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Lysa Terkeurst: Divorce, Reconciliation And The Male Response

Updated: Mar 30, 2022



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Lysa Terkeurst, founder of the Proverbs 31 Ministry has etched her life and testimony into the lives of millions of woman around the world. A witness to faithfulness, perseverance, and a heart for sharing God's love, her outreach for encouraging other women grew into a global ministry of extolling the virtues of a Godly woman.


In 2017, the mystical bubble created by unrealistic public expectation burst, when Lysa, a mere mortal, bravely announced to the world she was divorcing her husband, Art. She selflessly explained that adultery and addiction were at the root of her reason for the divorce.


I read the tons of commentary about her decision, and while nearly all were positive and encouraging, there were none by men. I wanted a voice in the space, so I offered my own version from the man's perspective, Lysa Terkeurst: The Male Response To Divorce And Why

While going viral wasn't my goal, it did that indeed. I was thankful for the opportunity to share my vision of a man's heart where biblical principles did and did not apply.


Recently, from an unexpected place, I received a private message from one of the m