Thoughts About My Mom and Dad

When I was 10, all I’d ever known at home was chaos. I was the oldest of four children, and the atmosphere for all of us was volatile. My father and mother were in constant conflict, making divorce seem the only possible outcome. But that was the year my dad put his faith in Christ. He immediately became fired-up about …

Handling Marital Conflict with the Power of Christ

Many men and women tell their biggest lie on their wedding day. He (or she) stands before a minister, family, and friends to commit his life to a partner. He says, “I promise to love, honor, and cherish you in sickness and in health, for richer or poorer, for better or worse, for as long as we both shall live.” …

Making Marriage Work

Genesis 2 contains the detailed account of God’s creation of mankind and marriage. In this dual event God provided a model of things to come. The earthly marriage of Adam and Eve in the past is an illustration of Christ’s union with the church in the future (Ephesians 5:32). To help us understand this heavenly mystery, God gave us marriage …