Afraid to go home!

A couple who recently came to The Ravines expressed, “We’re afraid to go home!” We get that! The Ravines intentionally provides time away from the day-to-day stressors. No kids, work and minimal electronics. In addition to proven Christian counseling, we provide space for couples to reconnect. Many of us went to church camp as kids… Read more »

Is anyone listening?

  We live in a world which is fast-paced and loud. We have TV, social media, work, kids – we receive more messages in an hour than we can begin to process. When was the last time you sat face to face, looking your spouse in the eye, listening to what they had to say?… Read more »

Ripples of pain. Ripples of hope.

Hope for Troubled Marriages When a marriage breaks up, the ripples of pain seem endless. Beyond the couple, their children, extended families and circle of friends grapple with changes in long-term relationships. Our office gets phone calls almost every day from people in deep pain. They are struggling with addiction, infidelity, verbal and emotional abuse… Read more »

“What about the children?”

  “How are your kids dealing with what’s going on in your home?” is a question we often ask couples considering The Ravines. Some call us as they are trying to decide if they want to stay in their marriage. “Have you thought about how this decision will affect your kids?” In 2017, we know… Read more »

Merry Christmas from The Ravines

Gifts wrapped. Cards in the mail. House decorated. Schedule planned. Check! We trust you and your family will have a wonderful Christmas season, celebrating the birth of our King, Savior Jesus. When my children were young, I worked tirelessly to set the stage for a “Norman Rockwell Christmas.” I wanted our four to have wonderful… Read more »