We live in a culture where the word “family” is, at the very least hard to define, and perhaps even archaic. In America, we are observing the decimation of marriage and the traditional family. In the recent past, the family … Continue reading Marriage and Family: Article 15 of the 1963 Confession of Faith
Sex on Stage Today we live in a sex-crazed society. From the clothing and entertainment industries to the education sector, sex permeates our senses at every turn. As the western culture casts off all moral restraint, the church faces ethical … Continue reading Family Planning: For Christians?
I saw them in Grandma’s kitchen long before I remember seeing them in the aisles at Walmart – red, heart-shaped boxes. Grandma’s boxes, high up on the shelf, were the largest I’d ever seen. Decorated with silk flowers, ribbons, and … Continue reading A Love That Lasts
When we met, both of us were in the middle of individually uncovering the same painful mistake. We’d fallen in love with dating; dating disappointed us. We wanted relationships too much, and God reached out asking for us to surrender … Continue reading Dating in its Proper Place
“Can a couple make it in marriage if they disagree on everything?” (Chapman 93). Gary was standing outside the church house in his small hometown. The Sunday morning service had just let out and he was relaxing under a chinaberry … Continue reading The Five Love Languages
Singleness. Ah, that wonderful stage in your life when everyone assumes it is their personal responsibility to help you find a significant other. Those in the over-21-and-unmarried category have heard the matchmaking jokes and jabs (you know which ones I … Continue reading Leveraging Singleness for God’s Glory
Most people think they have a pretty good idea of what marriage is all about. It’s about love, honesty, respect, and that unmentionable thing the Puritans never figured out, thus becoming extinct. It is true that marriage does include these … Continue reading The Meaning of Marriage