Out of love for your spouse, out of love for God, out of love for yourself, it is time to demand that change begin now.
Articles tagged “father knows best”
Write with the goal of giving a gift to your reader, write with the goal of giving a gift to yourself, write with the goal of giving a gift to God.
The most charitable explanation that I can come up with is that we are well-intentioned but thoroughly clueless.
It can take a lot of time and a lot of effort to get to the place where we are able to name out loud the thing with which we are struggling.
My educated guess is that the symbols, traditions, and ritual actions around marriage which will survive are those that, in some way, nurture relationships.
I’m worried that you may not be allowing room for the possibility of finding the Spirit in the everydayness of neighbor and of neighborhood.
The last handful of times that I have been to a wedding, one word in the service has particularly caught my attention. That word is “mutual.”
The absence of biblical teaching on abortion is one of the big reasons that the Christian movement has historically kept room for a broad range of opinions on this subject.
If you are hearing a call to find a church and a vigorous faith, Searching, then go find the Christians who surprise you with their love, their patience, and their willingness to take holy risks.