Throughout history, Dr. Eddy argues, there have been three marriage models that have evolved with society: traditional marriage, romantic marriage, and consumer marriage. But which of these models is the right one for a Christian marriage? None of them, answers Eddy.
Repost from 2018. Happy Valentine's Day! While many will rely on Hallmark's card writers to find the perfect words to say "I love you" today, some Christians might reach back to the famous "love chapter" of 1 Corinthians 13 read at many weddings. Yet, the man who wrote these words would probably find it quite … Continue reading Your One True Love
The United States has a love affair with Eros; I'd say our society as a whole is worshiping at the temple of Eros -- and not just once a year. Consider the numbers...
This is an article by Greg Boyd that piggybacks on my sermon from Sunday on 1 Corinthians 6:12-20. By Greg Boyd | 09 Jan 2008 Today in western culture people tend to have a rather “recreational” view of sex. It’s just a pleasurable physical activity we engage in. Even people who don’t consciously believe this … Continue reading What’s the Big Deal about Sex?
One of the most enjoyable and humbling aspects of ministry is premarital counseling with young couples. In a relationally, maritally challenged and sexually confused culture, I get to spend many precious hours with couples looking at God's design for love and sex, and probing his wisdom and insight for a healthy marriage. One thing I often do with couples is … Continue reading The Narrow Way to a Healthy Marriage
No issue is as timely for serious and sensitive biblical and pastoral reflection than the question of a biblical view of homosexuality. I will be teaching on this issue with our youth group in our study of Romans 1 and have taken this opportunity to re-examine the complexities surrounding this hot-button issue facing Christians today. … Continue reading The Sexual Vision of the Bible (R. Hays)