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Welcome to the Expedition Marriage Podcast! We’re glad you’re here! We're Chris and Jamie Bailey, and we are Christian counselors and marriage coaches. We’re here to help you put God in the center of your marriage by sharing some solid biblical truth, along with some practical marriage tips. So, no matter where you’re at in your marriage, start getting excited, because we’re here to help you Enjoy the Journey!
 
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Knowing God’s word is important, but applying it is what it’s all about. This can be an area that you may be tripping up on in your marriage—knowing the word but not knowing what do with it. On this episode we’re going to take you through some scriptures and tell you exactly what they look like lived out in your marriage. There aren’t just a few sc…
 
When is the last time you questioned what difference your marriage was making in the world? Did you even know it was designed to be making an impact? If your desire is to find your unique calling as a couple and understand the power of impact your marriage has been given by God, then you want to listen to this episode. What your marriage has to off…
 
Does the idea of sharing your marriage problems, or problems in general, with people horrify you? Are you concerned with what they would think if they only knew the truth about your life? On this episode we’re going to share with you why according to scripture you just might have that all wrong. What if sharing your problems made you, your marriage…
 
What comes to mind when you hear the word nagging? Maybe it’s conviction, justification, blame, or perhaps exhaustion? On this episode we’re having an honest, “tell it like it is” conversation on the topic of nagging and complaining. And we’re going to be talking to you wife… AND you, husband! Join us if you want the truth, some understanding, and …
 
Has anything in your marriage ever blindsided you? Have you ever thought at one point in time that this is just not what you signed up for? Yea, marriage caught us by surprise too! Come take a stroll with us down memory lane today back to where it all began at the moment of our engagement. Find out the good, the bad, and all the in between stuff th…
 
Aaron & Gwen Warwick's story is one that was definitely not “love at first sight” (in fact they were both suspicious of the other after that first encounter on the basketball court), but they eventually became good friends and started dating, and the rest is history! The couple has lived in Wichita, Kansas for the past 12 years, where Aaron pastors…
 
You want your marriage to thrive, right? We do too! For that to happen, you must be very intentional and on guard. That sometimes means doing things you don’t want to do and not doing things that you do. Join us on this episode where we’re giving you a solid heads up on what to look out for so you can avoid and deal with all the things that will co…
 
Have you ever wondered why you or your spouse is so hair triggered or easily overwhelmed? While there can be some issues that need to be dealt with, sometimes this happens because of a genuine personality trait known as high sensitivity. Tune in today to see if this might be affecting your marriage. This episode has the potential to be a huge marri…
 
Have you ever gotten exhausted by thinking about and constantly dealing with all the problems in your life and marriage? While there’s merit to dealing with problems, there’s also a reason why making them your primary focus is so tiring. Focusing on your problems will anchor you down in the past and therefore make moving forward much more difficult…
 
Chronic pain can take a toll on a person, but it can also take a toll on a marriage. There’s a learning curve to handling it well as a couple. The needs in a relationship where chronic pain is present are very different than your typical able-bodied marriage. On today’s episode, Jamie shares her own story of chronic pain and what our relationship d…
 
What do you do when you feel disconnected in your marriage? How do you even know if disconnection is what’s even happening? On today’s episode, we will be answering both questions. Tune in and find out how significant dealing with disconnection in your marriage can be. Find our show notes at https://expeditionmarriage.org/post/podcast/ep-60-are-you…
 
Dave and Mary Gothi, the creators of The Significant Marriage, have dedicated themselves to making a difference in the lives of couples since 1996, through teaching and helping them to enhance, protect and, when needed, restore their marriages. Dave & Mary have mentored couples, led marriage seminars and workshops across the US and overseas, includ…
 
Do you struggle with always wanting the win? Do you find it tough to be wrong, or even tougher to allow your spouse to be wrong without correcting them? We used to struggle with this too. Well, we’re here to tell you that there is a better way; a way where instead of being pinned up against one another, you’re actually getting a win for your marria…
 
Are you frustrated because you seem to be the only one willing to work on your marriage? Are you wanting to get some help but have a husband who refuses to? Before you get upset or angry with them, give this episode a listen as we shine some light on where their no might actually be coming from. We’re here to help you set your marriage up to get th…
 
Have you ever wondered how bad do things need to get before we reach out for help? Do you know the difference between what normal problems are versus what real, we need help, problems are? On this episode we’re getting real and honest as we share 8 signs that your marriage may need some professional help. Trust us when we say that this is informati…
 
Are you or your spouse facing a hard time? Has life just been rough for one or both of you lately? If so, you’ll want to tune in for this episode. We’re sharing some encouragement and some practical tips on how to show up in times of need for one another. Don’t miss it! Find our show notes at https://expeditionmarriage.org/post/podcast/ep-56-how-to…
 
