Category Archives: Engagement

Red flags in relationships

Do you have a “must have” and “Cant stand” list? Continue reading

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A delusional euphoric state of stupidity

The danger in emotional love is that it can lead to a delusional euphoric state of stupidity. Have you ever been in the state of stupidity? Do you know anyone in one now? Continue reading

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12 Tests of Love

How can you know if it’s love or some kind of dangerous, temporary counterfeit? Continue reading

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Relationship 101 Class

A class to help singles with one of the most important decisions of life: How to choose a mate. Continue reading

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Let your marriage change you

Marriage is made up of two unique individuals and loss of that uniqueness in either could hurt the purpose of their companionship and completion. Continue reading

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20 Questions about the right one

Here’s a helpful guide for the marriage decision. Continue reading

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The path to great relationships

Married couples must realize that marriage is not about being in love but an agreement to love. It’s an agreement that must be renewed daily. But doing this involves more than will power. Couples must also have a shared vision of what love looks like, of how it is lived. Continue reading

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Do not be yoked together with unbelievers

I keep a miniature wooden yoke in my office to use as a visual aid for explaining the importance of an equally yoked marriage. Continue reading

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A closer look at love

Relationships are miserable when love is absent. But is there an objective way to identify true love?  Love defined The fourteen qualities of love in First Corinthians thirteen offer the best available description of love known to humans. This text remains one of … Continue reading

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Father’s Speech at Daughter’s wedding

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