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The Art of Relationships Podcast
34 minutes | a day ago
Listener Q&A: Are Your Goals Interfering With Your Marriage?
How do you create a future together in a marriage when your goals may be different? What are healthy ways to deal with conflict? In this week’s episode, Chris and Tim answer your questions, and share valuable tips on strong communication climates, working in synchrony, and building Christ-centered relationships.
26 minutes | 15 days ago
"Mom, Dad, I'm Moving In With My Girlfriend"
How are you going to respond to this shocking news? In this week’s Art of Relationships podcast episode, Chris and Tim discuss how responding with warmth, love, and patience can reinforce respect and acceptance in your relationship with your children. Diving deeper, they talk about the power of childlike love, faith, and affection to draw people closer to Jesus.
28 minutes | a month ago
How to Rewrite Your Internal Script
In this week's episode, Chris and Tim discuss how the subconscious "subtitles" in a conversation can reinforce a negative view of your partner and your marriage. Drawing on wisdom from John Gottman's book, they provide tools to help prevent your internal script from taking on a decidedly negative tone.
37 minutes | 2 months ago
In this week's episode, Chris and Tim answer some of your questions and share helpful, Christ-centered insights on dating, cohabitation, and more.
20 minutes | 2 months ago
The Infertility Journey (Part 2)
This week, Doug and Jesse Brown, founders of Uniquely Knitted, Chris, and Tim continue their discussion about the difficulties of infertility and how to face these struggles as a couple.
29 minutes | 2 months ago
The Infertility Journey
In this week's episode, Chris and Tim are joined by Doug and Jesse Brown, founders of Uniquely Knitted - a non-profit that supports the infertility community. Through transparency and honesty, they unpack some of the pains, struggles, questions, and life-altering realities that anyone struggling with infertility can face.
34 minutes | 3 months ago
Are You Treating Your Spouse Like a Roommate? Part 2
In this week's episode, Dr. Greg Smalley from Focus on the Family, Chris, and Tim continue their conversation from last week emphasizing the importance of friendship, communication, and so much more in marriage.
35 minutes | 3 months ago
Are You Treating Your Spouse Like a Roommate?
Staying at home has forced a lot of people to spend time with their spouses. This can often result in your significant other feeling more like a roommate rather than a spouse. In this week's episode, Dr. Greg Smalley from Focus on the Family joins Chris and Tim to talk about the importance of being intentional and making small, daily connections with your spouse.
29 minutes | 3 months ago
Sabbath: Market Day of the Soul
Sabbath has never been more important than it is right now. Between online school, work, church, and Zoom fatigue, we need a reminder to set time aside for rest. Being stuck at home all day doesn't mean we aren't wearing ourselves out. Author Arlene Pellicane returns to talk about rest, Sabbath, and more on today's podcast episode.
31 minutes | 3 months ago
Are You Addicted to Your Smartphone?
How much time do you spend on your phone a day? With everyone working remote, it's likely that you spend more time than usual looking at a screen. Dr. Chris Grace and Dr. Tim Muehlhoff invite author Arlene Pellicane to talk about her new book Screen Kids, co-wrote with Gary Chapman. They discuss her approach to smartphones, parenting, screen time, and more.
32 minutes | 4 months ago
The 7 Rings of Marriage
Marriage was not designed to be done alone. Chris and Tim invite Jackie and Stephana Bledosoe to discuss the importance of surrounding your marriage with a community of believers who can pray with you, encourage you, and be honest with you and your spouse.
30 minutes | 4 months ago
God's Common Grace
Depression and anxiety are real issues. God has given us tools and the grace to overcome these things. Chris and Tim invite Debra Fileta, author of True Love Dates, to discuss the spiritual and physiological aspects of mental illness, the stigmas surrounding antidepressants and other medications, and God's common grace that represents His faithfulness to us.
28 minutes | 5 months ago
Wired to Love
How do we show love and kindness to others in a time when our culture is so polarized? Chris and Tim invite Bob Lepine, author of Love Like You Mean It: The Heart of a Marriage that Honors God, to discuss the power behind 1 Corinthians 13, proactively serving others, and letting the Holy Spirit work through active pursuit of love.
29 minutes | 6 months ago
Marriage in Counterculture
American culture has turned God's plan for marriage upside down. From Hollywood film to social media, a committed relationship has been redefined from God's original plan. Chris and Tim invite guest speaker Bob Lepine from FamilyLife Today to talk about what marriage looks like in counterculture and how to share that message with the rest of the world.
44 minutes | 6 months ago
Moving Past the Fear of Intimacy in Your Marriage
What does it mean to “let the Holy Spirit guide your marriage”? What do you do if you're too afraid to be vulnerable with your spouse? In this episode, Chris and Tim not only unpack these ideas, but also provide practical insight on difficult questions about constructive feedback, infatuation with what we do not have, and more.
27 minutes | 7 months ago
Spiritually Defending Your Marriage
Spiritual warfare and marriage. At first glance, these two things may not seem to overlap, but what if they did? What would that look like? In this episode, we discuss the fact that marriages are indeed a target of spiritual warfare but it probably looks much different than you would imagine! Take a listen!
34 minutes | 7 months ago
Can COVID-19 be a Friendship Breaker?
COVID-19 has changed almost everything about relationships in 2020. Stay 6 feet apart, don't gather in groups, and work from home. On this week's podcast, Dr. Chris Grace and Dr. Tim Muehlhoff discuss the social tension and division created by the pandemic. They answer listener questions about masks, how to respond when friends and family have differing opinions on social distancing, and confronting marital issues. If you have a question you'd like us to answer in one of our upcoming podcasts, you can ask us here!
27 minutes | 8 months ago
Do you Have Regrets? Part 2
Chris and Tim pick up where they left off in last week's episode about regrets. They talk about if men or women statistically have more regrets, sacrificing family life on the altar of career success, and more.
27 minutes | 8 months ago
Do You Have Regrets?
How do you deal with regrets in your marriage? In this week's Art of Relationships episode, Chris and Tim talk about affairs, missed opportunities, emotional absence, and more.
31 minutes | 9 months ago
Conflict and Marital Affairs
Conflict is inevitable in any close relationship, but there is cause for concern when reoccurring issues foster conflict in marriages. If not addressed, recurring conflicts caused by marital “affairs,” will lead to a decrease in emotional connection, trust and intimacy. Listen to this episode for strategies to help you protect your marriage.
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