Mercatornet: Fatherhood Affects Poverty

| November 30, 2016

Editor’s Note: We take exception to the author’s suggestion that governments can in part alleviate poverty through job creation and subsidies. Such actions require the impoverishment of others through unlawful taxation. Charity belongs to the church and private individuals not the state. According to the World Bank, in the year 2015 the extreme poverty rate […]

Challies: Beyond 5 Love Languages

| October 5, 2016

“The challenge and joy of love languages is not in demanding someone else learn to speak my language or manipulating them until they learn to do so. It is in learning how to speak other languages, to receive love in new ways. As long as I am satisfied with only the language I prefer, I […]

Unbroken Faith Ministries: A Hopeful Charge in Light of Chief’s Justice Moore’s Removal

| October 1, 2016

With the sanctity of marriage under vicious attack by runaway despots and Chief Justice Moore removed from office in Alabama yesterday, it’s easy to grow discouraged at the state of our land. Yet the Chief’s legal counsel made a statement in his defense that we should take to heart: “The best antidote for unreality is […]

Challies: Marriage vs. Co-Habitation

| September 3, 2016

“Private assurances are terribly easy to break; they evaporate like the morning dew. … But when all my wider family, my friends, my work colleagues, and my neighbors know I have publicly made this pledge, then I am much more inclined to keep it. I do not want them thinking I am a liar. And […]

McDonald: Courtship Questions for Potential Suitors

| August 12, 2016

During our years speaking at various Christian conferences, my husband has received numerous requests from parents for his “famous” courtship questions. However, he has been hesitant to make them available, since it is easy for people to want a formula for courtship. His concern was that families may misunderstand the purpose for the questions and […]

Queen of the Home: Inspiring Women to Their Sacred Calling

| July 15, 2016

In past generations, the role of wife and mother was viewed as a sacred calling. The committed homemaker was seen as strong, capable, intelligent, and irreplaceable. She was regarded not only as a crucial part of the home, but as a foundational bulwark of society. She was considered worthy of great honor, appreciation, and respect. […]

What does a healthy marriage look like?

| May 2, 2016

Worldmag: Upside-down Headship

| February 22, 2016

I know a woman who married for complex reasons: Her sordid past made her fearful and distrustful—of herself most of all. She met a man who was strong and committed to the faith she had recently discovered. A godsend! Or that’s what she told herself, even when she questioned some of his demands. But perhaps […]

Love Letters: Mercy Doddridge to her husband

| February 5, 2016

  The Christian Lover: The Sweetness of Love and Marriage in the Letters of Believers Marriage is under siege in our time, and Christian unions are not going unscathed. Dr. Michael A. G. Haykin believes that love letters written by Christian husbands and wives of the past can help strengthen the ties that bind believing […]

Desiring God: Romantic Love is a Wonderful gift and a Terrible God

| February 5, 2016

  The lie says: If you find romantic love, then your life will be safe and fulfilling. So much so that marriage becomes a type of salvation, and romantic love takes on almost redemptive expectations. So what would you say to Christians, either singles or newlyweds, who are in danger of losing awe in God […]

Dr. Axe – 5 Real Benefits of Kissing: Put Smooching on Your To-Do List!

| February 1, 2016

Editor’s note: We don’t believe the word “partner” is synonymous with “spouse” but, you get the picture. Pucker up! Happy February! Eating right, getting enough exercise, meditating, disconnecting from your smartphone— they’re all great ways to keep happy and healthy. But there’s an important one you might be overlooking. Did you know that kissing with […]

What is the Difference Between Being Humble and Being a Doormat?

| December 17, 2015

Paul tells us in Philippians 2:3-4 that we should count others more significant than ourselves. He presses the point further by saying that we should not only look to our own interests, but to the interests of others. This, in his view, is what it means to have the mind of Christ. Do nothing from […]

Why We Should Encourage Our Kids to Marry Young

| December 5, 2015

Occasionally someone ventures outside the cultural marriage norms and makes the case for getting married young, but generally, it’s ingrained deep within us all that there’s an acceptable age to marry,  and to do so before that is unwise. But is it? We admit there’s an epidemic of adults who are over-sized children though the full […]

The Daily Signal: How the Left has Sabotaged Marriage and Family

| November 19, 2015

On June 26, 2015, four of the Supreme Court’s liberals joined Justice Anthony Kennedy in discovering a new right to same-sex marriage in the U.S. Constitution, one thereby imposed upon all 50 states. In response, of course, liberals were jubilant. Their leader, the one who promised to fundamentally transform America, responded by literally illuminating the […]

Challies: Saved Through Childbearing

| November 16, 2015

In a recent sermon I found that I had to touch upon one what I consider of the trickiest passages in the Bible: 1 Timothy 2:15. Here is what this verse says: “Yet she will be saved through childbearing—if they continue in faith and love and holiness, with self-control.” Taken on its own, this is […]