When it comes to what’s most important, Jesus was clear: Love God with all your being and love your neighbor as yourself (Mt. 22:36-40). In order to love our neighbors these days, a lot of Christians are feeling like they have to lay down what Christianity teaches about sexuality—ideas like there are only two genders, […]
People aren’t created to lust. But many people do. Most Christians I know who struggle with lust have one of two responses: They give in to temptation or they run away. Given the option between the two, running away is better. But running away from temptation isn’t our goal. At least not if we want […]
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 […]
There are so many reasons not to look at porn. One rises above the rest.
Love is not love without waiting. This is why we are moved when a beautiful young woman waits faithfully for her fiancé to return home from a long journey. And why we cringe to hear of a man coming home to his beloved only to learn she’s pregnant with another man’s child. Most of us […]
It makes sense why we find ourselves drawn to stories, movies, and songs about a nobody who becomes someone spectacular.