The Art of Manliness: Lesson #6 Don’t Be Afraid to Start a Family

| January 24, 2015

[Editor’s note: This is a very rich history full of wisdom and insight into what makes a lasting marriage. Read to the end. You’ll love every bit of it!] Of the many “contradictions” of Churchill’s life, one of the most interesting is that while he loved high-flying adventure, and relished danger, risk, and excitement, he […]

Pinterest Wedding Shrines and Idolatrous Expectations

| January 23, 2015

As a teenager, I read my fair share of Christian romance novels. They were full of dramatic plot lines, sexual tension, one room school houses and Canadian Mounties. The leading men were imperfect but in a tousled and endearing sort of way. They always knew what to say. All the female characters were beautiful, but […]

It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper fit for him.

| January 4, 2015

Editor’s Note: Pun intended. As they struggle to contain spiraling health-care costs, both government officials and medical experts are finding new reasons to encourage Americans to practice healthy personal habits.  But in two new studies, researchers adduce evidence that—official preachments notwithstanding—only the country’s married couples are likely to adopt such habits. In the first study, […]

Courtship Resources for the 21st Century

| December 31, 2014

It’s (Not That) Complicated: How to Relate to Guys in a Healthy, Sane, and Biblical Way Ever been confused about friendships with boys? How to handle crushes? How friendly is too friendly? How close is too close? What to do when a guy is being way too friendly? What guys think about all this? What […]

The Affair

| October 26, 2014

By Chad Bird, author at the Flying Scroll There are times when a man and a woman, even though they’re good people, even though they’re both married and committed to their respective spouses, even though these spouses love them, find themselves falling in love with another person whom they think is their soulmate. It isn’t […]

Piper: The Mystery of Marriage

| October 23, 2014

Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh. (Genesis 2:24) When God engaged to create man and woman and to ordain the union of marriage, he didn’t roll the dice or draw straws or flip a coin as to how they might […]

A 78 year Love Story

| October 22, 2014

CINCINNATI — When Helen Auer died on Wednesday, she was sitting in her chair. Her husband of 73 years came into the room and knew right away. Joe leaned over, gave her a kiss goodbye, and whispered in her ear: “Helen, call me home.” Just 28 hours later, Helen did. Joe Auer died at the […]

Jesus Never Said Anything About Homosexuality?

| October 18, 2014

Gay Marriage Advances: Now What?

| October 18, 2014

By Alliance Defending Freedom Same-sex marriage is now legal in Arizona. A ruling today by U.S. District Judge John Sedwick will keep state officials from enforcing a law passed in 1996 and a 2008 constitutional amendment approved by voters that protected marriage as between one man and one woman. Arizona now joins nearly half of the states […]

A Case for Early Marriage

| October 17, 2014

By Justin Deeter The Taboo of Early Marriage People don’t get married anymore. If they do, then it is much later in life. In fact the age of marriage is continually going up in our culture to where it is pushing thirty. Not only has this been the trend in the culture, but I have […]

How the Pro-Family Movement Helped Spread the Abominable & Detestable Crime Against Nature

| October 11, 2014

The “gay marriage” steamroller is in the news again, with another big win in the courts. Pro-family people across the country are wringing their hands in anguish. How is this happening? Well, it’s about time we started being honest with ourselves. In many ways, the biggest help to the homosexual cause has been the dishonesty, […]

3 Truths About Marriage That Courts Can’t Change

| October 11, 2014

No matter what the state of U.S. law – yesterday, today, or in the future—God’s design for marriage contains truths that society cannot ignore without suffering serious consequences. Marriage is creative. The union of man and woman has the inherent potential to create and raise children, and that is what makes marriage a unique relationship. Only […]

Husbands, Hold Your Wife’s Hand

| October 8, 2014

It is both awkward and encouraging the feedback I have received over the past few years for the writing I have done during my beloved’s illness, homegoing, and absence. I especially rejoice when I hear that the things I have written have served another in a time of hardship. It remains my intention to use […]

Marriage linked to Income Increase

| October 2, 2014

The News Story – Marriage rates keep falling, as money concerns rise A Pew Research Center Report released Wednesday reveals that a record 20% of adults over the age of 25 have never married, and that number is expected to rise to 25% by 2030. The New York Times reports that at least a part of this marriage decline is […]

Traditional Marriage, Traditional Love Captured Beautifully

| September 28, 2014