Category: Marriage

productivity

Production or Virtue?

We are fanatics for productivity. Some of us are like miniature corporations ticking off our project objectives and meeting our target points. And for many, productivity is the canon for...

couplestare

Priscilla & Aquila: The Couple Who Lost Their Lives for Jesus

Batman and Robin. Jekyll and Hyde. Bert and Ernie. Lewis and Clark. Adam and Eve. You probably know something about each of...

hardest

The Hardest Change So Far

Life has led us through deep waters of painful transition but a few times. The latest (and most difficult thus far) is at flood stage. The birth of...

wedding

The Threefold Newness of Marriage

Weddings are celebrations of love, of commitment, and of hope for the future. But they are also a time to recognize and celebrate newness, even the newness of...

35questions

Thirty-five Questions for Maturing a Christian Marriage

The following questions are not intended for short answers such as a mere “yes”, but are a means to meaningful discussion between a man and a...

handhold

Understanding Love

The world does not understand the love of God in Jesus Christ. But the world loves to talk about love. It is often used with reference to trivial things like, “I...

tvweb

What They Did Before TV

My mother was the youngest of fourteen children growing up on a farm in the first part of the last century. The old home place burned down when...

loveweb

Did You Say, “I Love You”?

An elderly, deep-south, retired couple sat on the porch. The man was reading the paper intensely, as he did every day. The woman was staring at the...

msaved

Can This Marriage Be Saved?

Kevin had been abused by a babysitter as a child. The first years of marriage were difficult ones. Things were just not working out. Kevin and Christiana separated...

densehusband

Hope for the Dense Husband: Your Selfishness Can Work for You

Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the church and gave Himself up for her . . . (Ephesians 5:25)...