Happy 7th Anniversary, Christopher and Anna Marie!

Seven years ago today, my second oldest brother, Christopher, vowed before God and man to take Anna Marie as his wife.

We love to see their desire to raise a godly family for Jesus, and wow, is their little family growing! When Baby #5 comes early next year, they’ll have 5 children, 5 and under. “The blessing of the Lord, it maketh rich, and he addeth no sorrow with it” (Proverbs 10:22).

Recently, they had the opportunity to be back at the same place they got married. They left those steps as a newly married couple, and now they are a family of seven.

Christopher and Anna Marie Maxwell
Christopher and Anna Marie Maxwell

We love you all! Please leave them a comment belowย as an encouragement on this special day.

Sarah for all the rest

Christopher and Anna Marie Maxwell

“… and a prudent wife is from the Lord.”
Proverbs 19:14

36 thoughts on “Happy 7th Anniversary, Christopher and Anna Marie!”

  1. Happy anniversary to you both. Anna Marie, you have been such an inspiration to me. I love seeing pictures of you and the family. God bless all of you. May he lead and guide you. May he always be the center of your life’s.

  2. Happy 7th Anniversary Christopher and Anna Marie! May the Lord bless you in the years to come. Thank you for encouraging us all by sharing your lives with us via this blog.

    Anna Marie you are such a glowing beautiful mama.


  3. Happy Anniversary Christopher and Anna Marie! Your wedding was the most beautiful that I have ever seen. Thank you for sharing that with my children and I.

  4. Happy Anniversary to you. You have a beautiful, growing, and godly family. I am happy for you. May God bless you with many more years and children!

  5. Happy Anniversary!! Your family is an inspiration to us and to many! Thank you for choosing to raise a godly family. Such a great family picture! We are praying for you and the new baby coming soon. Blessings!

  6. Wow, it is amazing it has been 7 years since Christopher and Anna Marie married! It seems like yesterday. I remember them having a cake and live-streaming the marriage. Congratulations to the lovely couple and their beautiful and growing family.

  7. Happy Anniversary Christopher and Anna Marie! I always enjoy blog posts about their sweet growing family. Such an encouragement! Anna Marie always has a glowing radiance about her and seems like such a sweet, godly, and loving mother and person to be around. Our families our similar with being around the same age as them, having 5 kids in 5 years, and my husband and I were married almost 7 years when baby #5 came along. May the Lord continue to bless your family!

  8. I remember watching the livestream of your wedding. It was the first time I had ever seen the bride and groom harness their moment in the spotlight to give glory to God and preach the gospel. May the Lord continue to bless you with faithful service, endurance and hope.

  9. You both and your children are a blessing in our world. I always love to read posts involving your precious family.

  10. Happy Anniversary Christopher and Anna Marie! Blessings to you as you await the arrival of your 5th baby! Each and every one is a wonderful blessing from God. My husband and I have 10 children, and we can attest to the fact that this is true. Having a house full of small children is tiring and overwhelming at times, but God is so good! May you lean on Him for all your needs.

  11. The look on Anna Marie’s face as she gazes at Christopher is amazing. You are indeed a blessed man, Christopher!

  12. Happy anniversary, Christopher and Anna Marie!
    Surely, time flies by so very quickly… I hope you have had a wonderful celebration of such a cherished and blessed union.

  13. Happy anniversary! May God continue to bless you and let you be a light for other married couples (and others too, of course). You seem like such a godly lady, Anna Marie. I’d love to meet you in person, but I guess we’ll have to wait for heaven ๐Ÿ˜€ (We live in Germany). It is so encouraging for me to see a fellow young mom and wife live her life according to the Bible. Keep it up!
    ~ Love from Germany

  14. Happy Anniversary, Anna Marie and Christopher! You have a beautiful family! Enjoy every precious moment together as you serve each other and your family as unto the Lord!

  15. Happy Anniversary! I remember your wedding. I watched it with my son, who was in junior high at the time – I was happy for him to get to see something that went against the cultural norms. Anna seems to be such a cheerful, content young lady – radiant, in fact. May God continue to bless your marriage and your family!

  16. Happy 7th Anniversary, Christopher and Anna! Thank-you for your beautiful testimony as a couple and as a family. May this next year of marriage be the most wonderful yet!

    (I was privileged to tune in to your wedding seven years ago with a friend who was engaged at the time. She’s now married and they have a precious baby boy! And as I’m blessed to be enjoying more years at home with my family, I love the testimony of how in God’s time, marriage is a glorious and beautiful thing. Thanks for shining His light!)

    1. Melanie,

      I love your comment as another single young woman waiting on the Lord. He gives so many blessings to us, even though it’s not the form of a husband + children just yet!


  17. Beautiful post! Happy anniversary and here’s to many more! Ps. Happy anniversary to Joseph and Elissa as well, God’s blessings on you all.

  18. Happy Anniversary for yesterday!
    You have a beautiful family, may the good Lord continue to bless you all.
    Sending our love to you all

  19. Happy anniversary to you both, you have a really beautiful family. Dir you already know if baby #5is a boy or a girl? I also want to day how much Anna gas inspired me on dressing modest, she always dress well, even when other people who says to dress modest are going to dress more wordly and less godly. How beautiful you are in the family photo in front of the church!

  20. Happy Anniversary!, Christopher and Anna Marie. I pray that the Lord will bless you and your family in love, joy, and peace. May your days together be filled with God’s blessings. Thanks for sharing your special day with us.

  21. 7 Years already??? Wow, congratulations! I went back to the original wedding posts on the blog to have another look at the pictures. Time really does fly – look at you guys now, 4.5 kids, a beautiful family. And I have to say I have rarely seen a woman who radiates such joy, happiness and contentment as Anna does!

  22. Happy Anniversary, Chris and Anna!! I so enjoy when Anna has time for a blog post. She is such a wonderful picture of contentment and happiness.

  23. Congratulations! Our families are quite similar in age. My oldest is 2 months younger than Joshua and we just had our 4th. It has been fun watching your family grow along with our own.

  24. Oh what joy! Congratulations! My husband and I have also been married for 7 years this year, and are expecting our 5th child early next month!

  25. Hoping Christopher and Anna Marie had a wonderful anniversary.

    Did the aunties keep the children so they couple could go on a date?

    Does Anna Marie make her and the girls matching dresses?

    Blessings all,

  26. What an absolutely beautiful family ! I especially love all the girls dresses, so pretty but delightfully modest and practical (speaking as a skirts only SAHM).

    I think as a Christian woman in submission to God and her husband there is nothing more perfect than a young and growing family. All be it that it is very hard work.

  27. Happy anniversary Mr. Christopher and Mrs. Anna Marie! I loved th family picture and the girls dresses. ๐Ÿ™‚

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