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  • Jul 17, 2019

    Six Things You Need to Know About Marriage

    6 Things You Need to Know About Marriage   A mentor once told us that in life, “There are things that you know, things that you don’t know, and there are things that you don’t know that you don’t know.” Twenty-five years of marriage has proven this adage to be true. When we entered the …

  • Jun 24, 2019

    Listening as Protest

    The plate is full, but the utensils do not move––nothing moves––time stands still and the showdown begins. If you have raised a child, then you know the drill. The dinner protest: arms folded, stiff upper lip and the stony stare––they are dug in. There is no more reasoning once the child has moved from listening …

  • Jun 19, 2019

    Money & Marriage

    Marriage is hard. Don’t get me wrong; singleness is also hard. When we are single, we must learn how to battle our flesh, fight loneliness, and manage the discomfort of feeling out of place in certain situations––singleness is hard. But marriage is also hard but for different reasons. Marriage requires that we learn to live …

  • Feb 05, 2019

    Coerced Prayer?

    Mandated school prayer was ruled to be an unacceptable practice in the United States. By a majority of 8-1, the Supreme Court decided that school-mandated prayer violates the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment. Although many evangelicals lament the Court’s decision, maybe the ruling contained more wisdom than previously considered. For the record, I am …