Welcome to
Expedition Marriage

App Icon Apple Podcasts

Hey There!

We’re Chris and Jamie Bailey.
We help couples like you navigate this incredible journey called marriage. Whether you are engaged, recently married, or have been married for awhile, we are here to help enjoy the journey.

30 Day Praying for your Husband Challenge


If you’re ready to impact your husband’s life and encourage him to become
all that God has created him to be, then you’re in the right place!

Or get started now by signing up below…

Expedition Marriage Stress Rescue

Feeling tired of all the fatique, overwhelm, and aggravation that comes from added stress in your life? How does having a purposeful at home date night sound as a means to clear it all up? Good?

Top New Year’s Resolutions for Couples

There’s nothing magical about a new year, but it sure does provide fresh opportunities for a clean slate and a lot of grace for any do-overs. And while it may not be magical, sometimes the excitement and motivation that comes with it makes it feel like it is. So we...

3 Ways you can Protect your Marriage from Holiday Stress

The holidays are always a time of joy and excitement, but they can also be a time of escalated stress and overwhelm. Family gatherings, gift buying, financial stress, flu season, all—the—things. Regardless of what this holiday season has in store for you this year, we...

Inexpensive Fall Date Ideas

Don’t you just love a change of season? When the weather begins to change it usually brings along with it some new inspiration to do different things. If you’re anything like me, the fall always inspires coziness, connection, getting out in nature, and the eating of...

The Basics for Fall Fireside Chats

The air is getting crisper, the nights are getting shorter, and your schedule might be getting a little busier. That means that now is the time to add connecting with your spouse on the calendar, and fortunately, fall provides some new and fresh ways to do just that!...

Help! My Husband Had an Affair!

There is not much that is more painful than the betrayal of a spouse. When the one who is supposed to love, protect and cherish you becomes the one who harms you, it stings. A lot.  But if you are the 1 couple out of every 4 that has been affected by adultery, there...

How to Get Your Husband to Talk to You

One of the top complaints we hear as marriage counselors is, “My husband won’t talk to me!” This can be very frustrating for a wife who’s trying to connect with her husband. Good communication is foundational to a healthy marriage, and while husbands tend not to have...

Why Men Don’t Share How They Feel

It’s been said that women have an average of 20,000 words a day, while men only have around 7,000. Who knows if this is actually true or not, or if it’s just common in a lot of self-help books nowadays? However, I think it’s generally safe to assume that women...

What Wives Really Want

As a newlywed wife, almost 27 years ago, I was coming in hot with all the needs I had. I thought what I wanted was socks off the floor, help with the dishes, and a husband who would, on his own, put the kids in the tub and get them ready for bed. And while those...

5 Reasons You Might Hate Conflict in Your Marriage

I remember being a little girl sitting in my bedroom listening to my parents in the throes of conflict outside my door.  There was screaming and hollering, profanity and loud door slams. Many nights I sat on the corner of my bed with my hands over my ears anxiously...

5 Ways to Know if Your Marriage is Under Stress

STRESS – “The degree to which you feel overwhelmed or unable to cope as a result of pressures that are unmanageable.” HEARD. As of late, the statistics are showing that people everywhere are stressed out. In fact, with 8 out 10 adults saying that they are under...

Finding Hope in Your Hurting Marriage

One of the greatest advantages of being Christian Counselors is being able to look at all situations through a lens of hope. Real hope.  Early on, and all throughout our schooling, we were always reminded of step number one—to instill hope. Every single couple we...

How to Spring Clean Your Marriage

Nothing inspires us to simplify, clean and start afresh quite like spring does. So why not make use of all that motivation and get some cleaning done in your marriage too? Let’s be honest, it probably got a little dusty over the winter anyways. Holidays, the bitter...

Contact Us

Want more information on any of our Retreats, Workshops, Products, Christian Counseling & Online Coaching
(or anything else we might be able to help with), fill out the form below or feel free to email us.

15 + 9 =

Newlywed Couple's Devotional

(for Newlywed Couples and Newlywed Wanna-Be's)


•  52 Weekly Devotionals that explore common issues and themes every couple experiences, such as intimacy, love, commitment, household duties, finances, and more

•  Everyday Scripture and Reflective Bible Studies that provide practical solutions to bringing marriages closer to God

•  Action-Oriented Discussion Prompts that hold couples accountable for maintaining their God-anchored vows

•  Weekly Prayers that are specific and relevant to the topics discussed

It's Here!

The Expedition Marriage Podcast!

We're bringing our support to your favorite podcast platform.

Subscribe so you can don't miss an episode.

Just Because I Love You Challenge

10 Day Challenge

 Do you want a little boost in your marriage? Are you up for encouraging your spouse with some extra love and thoughtfulness?  


If so, GREAT! Now is the time to get started with the FREE Just Because I Love You 10 Day Challenge!

How It Works