize date nights, lead family prayer times, organize evening devotionals, take walks together, buy her flowers, write poetry, help around the house, etc.

I have found that these lists can be extremely helpful examples or extremely tyrannizing laws. If you anxiously try to accomplish them all, the stress could steal the joy of your marriage.

So what do we do? Is there one guiding principle that can help us navigate marriage well? I believe so. I believe we see it clearly in Genesis.

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