Does your spouse constantly walk away or shut down communication with you? Do they struggle or rarely share how they feel, except for anger? Maybe you find yourself struggling to believe that they even care about you anymore. If any of this sounds like your spouse or if it sounds like you, today’s episode on avoiding in marriage is for you! Join us…
 
Do you have adult children, or are you dreading the day when they become adults and fly out of the nest? Well, today’s episode is for you. Your job as mom and dad are not over, so don’t worry about that, BUT, it will look different than it has for the last 18 years. Don’t worry, we’re going to fill you in all that they need, and we’ll share with yo…
 
We need friends in our lives. God designed us for community and for relationships. When He says we’re better together, we need to believe Him. But what if it’s hard and we don’t think we need friends or have no idea how to make them? Those are the kind of things we’re talking about on today’s episode! Come join us and be encouraged! Find our show n…
 
Do you ever find yourself pursuing the happiness of your spouse at the expense of your own well being or your own desires? Perhaps you’re married to someone who struggles with this. If this is you, then today’s episode is for you! Join us and find out what the roots of that people pleasing may be and what to do about it. You both deserve a voice in…
 
Danny and Pam Ray's passion for marriages has produced a dynamic couple’s ministry that has been instrumental with helping marriages go from good to better and from better to best -all by being crusaders for preparing couples for this sacred institution of marriage. Their credentials are stellar, but even better is there love for each other and for…
 
Is your marriage in a funk? Have you lost the friendship that you once had? Let today’s episode be just the encouragement you need to rekindle that long lost friendship. It’s vital to the longevity of your marriage and on this episode we’re letting you know why and giving you some tips on how to get it back! Find our show notes at https://www.exped…
 
Have you ever gotten bad marriage advice? What about bad advice regarding sex? On today’s part 2 conversation, we’re tackling some bad advice around the topic of sex and pornography, and you’ll likely not believe some the stats we’re sharing. We even share some hard truths about bad advice that can come from the church. Have a listen today as we tr…
 
Meet Dynamic Marriage Uncovered Podcast creators, Jeff and Sue Duffield. They have a wonderful capacity to find the bright side in life, and they are known for keeping audiences entertained and laughing. After forty-seven years of doing life together, the Duffields have lots to share about marriage, raising a family, and working together in music a…
 
Have you ever gotten horrible marriage advice? What about advice that you thought sounded good but turned out it really wasn’t? On today’s episode we’re shedding some light on some of what we believe to be some bad advice that won’t help your marriage. In fact, we’re so passionate about you hearing the truth for your marriage that we made this a 2-…
 
Is conflict something you tend to run from? Does the mere thought of someone, especially your spouse, being upset with you almost throw you into a panic? If this is you, or your spouse, we’ve got you covered on today’s episode! Join us as we shed some light and some hope on the reasons that might be fueling your disdain for conflict. After you list…
 
"Marriage is the most amazing gift...when God is at the forefront!" That's what Becky and Victor Novak say on this week's episode of Dynamic Marriage Uncovered. The Novaks are paramedics who love to help people in their time of need. They also love camping and traveling; And they really love facilitating marriage courses. You will be encouraged and…
 
What is God able to do when you grow up in a dysfunctional, abusive home? Suffer pain and despair so bad that there is not one, but 2 suicide attempts? End up a high school drop out and living with with a physically, emotionally, and verbally abusive boyfriend? Become a pregnant teenager in a marriage filled with adultery and domestic violence? No,…
 
What are you striving for in this New Year? How confident are you that it’s the right thing for your marriage and family? Goals are great to have, BUT, if they’re not the right ones, what’s the point? Join us today as we talk about the value of striving for something really important, an emotionally healthy home. Find our show notes at https://expe…
 
Marriage Dynamics is all about helping marriages survive and thrive, and the Patton's story will give any couple hope to know, it's never too late! Even after divorcing! Candid, upbeat and vulnerable, this episode is a great way to end 2021 and bring in the new year of 2022. David and Anna-Kristina are inspired by and thankful for how God has used …
 
Are you ready to have a great New Year? Or maybe you just don’t want a repeat of this past year? However you’re feeling about the year ahead, it’s important to have a focus, especially for your marriage. But there’s no need to be overwhelmed by setting big goals or making big changes. On today’s episode we’re keeping it really simple and giving you…
 
Jamey and Leesa were the couple that arrived at church every Sunday morning appearing to have it all together, but in reality, they wore masks. The only people that knew they were a wreck was their pastor and his wife. When Dynamic Marriage came into their lives and changed not only their marriage, but also as people, it was their pastor and his wi…
 
Do you ever feel like your marriage and your family are not your own, but instead just an extension of one or both sets of your parents? Are they calling the shots for your holiday plans, your schedules, and maybe even how you’re raising your kids? Maybe they just really struggle with accepting a no, so you’ve just found it was easier to go along t…
 
