Category Archives: Engagement

The Problem in Your Marriage Isn’t What You Think

The number one marriage killer is us. Here are four ways we may be destroying our marriages: Continue reading

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Do positives conceal negatives?

The laid-back person turns out to be lazy. The playful person proves to be immature. The confident one turns out to be arrogant. Continue reading

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What does maturity look like?

It’s hard to overemphasize the importance of maturity to a good relationship. But what does maturity look like? Continue reading

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Top Five Audio Messages

It’s hard to know why certain sermons connect more widely than others but the five below are my most accessed messages. The first two are VERY, VERY important for those who are married or considering marriage. Continue reading

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Love’s grand finale

The greatest is love. But what is love? Continue reading

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Why did God give us marriage?

We (especially in the west) tend to view marriage as a means of personal fulfillment.

Was this God’s intention for marriage when he gave it to humanity?

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5 truths about relationships for singles

When couples understand that marriage is not about being in love but an agreement to love; not about feeling loved but truly valuing each other, then they will find the path to deeply meaningful companionship. Continue reading

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3 essentials to marriage

When a couple takes the traditional marriage vows, they acknowledge three essentials parts to the relationship of marriage. Continue reading

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Infatuation or Love?

Infatuation has been defined as….By contrast, genuine falling in love is…. Continue reading

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Thinking more deeply about Influence

There is an urgent need for Christians to think more deeply about our calling to be agents of common grace committed to the welfare of the city of our exile.

Honor for our Creator should lead us to deep concerns about common good for His creatures.

Those who live in a representative forms of democracy have a unique opportunity to sit at the table where policies and laws are formed. Ordinary people in biblical times never had this kind of opportunity. And most people in the world today can only dream of it.

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