The Real Marriage Podcast
If you know anything about us, you know that our desire is to help "imperfect & normal families" just like ours. The Real Marriage Podcast is a place where you can listen in as we have honest and transparent conversations about the issues that affect us all. Our goal is to provide both practical and scriptural counsel in a brief 15 minute broadcast. It is perfect to listen to in the car or with your spouse on a weeknight once the kids are in bed.
There are Two Easy Ways to Access the Podcast.
1. Get the App.
The Southern Baptist of Texas Convention is hosting the Real Marriage Podcast on their Family @ Home App. Click here to download the App for your smartphone. Look under the "Resources" tab for "Marriage Podcast."
2. Listen Here at INFO for Families.
We are not currently recording new episodes but much of our great content can be found below.
Click on the quicklinks below to get to the posts that feature the audio files.
Enjoy our final talk with four guys about their marriages. Their “lessons learned” are the perfect discussion starters for your relationship.
Listen in as four guys discuss why every man needs to have a "band of brothers" to walk though life with.
Most men are pretty good at leading in the workplace, but many struggle with leading well at home. Listen in as four guys discuss the challenges...and the opportunities.
On this Real Marriage Podcast, a panel of four men share some great insights on what husbands can do to connect more effectively with their wives.
Our honest conversation with some older teenagers and young adults about their parents' relationships was incredibly insightful.
We talked to some older teenagers to find out what they see as they observe their parents' marriages.
Lasting friendships give us the vehicle to share the truth of God with the next generation.
Your marriage needs the type of friends who are willing to take personal risks to save you from yourself. Listen in to find out more.
In a world full of distractions, your marriage needs friends who will keep you focused on the things that really matter.
You may have thousands of friends on social media, but what your marriage really needs is a few friends you can go deep and wide with.
Even though Christmas is winding down, we must remember that the birth of Jesus should give us hope for our future (and the new year).
Luke 2:1-20 tells us the basics of the birth of Jesus. But what must it have felt like from Mary and Joseph's perspective? Listen in to find out...
Listen in on part 2 of our special Christmas-themed podcast as we talk to Mary and Joseph (really!) about what it was like to prepare for the birth of Jesus.
Through the wonders of technology (and a little bit of your imagination), you can listen in on a conversation that Barrett had with a couple who witnessed the Nativity first-hand.
You can either keep complaining that things will never change, or you can make the decision to adjust the fundamental rhythms of your life.
Choosing to persevere through difficult times allows God to bring very good things into your marriage. So don't give up! Listen to today's Real Marriage podcast for more.
We know about the engagement ring and the wedding ring, but what do you do when you start discoveRING that your spouse has junk that you weren't prepared for?
We talk with Jackie and Stephana Bledsoe about "The Seven Rings of Marriage." (I tried to guess what the 7 rings were and failed miserably.)
Discover a few little things that husbands can do that mean the world to their wives. Stuff so easy, even a man can do it.
Discover a few little things that wives can do that mean the world to their husbands. It's simple stuff, but the impact is huge.
We encourage you to pass this clip on to anyone you might know who is losing hope that anything will every change in their marriage. It's just that good!!
What can you do when you're at the end of your rope? When you've tried everything to get your marriage back on track and nothing is working? Giving up might seem like your only option.
Once the nest is empty, you can either focus on yourself or invest in those who are coming behind you. (One of these options echoes in eternity.)
When life is pulling your marriage in hundreds of different directions, are you prioritizing the things that really matter?
Kids have a way of throwing our lives into chaos. Having the right perspective of our children can make all the difference in the world.
In this episode, we help you to discover some ways that a young couple can foster relational health and spiritual growth during the early years of marriage.
On this week's podcast, we share some very encouraging news about the state of marriage.
Couples who maintain a lifetime of fidelity are those who take what others might see as radical steps to guard their marriage against temptation.
Nobody falls over backwards into a great marriage. It requires a daily commitment to sacrifice and effort. The question is: "Are you willing to do what it takes?"
Every marriage will have struggles and challenges. This is completely normal. How you choose to deal with the problems will make all the difference in the world.
Emotions are fickle, but making the choice to keep an eternal perspective on your marriage will give you the fuel you need to build a lasting and satisfying marriage.
If you have entered marriage with a goal of both parties sharing and giving and contributing equally, prepare yourself for disappointment.
Do you know your spouse’s love language? You may be communicating love but your spouse may not be getting the message.
Many challenges in marriage can be misinterpreted as heart problems, but they are actually head problems. Understanding the difference makes all the difference in the world.
Every person brings unspoken expectations of what marriage should look like. The truth is that if you don't communicate them with your spouse, you will likely be frustrated.
In most marriages, there are certain fights that seem to happen over and over again. Things seem to never change. Here's some hope...
Working through conflict in marriage is difficult enough on its own. It gets even harder when one or both spouses are harboring a grudge.
You can't learn to fight fair unless you first learn to listen. Most of us (guys) stink at it. It's time to learn some skills.
Having some guidelines for fighting fair can keep marriage conflicts from getting ugly.
This week's podcast introduces a new five-week series on conflict in marriage. It answers the question above with a resounding "no."
You may have heard that a wife should respect her husband, but few women know what it looks like. We get very specific and practical in this Real Marriage podcast.
Get some practical advice for how a husband can love his wife the way she needs.
Are traditional views of leadership in marriage still relevant today? What does the phrase 'spiritual leader of the home' mean anyway?
Today on the Real Marriage podcast: The foundation of love and respect in your marriage is the willingness to voluntarily submit yourself to your spouse. Easy? No. Possible? Yes.