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Our Marriage Survived the Secrets and Lies

Brian and Amanda Roeben's Story

Brian and Amanda Roeben were Christians, but they didn’t know what Jesus wanted for them as spouses. Brian came into the marriage hiding addictions and a porn habit. Every time the truth came to light, Amanda was overcome by the darkness of every broken promise. In her anger and resentment, she tried to control him—threatening to leave with their children if he didn’t change.

They decided to start attending and serving at NewSpring Church. While Amanda was serving as a volunteer at the Gauntlet, NewSpring’s student ministry week-long beach trip, she knew God wanted to heal their marriage. But, as part of that, she needed to change as a spouse. This time when Amanda caught Brian with porn on his phone she confronted Brian with patience, love and humility. Because of her reaction, this was the beginning of forgiveness and healing for their marriage and faith.

Watch the video to see how NewSpring Church helped the Roebens discover the faith to forgive, so their marriage could thrive.

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