Marriage Longevity

Gained in translation

Marriage | The Griffithses overcame challenges to build a marriage in the mission field (Second in a series on long marriages)
by Charissa Koh
Posted 8/29/19, 02:22 pm

Four years after they married in 1954, Charlotte and Dick Griffiths moved to the jungle of Indonesia to translate the Bible into the Hatam language. Living among the isolated tribe intensified normal marriage stresses but also brought them closer to each other and to God. Dick, now 90, has mild dementia, but Charlotte remembers both hard times and good times.

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Regaining a lost love

Marriage | A crisis in Mark and Dorothy Looman’s marriage taught them to prioritize one another (First in a series on long marriages)
by Charissa Koh
Posted 8/15/19, 04:13 pm

Two years into his first pastorate, Mark Looman sat down to lunch with his wife Dorothy and their two girls. From Mark’s perspective, everything was normal, but over the last eight years, Dorothy’s frustration had been silently building. At that lunch, it became too much: She told Mark she did not love him anymore and walked out the door. “I wasn’t sure if I’d even see her again,” Mark says.

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Never let go

Marriage | In this last installment of our marriage longevity series, Mark and Becky Olmstead celebrate 32 years and 14 children
by Rikki Elizabeth Stinnette
Posted 10/12/13, 08:10 am

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