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Learning to Love… Sacrificially, Passionately, and Crazily!

Learning to Love… Sacrificially, Passionately, and Crazily!

Dr. John Barger gave an extraordinary address to a gathering of men on December 12, 1987. The address included his testimony of how he had walked the road from being a domineering husband to a serving one. The crux of the message, however, wasn’t just that husbands can do better. We all know that. What

Own Your Choice

“I take thee to be my wedded [wife/husband].” What I am about to say has been considered somewhat controversial. Normally, I’d try to avoid controversy in an inspirational book like this, but the point is particularly well worth making at this stage in your life. In general, God doesn’t, and won’t, tell us who to

Strengthen Your Marriage – Build Contempt for Contempt

Several years ago, returning from a trip, I stepped inside the front door and felt like I had walked every one of the four hundred miles I had just driven. I had spoken six times in four days, and had driven through four different states to get where I needed to go. I pulled into

James 3:6

Communication: Tame Your Tongue and Listen

As a young man, I always thought silence was the preferred pathway to the heart of God. The church I attended put a comment in the weekly bulletin that went something like this: “Please maintain an attitude of reverence as we prepare our hearts for worship.” And, indeed, there are deep roots in Christian tradition testifying to the spiritual value

Marriage: It Is Good For a Man Not to Marry

I became a Christian at a very young age. In truth, I can scarcely remember a moment when God was not an active and conscious presence in my life. Because of this, I felt drawn to Jesus early on. I was drawn to more than Jesus, however. I also remember being drawn to girls. I had a pretty big crush on

3 bible studies on marriage

Three Bible Studies on Marriage

Looking for some great Bible studies on marriage to consider as a couple, or for your small group? Trying to get together with couples during the summer is often difficult because there always seems to be an anniversary.  But no matter what time of year it is, it is always a good time to take time

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