52 Weeks of Newlywed Devotionals for Navigating a God-Centered Marriage
Marriage is a journey of both hills and valleys, and newlyweds are just beginning this great adventure. By following God's way and making him the center of their marriage from the start, couples can avoid rockier paths and create stronger foundations. In this spiritual and practical devotional, marriage coaches Chris and Jamie Bailey speak to the particular challenges that every newlywed couple faces and provide both inspiration and guidance.
Newlywed Couple's Devotional features:
• 52 Weekly Devotionals that explore common issues and themes every couple experiences, such as intimacy, love, commitment, household duties, finances, and more
• Everyday Scripture and Reflective Bible Studies that provide practical solutions to bringing marriages closer to God
• Action-Oriented Discussion Prompts that hold couples accountable for maintaining their God-anchored vows
• Weekly Prayers that are specific and relevant to the topics discussed
Whether couples are just getting back from their honeymoons or renewing their vows, this timeless devotional offers essential navigation tools for finding God's purpose in marriage.
About the Author
Chris and Jamie Bailey are professional Christian counselors and marriage coaches. They have been married for over twenty-five years and, together, raised three daughters. They run a private practice in South Carolina as well as Expedition Marriage, an online marriage ministry. Through speaking, writing, and hosting marriage retreats, they hope to share the truth of God's word, along with practical tools for Christian couples everywhere to live an abundant life through Jesus.
"Newlywed Couple's Devotional should be required reading for all Christian couples. Chris and Jamie 'give it to you straight' in a way that your mentor or best friend would. Their loving, yet no-nonsense approach to topics most important in building a strong marriage is refreshing. If you are looking for a practical, wise, and spiritually sound devotional for newlyweds, this is it! This will definitely be a gift we buy as wedding presents for all our family and friends." —Mike + Carlie Kercheval, authors of Consecrated Conversations: 30 Conversational Devotions for Christian Couples
"Chris and Jamie Bailey have a heart for seeing couples flourish in all that God designed their marriage to be. While they have invested countless hours in counseling with couples on how to rebuild, restore and repair a broken marriage, they know that it is much better to 'prepare rather than to repair.' This devotional for newlywed couples is a great resource to help a recently or not so recently married couple build a foundation for a God-centered marriage. Chris and Jamie guide couples utilizing God’s Word along with practical insights and powerful questions to help couples discover the joy of a God-centered marriage. Invest in yourself and your marriage by using this devotional guide to apply God’s timeless wisdom to your marriage relationship. Your future self will be glad that you did!" —Jeff Bedwell, lead pastor of First Baptist Church Fort Mill
"Chris and Jamie Bailey have written a must-read devotional for all newlyweds who desire to leave a legacy of a healthy marriage for their children. Their expertise in this area will help get your marriage off on the right spiritual footing and ensure that you bless many generations with an example of what a Godly marriage looks like." —Tina Chambers Smith, founder of Raising Kids on Your Knees
"Are you looking for a wonderful gift to give to an engaged or newly married couple? Look no further! I've found the most wonderful new resource from marriage counselors, Chris and Jamie Bailey. It's a practical devotional book filled with wise and easy-to-read advice, ideas, and questions for discussion. From work and money to friendships and sex to devotional life and communication, this resource is replete with amazing instruction. As young couples, I wish we had enjoyed access to a powerful book like this one." —Melanie Redd, author of Live in Light: 5-Minute Devotions for Teen Girls