Faith Mismatch

“To be honest, I didn’t want to believe that Christianity could radically transform someone’s character and values. It was much easier to raise doubts and manufacture outrageous objections than to consider the possibility that God actually could trigger a revolutionary turn-around in such a depraved and degenerate life.” – Lee Strobel  Atheist-turned-Christian Lee Strobel is…

3 Is Better Than 1

“A person standing alone can be attacked and defeated, but two can stand back-to-back and conquer. Three are even better, for a triple-braided cord is not easily broken.” – Ecclesiastes 4:12. A friend had a houseplant that had grown to nearly six feet. It had produced large leaves from three spindly trunks. Over time, the weight…

Acceptance In Marriage

“A good marriage isn’t something you find; it’s something you make and you have to keep on making it.” – Gary Thomas Too often married couples rely on agreement rather than acceptance. But the fact of the matter is true love relies on acceptance, not agreement. True love accepts the other person whether you agree…

Disappointment In Marriage

“Have you not known? Have you not heard? The Lord is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. He does not faint or grow weary; his understanding is unsearchable. He gives power to the faint, and to him who has no might he increases strength. Even youths shall faint and be weary, and young…

Real Attention In Marriage

“The more you invest in a marriage the more favorable it becomes” – author unknown.    Love is displayed through attentiveness. This is one reason our hearts can be glad in Christ; He has made clear to us the attentive nature of God. God has an infinite capacity for attentiveness. For example, consider Psalm 147:4:…