Hosting a Bridal Shower

Laura Leathers Copyright 2005 The Invitation: (Insert the Name of Bride) is the Bride-to-Be. It’s a time of celebration you see. A Bridal Blessing Tea is planned for Three, On (Insert Date) at the home of (Insert Location) it will be. So write from your heart to hers, your best marriage advice, It can be a note in a book or simply a card would be nice. For in the years to come, there are sure to be times that {Read More}

About Laura Leathers

Laura is a wife, mother, and grandmother. She is the founder of Tea Time Treasures, a ministry promoting Biblical Hospitality (www.teatimetreasures.net). Currently she is employed as an administrative assistant within a detention center—ministry in the marketplace. Laura received her Women's Ministry Certificate Advanced Degree from New Orleans Theological Seminary. She is a graduate of Speak Up with Confidence Seminars (Basic and Advanced) and CLASS (Christian Leaders, Authors, and Speaker Services). Over the years she has served as a Bible teacher, conference speaker and a free-lance writer.

Showering the Bride with Prayer

Molly Evert Counter Cultural Mom A bridal shower is a special opportunity to cover a new bride with loving prayer.  Ask the bride for any specific requests she has.  Then read each of the following prayer points aloud, and ask for a volunteer to pray for each request.  After each request has been assigned, pray through them as the Spirit leads.  The Bride-to-Be will feel showered, indeed. Pray for her relationship with her husband-to-be for pre-marital counseling sessions, for clear {Read More}

About Molly Evert

Writer Molly Evert is a wife and homeschooling mom to 6 kids, who range in age from 2 to 18. She runs an educational website, My Audio School (http://www.myaudioschool.com), providing access to the best in children's audio literature. She also blogs at CounterCultural Mom (http://www.counterculturalmom.com) and CounterCultural School (http://www.counterculturalschool.com).

Prayers & Blessings with the Bride-to-Be

Teresa Snipes I started doing bridal showers differently several years ago.  I wanted to have a bridal shower for a dear friend’s soon to be daughter-in-law who lived in another state.  I prayed and asked God to give me an idea of how to make her feel welcome and a way for her to see how many people had been praying for her for years since we had been praying for her fiance. God gave me an idea for a bridal {Read More}

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Advice for New Bride

You are your husband’s number one prayer warrior. The late wife of Dr. Billy Graham, Ruth Bell Graham said, “It’s not our job to change him. It’s our job to love him. It’s God’s job to change him.” Those words have spoken volumes to me over the past 17 years of marriage.

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Letter to a New Bride

My younger sister found an old letter from me this week, full of advice about her upcoming marriage.  I was a young wife myself when I penned this letter to a new bride, having only been married four years at the time. I wrote, “Christians must commit themselves to marriage ‘as long as we both shall live’.  You two are the kind of people who will work to make your marriage last—with God’s help!  The first part of a lasting {Read More}

About Molly Evert

Writer Molly Evert is a wife and homeschooling mom to 6 kids, who range in age from 2 to 18. She runs an educational website, My Audio School (http://www.myaudioschool.com), providing access to the best in children's audio literature. She also blogs at CounterCultural Mom (http://www.counterculturalmom.com) and CounterCultural School (http://www.counterculturalschool.com).