We have two typical responses when confronted with desire. The first is to indulge it. We want what we want and we want it now. This is the starting place for most of us even as little children. Some of us never outgrow it. We can trace this approach back to our first father and […]
True confession: I’m a sap when it comes to love stories, and I admit I love a happily ever after ending. Falling in love can be magnificent. It can awaken our senses to beauty. Suddenly, we notice the twittering of birds, the colors in the sky, the quiet creaking of trees, or the quirky sense […]
Loneliness is rampant. And people everywhere point to this loneliness as reason to reject or rewrite Christianity’s teachings on marriage, sex, and gender.
From my perspective, it’s a tough era for singles. Singleness isn’t new, but singleness as we know it today is. What can we all do to help?
“I was like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.” Sir Isaac Newton I love seashells. My affection for them began as a boy growing up in Cleveland, Ohio. […]
Pop quiz: How many times does Scripture use the word “sex”? What do you think? 25? 100? 400? Actually, in the New American Standard or the New King James, the answer is zero. In the New International Version, the translators use the word “sex” twice, and in both instances it’s a negative situation-people demanding sex […]