Kirk Franklin is revealing how much a troubled marriage can impact people’s ministry.
“When men in ministry fail in their marriages, it will in no doubt affect the way they feel about God’s marriage to them…..,” the head of Fo Yo Soul Recordings/RCA wrote on Twitter. “If they can’t trust us, they will struggle with if they can trust HIM.”
The famous gospel music composer, recording artist and record executive has offered his insight concerning marriage for some time. Although he has succeeded in marriage for over two decades, Kirk and his wife Tammy Franklin have been transparent about the times they have struggled with one another.
Last month, Tammy revealed how counseling has helped the couple in their marriage.
“I think that as a culture we kind of shy away from counseling and therapy but it’s important. It says that you love each other enough, love yourself enough to get the help that you need,” Tammy said on “Get Up! Mornings With Erica Campbell” last month. “And so we’ve done counseling it has saved our marriage.We pray together and I’m not only his wife, but I’m his girlfriend.”
Other than therapy, Tammy spoke about the importance of not forgetting that the root of their relationship stems from friendship.
“When you have a girlfriend and y’all are at odds with each other it just [doesn’t] feel right, it just hurts you. But sometimes we’re not like that with our spouses,” Tammy said. “But if you have a friend in your spouse, then my heart aches when we get into it. I’m like, ‘ok I’m ready to talk through this, let’s get back.'”
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SOURCE: The Christian Post