Valentine Challenge Day 3 & The K-I-S-S Method of Bible Study

The 5-Day Valentine Challenge

Are you ready for challenge #3? How would you like to enjoy an electronic free night? Can you do it?

If that’s too much to ask, how about taking a 2-3 hour break where you do nothing but hang out together? Maybe you could pull out an old board game and pop a big bowl of popcorn. Michael and I like to do this a lot, especially in the winter time.

Another idea could be taking a nice winter walk hand in hand. Wouldn’t that be nice? Unless it’s absolutely freezing in your neck of the woods, then maybe not so much. *smile*

KISS Bible Study Method Here’s another idea–one of my personal favorites! Why not dig into the Bible together. Choose a book you can finish in one sitting like Esther, Ruth, or Philippians. Take turns reading out loud and then pause at the end of each chapter to discuss your thoughts.

Since it’s Valentine’s week, you might want to use the KISS method of study. I’ve designed especially for couples.

These are the points of discussion:

Key – What was the key message in this chapter?

Interesting – What did you find particularly interesting about it?

Scripture – What scriptures, if any stood out to you? Keep a highlighter on hand for this one.

Speak – How did this chapter speak to you personally? How might you apply it to your life?

A mini discussion after each chapter is a great way to study the Bible together.

If you’re not up for a Bible study, perhaps a long romantic dinner, or hot chocolate by the fireplace.

Whatever it is you choose to do this evening, I pray you will have fun doing it together.

Chime in, what are some ideas you have for an electronic-free evening? Click here to comment.

You are loved by an almighty God,

Darlene Schacht
The Time-Warp Wife

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Join us tomorrow for day four in the challenge, “Bless someone else with a Valentine’s surprise.”


  • Tammy

    I love the idea of the KISS method of study. My husband and I have always tried to do a bible study together, but never seem to find the time. This is my goal that we take a hour each night to spend quality time together in God’s word. Thank you

  • Tracey

    I am in the middle of emailing back and forth with my husband right now. I love emailing him. Halfway through I am smiling and excited about getting home to him. We have been married for 30 years and have 3 kids (16,17, and 22) so finding time together is hard. But you have to do it. I just told him I wanted to go home and snuggle by a fire. Who needs 50 shades of gray. Thanks for all your advice. Love it. Keep it up!

    • TRACEY

      I know this post was exactly about being electronic free or bible study but it was on my heart today and kinda follows what you have been talking about.

  • Melodye

    Thank you for the ideas, my husband is currently overseas, in addition to talking each day, I am sending him a one sentence email daily reminding him of romantic things we have done in the past (married 31 years) and/or of reasons that I love him.

  • Nikki Rodgers

    I love all these ideas! I have never heard of the kiss method before can’t wait to try it out. 🙂 On a more practical note are these couple devotionals only geared toward married couples without children? Because some of these things I’m not sure I would be able to do on a last minute notice or more than once every couple weeks.

  • Beth S.

    I downloaded a copy of your book today and started reading. THANK YOU for sharing your story. My husband and I will celebrate 25 years of marriage this year and it’s only by the grace of God. I am looking forward to making my way through the rest of your book. Blessings to you.