Kids Aren’t Expensive But Greed Is

| February 28, 2015

[Editor’s note: Your kids don’t even know who the Jones family is but unmistakably they’ll be dazzled by all the things they see around them, all the activities they see others doing and it’s easy to let them pull on our heart strings. Couple that with what we see in other families and what appears to […]

Newly Wed Thoughts: Does Culture Influence Marriage?

| February 27, 2015

In 2012, Steven James Dixon, relationship expert and author, wrote a short piece titled, “Why I Married a Black Woman” for Essence. In it Dixon, a black man, lists a string of reasons why he “had to have me a sister”, most of which pointed to cultural similarities. He wants to marry “someone who understands that […]

4 Lies About Sexuality in Fifty Shades of Grey

| February 15, 2015

Challies: Ten Articles on Porn

| February 13, 2015

Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, and, thanks to one surprising bestseller and its new film adaptation, the whole world is buzzing about pornography and deviant sexuality. 50 Shades has done everything it can to beat and brutalize an otherwise sweet occasion. The day of hearts and flowers has been turned into a day of whips and […]

Fifty Shades: A sexual assault on your daughter.

| February 10, 2015

Let’s get one thing clear. The Fifty Shades movie opening this Valentine’s Day weekend is an assault on young women and God’s institution of marriage. Pleasure is found in pain, in yielding to the lusts of perverted men who whose desire is to dominate women. This is somehow packaged as the ultimate sexual / romantic […]

Piper, Carson, and Keller on Sustaining the Covenant of Marital Love

| February 10, 2015

Piper, Carson, and Keller on Sustaining the Covenant of Marital Love from The Gospel Coalition on Vimeo. Recommended Resources In Love with Christ: The Narrative of Sarah Edwards Sussannah Spurgeon: Free Grace and Dying Love (Morning Devotions with the Life of Susannah Spurgeon) The Christian Lover: The Sweetness of Love and Marriage in the Letters […]

Archives: No Shades of Grey: A Black and White Seduction of the Mind

| January 29, 2015

[Editor’s Note] Originally published July 15, 2012 Sexual sin hurts. It mangles and poisons. It attacks the potential beauty and closeness of one of God’s most mysterious gifts: The one flesh relationship of sexual intimacy. In addition to defrauding our neighbor, when we engage in fornication or adultery we are in a real way self-destructing […]

Submit An Article

| January 5, 2015

We’re taking article submissions again. We need to reach out to the next generation and confirm their desire to return to meaningful family life and celebrate the unique, complementary roles of men and women. If you have the bug to write, please see author guidelines for details.

The best test of growth

| January 4, 2015

From Do you wonder if you are growing as a Christian? Here is one of the best tests of your growth. It is almost cliché to praise Charles Spurgeon for his ability to say in a few words when takes others so many. Yet he was a remarkably gifted man and one who used […]

A Higher Standard for Sexual Relations

| December 23, 2014

Editor’s note: A few things need to be corrected in this article. One is that extramarital sexual encounters should be illegal. And it would follow that marriage is the perfect high standard within which sexual encounters happen. Unless of course you are talking about the world’s standard for marriage. Ungodly marriages will yield ungodly fruit. […]

Joy to the World! Sale at Western Conservatory through Dec. 24th

| November 29, 2014

Now on sale through December 24th, are some of our favorite educational products and resources! Take a look at the women’ selection all wrapped up with sale ribbons! The Reclaiming Beauty Seminar, She Shall Be Called Woman, Adventurous Femininity and more are now available for reduced prices! All great ideas for your holiday gift giving! Take […]

The Calling of Motherhood: Children Are Number….?

| October 10, 2014

If you grew up in this culture, it is very hard to get a biblical perspective on motherhood, to think like a free Christian woman about your life, your children. How much have we listened to partial truths and half lies? Do we believe that we want children because there is some biological urge, or […]

Stay-at-home mothers ‘have the most worthwhile lives’

| September 28, 2014

Official ‘well-being’ index shows those who do not work because they are caring for children or loved-ones have strongest belief that their life is ‘worthwhile’ Mothers who have put their career aside to care for their children have a stronger sense that their lives are “worthwhile” than the rest of society, official figures suggest. New […]

We Interrupt Our Regularly Scheduled Program to Talk About Love: A Manifesto of Optimism

| September 10, 2014

By George Grant As affecting as is the image of terrorists crashing into buildings in an effort to take as many lives as possible, the image of firemen rushing into those same buildings in an effort to save as many lives as possible is more affecting still. The worst that evil can do is no […]

The End of a Courtship: One Mother’s Perspective

| August 17, 2014

Step back in time for a moment to your college biology class.  You were a good student. You read the text; you attended every class; you took notes, despite the prof’s hypnotic drone. You were going to rock this class. Then you went to the lab. And try as you might, you could find nothing […]