Jeremy + Ashley Webb

We have been married for almost 3 years now. Our relationship prior to marriage had many ups and downs, with fights being prevalent especially when we lived together unmarried. Our focus was not centered around Christ and our life much reflected living life centered on desires of the flesh. Without going into detail, you could probably imagine our number one desire – obviously hinted by living together unmarried, or as our parents liked to put it, “playing house.”

Although we have never been in a major fight while married (by God’s grace) we can testify to the fact that our quarrels and the intensity thereof have always been in direct correlation with the frequency and intensity of our involvement with our church. God has shielded us in many ways and we are ever grateful for that, however, we have found that the times when we became lax in our desire for growing in our community (life group, areas where we serve ect.) our arguments (many petty ones) arose. God allows this to happen so in turn we will realize how gracious he is and how crucial it really is to be connected to our church body and living a life of building His Kingdom.

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Dwain + Dee Davis

31 years! It literally seems like we were standing in front of each other at the altar yesterday reciting our vows to one another. But it has been a short 31 years!  We have thought about our marriage and what we want to share with other couples who may be newlyweds, others who may be raising very young children and think they will never have time for one another again, or the couple trying to discipline teenagers together. The first thing we can say is that we have been there and survived and you will too!

We survived and it would not be right not to tell you the one and ONLY way we survived. We are not experts by far but I think some of the experience we have might be of help to some of you.

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Real Stories of Blood, Sweat and Tears

As we continue in our Blood, Sweat, and Tears sermon series, we are excited to connect you with couples in our church who know what this means in a real way! Over the next few weeks we will be sharing blogs on Mondays and Wednesdays to encourage the faint of heart and prepare the young and eager! Their stories share the hope that there is in marriage when we commit and surrender ourselves to God, the planner and perfecter of all things.