GUARDING ONENESS

How to Deal with the Killer of Unity in Any Relationship My mentor and friend surprised me the other day. I asked if he could recommend a go-to resource on marriage. I figured he would point to any number of more recent publications by major evangelical authors. Not so. He suggested Larry Crabb’s 1991 publication…

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What Did Martin Luther Know that We Have Forgotten?

Friday is for Family The current cultural assault on the sanctity of marriage and the duties of husbands and wives is not a new thing. Whenever knowledge of the Bible grows faint and pride in human achievement grows bold, marriage and the family are denigrated. It has been so in the past. It is now … More What Did Martin Luther Know that We Have Forgotten?

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Learning to Love Through the Disappointments of Marriage

Saturday Evening Musings Great marriages are built not by perfect circumstances or perfect people, not be perfect bodies or perfect sex, not by perfect communication or perfect sensitivity, but by couples who learn how to love one another through the disappointments of life. Every marriage has its ups and downs, its joys and sorrows. Every … More Learning to Love Through the Disappointments of Marriage

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10 Thoughts on the Good and the Bad at the Start of 2015

First Post of 2015 The Good:    I’m still alive. The Bad:       There is less sand in the hourglass of life. The Good:    I’m still married to Stephnie The Bad:       She’s still stuck with me. The Good:    I started the year with a workout on the treadmill … More 10 Thoughts on the Good and the Bad at the Start of 2015

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Marriage is a Gift from God; Same-sex Marriage Dishonors that Gift

Wednesday is for Prayer The following is from Kairos Journal. It is an excerpt from a sermon preached in England in the year 2000. It sounds almost quaint in the context of the revolution that has taken place on these issues over the last decade. That in itself is a reminder of how radical and … More Marriage is a Gift from God; Same-sex Marriage Dishonors that Gift

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“I Don’t Love Her Anymore, So I’m Going to Divorce Her”

Thursday is for Thinking Our’s is a biased age. Every age is. But our biases are killing us. We are prejudiced about books written before last year. We are prejudiced by our passions, our experiences, our likes, our dislikes, our friends opinions, the politically correct climate, the desire to be liked, the desire to fit … More “I Don’t Love Her Anymore, So I’m Going to Divorce Her”

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Downton Abbey; John Piper and Marijuana; Worship Ministry; A Broken Ocean; Fraud and Obamacare and much more.

Weekend Links Enjoy. Better Thinking about Ministry Four Early Church Writings Every Christian Should Read  (I would add another, Cur Deus Homo [Why the God Man?] but these are earlier even than that great work by Anslem.) 13 Things that Mentally Strong People Avoid  (Good leadership lessons for the challenges of life and ministry) 24 … More Downton Abbey; John Piper and Marijuana; Worship Ministry; A Broken Ocean; Fraud and Obamacare and much more.

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