“Obedience” to your husband is idolatry

A friend wrote to me with a question: “Why do you think the Bible says for wives to ‘submit to’ their husbands instead of ‘obey’? Do you think there is a difference?”   This question came from a young woman who was married for a couple of years and working as a missionary. She is […]

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How ‘Bad Emotions’ Can Serve Marital Growth

This may not be your typical blog post, it is more so a pastoral note to marital growth rather than a theological essay. However, I think it could still be beneficial and I hope it can serve you wherever you are in the spectrum of being single to being married. You will also find in […]

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Valentine’s Day and the Affections

  I found out on a radio show today that Valentine’s day elicits the most text messages sent from a drunken person to some lost loved one. It’s a day known for both brave acts of chivalry and embarrassing events of sentimentality. Let’s reflect a little, however, about what the culture is trying to communicate […]

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