50 Lessons from 50 Years of Marriage (Part 4): Committing Our Relationship to God

By Dennis and Barbara Rainey | August 29, 2022 | 1 Comment

This year, with our 50th anniversary approaching, we decided to write down the story of how God brought us together. As we reminisced about those days, we remembered His unmistakable leading. And that conviction gave us a solid footing as we began our marriage. We’ve always known that God put us together, and therefore we’ve […]

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50 Lessons from 50 Years of Marriage (Part 3): Still Learning After All These Years

By Dennis and Barbara Rainey | August 22, 2022 | 1 Comment

As we approach our 50th anniversary, you might think we’re now in cruise control with our marriage. If so, you are mistaken!  We’re still learning … often from our errors … and still growing in our relationship with God and with each other. As a result, we decided to create a book, Our Story, for […]

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50 Lessons from 50 Years of Marriage (Part 2): Practical Ways to Build Oneness

By Dennis and Barbara Rainey | August 15, 2022 | 0 Comments

This is the second in a four-part series presenting some of the key lessons we’ve learned during 50 years of marriage. This week we’re featuring some practical ways to build oneness in marriage—lessons we’ve often learned the hard way! And if you’re interested in seeing the entire list, be sure to get Our Story. Available in […]

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The Barbara Rainey Podcast: Lessons From 50 Years of Marriage

By Barbara Rainey | August 11, 2022 | 0 Comments

It’s hard to believe we are nearing the middle of August, and around here schools are starting back in the next week or so. When our kids started back to school, that always increased the busyness of our family, and when the busyness of our family increased, time for Dennis and me to focus on […]

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50 Lessons From 50 Years of Marriage: Learning About God’s Blueprints for Marriage

By Dennis and Barbara Rainey | August 8, 2022 | 3 Comments

Fifty years ago when I (Dennis) married Barbara Ann Peterson I was a rookie, repeatedly failing to appreciate the dignity of the gifted woman, friend, partner, lover, and confidante God had brought me. Honestly, I barely even knew her. Looking back, we both realize we had no idea what we were doing. We thought we […]

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