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Fierce Marriage


Fighting for Healthy Priorities: Embracing Your Limitations

October 17, 2017

Keeping healthy priorities are a constant battle for modern marriages. By default we tend to our priorities in life and marriage as linear, or as a list:



  1. God
  2. Family
  3. Others

While this list isn't necessarily bad, we believe there's a better way.


In today's episode of the Fierce Marriage Podcast, we discuss a new way of looking at priorities that has revolutionized our marriage and transformed how we live our lives. We start the conversation by looking at two themes in Scripture:



  • Our finitude as humans
  • Our call as believers.

Join in as we chip away at this massive truth to be had about priorities in light of the gospel.


Show notes:



  1. Rapid Fire Q&A: Selena is forced to answer some tough questions... namely, one she never thought she'd have to face.
  2. Hear one of the most poetic letters from a husband to his wife.
    (Go to https://fiercemarriage.com/podcast to write and send a letter to your spouse!)
  3. We discuss priorities:

    1. Scripture: Matthew 6:33 and Psalm 90:12
    2. Common problems What's wrong with "The List"
    3. We propose a better/more integrated model for priorities
    4. The Couple's Challenge (See below)

  4. We finished with our Highs & Lows for the week prior.
  5. Prayer

Today's Couples Challenge:


Create a family vision statement (family verse, mission, core values, envision statements). Listen to the episode for more details about what this could mean for your family!


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