March 20, 2023

Lies We Believe About Marriage (Part 2)

"You complete me.""You make me whole.""I'll give 50%; you give 50%; together we give 100%."Sorry...but all of these are lies that we often believe about marriage. Rusty and Heather discuss the truth and reality behind these common beliefs, and also …

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March 6, 2023

Lies We Believe About Marriage (Part 1)

If your spouse really loves you, they should know what you want and need...right? In this episode, Rusty and Heather discuss why married couples often believe this lie, and how to avoid falling into the resulting resentment that comes from …

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Feb. 27, 2023

Don’t Throw Away A Broken Marriage

We live in a world where we throw broken things away rather than try to fix them. We are also always looking to upgrade and improve what we already have. Rusty and Heather discuss fighting for your marriage, rather than …

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Feb. 20, 2023

What Women Really Want(ed) For Valentine’s Day

February 14 has come and gone once again, but, let's be honest...most women would like to celebrate Valentine's Day throughout the year. However, do we even know what women really want for Valentine's Day? Rusty and Heather discuss a few …

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Feb. 13, 2023

What Men Really Want For Valentine’s Day

On the eve of Valentine's Day, Rusty and Heather discuss what men really want from their wives...not just on the special day of love, but throughout the year. From honor and respect, to flirting and sex, hear about the desires …

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Feb. 6, 2023

Praying Through Pain In Marriage

Rusty and Heather have personally witnessed the power of prayer in their own lives - from the miraculous healing of their marriage after an affair, to Heather's miraculous healing of cancer. They are now committed to praying for marriages across …

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Jan. 30, 2023

Invite Jesus Into Your Marriage

Sometimes you can work and toil for your marriage without any real results. Your marriage might be missing a key ingredient. Rusty and Heather discuss practical ways to invite Jesus into your marriage, and how to allow him to transform …

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Jan. 23, 2023

The Scarlet Letter - Finding Freedom From Guilt and Shame

Everyone experiences guilt and shame at some point. Rusty and Heather discuss how it feels to wear the "scarlet letter" of adultery, and how to live in freedom from guilt and shame. Website - https://www.theredeemedmarriage.com/ Facebook - https://ww...

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Jan. 16, 2023

Marriage Retreats and Resources with Julie Baumgardner (WinShape Marr…

After an affair in 2011, Rusty and Heather's marriage was on the road to recovery following a marriage intensive with WinShape Marriage in Rome, GA. On this episode, they visit with Julie Baumgardner, Senior Director of WinShape Marriage. WinShape of...

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Jan. 9, 2023

He Didn’t Leave

Rusty and Heather never dreamed they would walk through an affair 15 years into marriage. On this episode, Heather remembers Rusty's decision to stay and fight for their marriage. Not all marriages face something as devastating as infidelity, but eve...

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Dec. 19, 2022

Don’t Say These Things To Your Spouse

There are plenty of things that you should probably never say to your spouse. Using certain words or phrases can damage your marriage. Rusty and Heather narrow the list down and discuss three things that you should avoid saying when …

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Dec. 12, 2022

Say These Things To Your Spouse

Your words have so much impact on your marriage. Your words either build up or tear down your spouse. In this episode, Rusty and Heather share three things that you should say to your spouse often. Website: The Redeemed Marriage …

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Dec. 5, 2022

How To Have A Hallmark Movie Marriage

Tis the season for Hallmark Christmas movies. More than likely you either love them or hate them. On this episode, Rusty and Heather dig into Hallmark movies to find some positive and negative observations relating to marriage. Take advantage of …

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Nov. 28, 2022

Overcoming Holiday Tension

Marriage is the joining of two different families. The key word is "different." Different dynamics, different cultures, different beliefs, and different traditions. Nothing brings these differences to the surface quite like the holidays. In this epis...

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Nov. 21, 2022

The Annual Getaway

Rusty and Heather are on location at their annual getaway together. In this episode, you will be inspired to go away as a couple at least once a year, and also get some tips on how to creatively make your …

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Nov. 14, 2022

The ”If Only” Marriage Trap

"If only" we could get past this season of marriage..."If only" my spouse was like him or her..."If only" we made more money. It's easy to fall into the "if only" trap in marriage. Rusty and Heather discuss the dangers …

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Nov. 7, 2022

What To Do When Your Marriage Is Stuck

Some marriages are great, and some are in crisis mode. But, lots of marriages are just stuck. So many marriages settle for just being roommates. In this week's episode, Rusty and Heather discuss how to get your marriage out of …

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Oct. 31, 2022

How To Treat (Not Trick) Your Spouse

Do you know what makes your spouse happy? In this Halloween inspired episode, Rusty and Heather get really honest about their list of "treats" for each other. From flirting, to changing sheets, to initiating sex, their list of "treats" will …

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Oct. 24, 2022

Does Marriage Really Require Hard Work?

Most married couples will say that marriage requires hard work. But, does marriage really have to be hard? Rather than being hard work, can it instead "require attention"? Rusty and Heather discuss ways to give your marriage the daily attention …

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Oct. 17, 2022

Your Spouse’s Best Friend

Most married couples would say that they married their best friend...at least when they first got married. Somehow time seems to move married couples away from being best friends. Rusty and Heather discuss the importance of remaining best friends and …

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Oct. 3, 2022

Restoring Intimacy After Wounding

When trust is broken in marriage by an affair, pornography, or some other wound; it is often difficult to restore intimacy. Rusty and Heather discuss their own steps to healing physical intimacy following their journey through infidelity. Redeemed Marria...

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Sept. 26, 2022

Romancing Your Spouse

Using their own engagement story as a backdrop, Rusty and Heather discuss romance within marriage. Whether you are a former romantic couple that has lost that loving feeling, or a couple that has always struggled to incorporate romance into the …

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Sept. 19, 2022

Marriage Means Conflict

There is really no way to avoid conflict in marriage. The danger is when a couple begins to normalize conflict without discovering ways to resolve conflict before it escalates into something more devastating. No matter where you are on the …

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Sept. 12, 2022

Those Little White Lies

Is it ever ok to tell a little white lie to your spouse? What are the dangers of telling those little white lies? Rusty and Heather discuss some of the little white lies that come up in marriage and also …

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