Overall, I found Breaking the Marriage Idol deeply encouraging, and I am thankful for the compassion, clarity, and scriptural acumen with which the author writes.
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For fathers, the quality of our husbandhood is reflected in our commitment to multigenerational fatherhood.
Let the record show that I've been resisting writing about this for a while. I don't want to talk about it — it's deeply personal, and not the kind of thing that comes up unless you are truly close with your family and friends.
Thankfully, because of the Second Adam, none of us is every truly alone. We are never without God our helper.
I know that Christ does and will use our trainwreck lives for his glory. He will make beauty from our Babel, always.
I won’t regret anything at all
if the only world we see is
outside the windows of our minivan
When Sinners Say I Do is replete with Scripture and well presented. Though short, the video series highlights the fundamentals of marriage from a Christian perspective within a structure that adapts itself for Sunday School, bible studies, and personal study.
Almost everyday since the wedding I’ve asked Campbell “When can we get married again?? It was so much fun!!” And he just smiles and tells me he’d marry me again everyday and anyway if we could, but that we’ll never need to.
All of our current confusion over sexuality and marriage has only been made possible through the prior disintegration of communities. Both city life and suburbia give the guise of community by either placing one amongst many people (city) or by placing the family in a "guarded" castle (suburbia). Yet in both instances community (for the most part) is far, far away.
What is necessary is not the creation of symbols. The symbols (like marriage) are already there. What is necessary is that we have our eyes opened to the Biblical symbolism that pervades our world and that we view the world through that lens rather than the symbol-averse of late-modernity.
Am I saying only good men will take out the trash - because it is such a stinky chore? Well, yes, but no.
My union with a Steelers fan was almost de-railed thanks to fanaticism.
I’d be willing to bet there are things unknown about my dearly beloved and myself. Hence this post. Eight pieces of wedded trivia for eight years of marriage; in honor of our eight-year anniversary this previous Tuesday, August 5th.
You may or may not remember the story of Isaac and Rebekah right away. Those patriarchs and their stories can get so confusing sometimes. Some of you may even wish the patriarch stories didn't exist. But once we dive into the story things should start coming back to us. And we must remember that God still identifies His salvation in terms of "Abraham, Isaac and Jacob" (Matt 8:10-12; Luke 13:28-29).