Feb. 14 is the day that love is celebrated around the world but for these famous long-term couples Love is what has kept their marriage thriving everyday.
Angela Bassett and Courtney Vance ( 17 Years)
Bassett has been a face in Hollywood since the 70s many would recognize the her from the biographical film in which she plays Tina Turner in What’s Love Got to Do with It and many others. Her long-time husband Vance is most recognized from the hit television series Law & Order. The actors first met in Drama school at Yale University. After three of dating, Vance admits that he knew she was the woman he’d been looking for his whole life. Inscribed on both of their wedding rings are their initials with God’s initial in the middle.
TobyMac and Amanda Levy Mckeehan (20 Years)
Popular Christian recording artist TobyMac and his wife Amanda were married in 1994, after meeting in Amanda’s homeland of Jamaica. Toby and Mandy live in Franklin, Tennessee and have five children. Amanda had to overcome the culture shock of living in another country, but since then the interracial couple’s love has been an inspiration to many.
“My wife and kids have completely taught me what it’s like to love people and to sacrifice for people,” Toby says to thrivingfamily.com. “It really is about loving my wife well, about leading [my kids] to love people well … and helping them to love God with all their hearts.
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Valentine’s Day 2014: These Popular Christian Couples Know of God’s Biblical Romance was originally published on praisecleveland.com