We are so excited to welcome back Jamie Ivey to the show, this time also accompanied by her amazing husband Aaron! Jamie and Aaron Ivey live in Austin, Texas where they parent four kids and do their best at changing the world from right where they are. Jamie Ivey hosts the podcast, The Happy Hour with Jamie Ivey, has written some books and will stop anything for some 90’s hip hop. Aaron Ivey is a pastor and songwriter, has written some books, and loves spending time cooking in the kitchen. They both believe that stories have such a huge impact on the world and are honored to share the stories from On the Other Side with you. Jamie Ivey loves to encourage women to love Jesus with all of their heart, soul, and mind. She believes stories change the world and reveals this through her popular podcast, The Happy Hour with Jamie Ivey. Jamie insists that living faithfully in the here and now is the key to an abundant life. Aaron Ivey is the Pastor of Worship + Creativity at The Austin Stone Community Church in Austin, Texas, where he pastors a church of 8,000 people in the heart of the city. Aaron knows both the tension and thrills that come with serving the local church. As a father to four children, three of whom are adopted, he also has insight into leading a multi-cultural family.
They recently co-wrote the book Complement: The Surprising Beauty of Choosing Together Over Separate in Marriage.
You wrote a book together called Complement! Could you tell us a little bit about it and your heart behind it?
How can your book Complement help people in their single and dating lives?
What advice would you give to singles to help them remove marriage from the pedestal in their lives.
You talk about looking for someone that compliments you when it comes to looking for a spouse, could you elaborate on what you mean by this?
As singles, we don’t always know what intimate “love” is and we throw the word “love” around to the point that it’s diluted in so many ways. What are some things that you believe singles do need to know about love that may in turn, shape how they end up dating?
People are getting married later in life and staying single longer. What are some ways singles can practice loving sacrificially?
Could you talk a bit more about Ephesians 5 and why it’s gotten a bad reputation when it tells wives to “submit to their husbands”?
Connect with Jamie & Aaron!
Order Complement HERE
Follow Jamie on Instagram HERE
Follow Aaron on Instagram HERE
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