Christmas is coming! Are you ready? Or are you feeling overwhelmed as many statistics suggest? Are you already caught up in the holiday marital stress dance? Don’t know what that is? That’s okay, we’ve got you covered! On this episode we’re here to help you keep your focus and have an intentional Christmas this year. Join us as we share some of the…
 
Brad and Kasey Reedy's story will stun you at first, but then when you hear the healing power of what the Dynamic Workshops can do in a broken marriage such as theirs - you'll know for sure, there's hope for every married couple. This special episode, launched on #GivingTuesday, gives our listeners a chance to become monthly partners. We thank you …
 
How much do you hate it when your husband is late for everything? How about when your wife’s make up takes over the entire bathroom counter? Do these things drive you just a little nutso? Well, today’s episode is for you! We’re having a chat about what we can do about those flaws that drive us nuts in one another. The answer might surprise you, so …
 
Dynamic Marriage Uncovered Podcast Episode 2 features this exciting couple from Olivette, Missouri. Demetris and Cher Williams are Life Coaches and counselors for Christian Psychological and Family Services in Olivette. Their mission has seen many marriages restored, renewed and revived. And they are SO fun too! Get a glimpse at some simple but eff…
 
Today we’re completing our two-part series on helping your spouse with anxiety. If you missed part one, be sure to go back and listen to it first. On today’s episode you can hear more of our personal story and get some great, practical tips on how to help your spouse start the journey of overcoming anxiety. Find our show notes at https://www.expedi…
 
Do you or your spouse suffer from anxiety? If so, don’t miss this episode. This is part one of a two-part series that will be sure to make you feel more equipped in helping your spouse move forward in a battle with anxiety. If you suffer from anxiety yourself, be sure to share this with your spouse so you can learn how to tackle it together. Anxiet…
 
The Dynamic Marriage Uncovered Podcast is excited to launch the very first episode! Meet Rich and Patty Green, Campus Pastor of Compass Christian Church in Colleyville, Texas, and his wife Patty, Memory Care Director and published author. Rich and Patty are one of 85,000 couples who have been strengthened and encouraged by Marriage Dynamics Institu…
 
Do you ever wonder what’s down the road for you as a couple? Or are you okay with just finding out when you get there? On this episode we’re talking about being intentional in your marriage—because you do get to have a good amount of say in what your marriage will look like in those golden, or close to golden years. We’re talking about the law of s…
 
Are you in a season of dealing with change? Maybe you’ve sent a child to kindergarten or college, or you’ve recently suffered a loss of a loved one, a job, or just your sense of normal. The reality is change is inevitable and we all must learn to deal with it somehow. This episode we’re talking about your individual change scales and how to best su…
 
Are you too tired for date night? Does going to bed as soon as the kids go to bed sound more delightful than heading out for a night on the town? We get it as we’ve been there, done that. That’s why on this episode we’re helping you understand the importance of date night and how you can make it easier to do with young kids at home. Have a listen, …
 
Today’s episode topic comes straight from our hearts and our listener responses. While we are fully aware that women have affairs too, today’s topic has a much needed message for the wives of husbands who cheat. Listen in and you will find that it’s a message for the wife who feels she needs to be a godly wife, forgive, hold strong to her vows and …
 
Check out this BONUS episode that includes an invaluable resource for affair recovery. We are FOR your marriage and FOR reconciliation, but very specific things need to happen in order for healing. Forgiveness is one thing, but reconciliation is another. Grab this resource and the discount code to get on your way to healing! PLUS, hear the stories …
 
It’s the husbands turn! If you caught episode 31, What Wives really Want, well then, this episode is giving the husbands a voice! We’re having a chat today about what’s important to men. Wives and husbands alike, tune in to listen and grow! This episode will be sure to help you both enjoy the journey of marriage! Find our show notes at https://expe…
 
Perspective changes everything. On today’s episode Chris & Jamie have a candid chat about the lens of success and failure that men often look at life through. We’re giving the wives a peek into the hearts and minds of many husbands who carry the burden and desire of being able to fix everything and be seen as successful. We’re also sharing some ins…
 
We’re going to be honest with you and tell you that we got a little fired up in this episode. In fact, this episode is what we’re calling a Hot Topic, one that kicked our regularly scheduled episode down the pipe. In light of the upcoming divorce of Bill & Melinda Gates, we just had to talk about this subject, the trend of the gray divorce. It’s a …
 
How much stronger would your marriage be if you each knew what the other truly desired and needed? We’re kicking off this topic starting with giving the wives a voice. Tune in today to hear what it is that women truly desire and check and see if you relate as a wife, or if as a husband it sounds like you need to check in with your wife to see how y…
 
You asked, we answered! This episode is answering a question we received from a listener. It's one we actually get a lot! Come on and join me, Chris, for this special BONUS episode where I explain the difference between being nice and being kind. If you've got any people pleaser tendencies, you don't want to miss it! AND, if you have any quetsions …
 
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