• Bible study,  Biblical,  marriage,  Sermon/Devotional,  Tough stuff,  Uncategorized

    Bible in the Bedroom: Toward a Biblical View of Sex

    You should have seen some of the looks I got when I told the congregation I was going to talk about sex. For as long as I can remember (which isn’t very long comparatively speaking) the topic of sex has been more than a little taboo in the Church. To be sure, sex is a very personal and intimate topic that should be discussed with utmost care and sensitivity. However, as our culture has become more and more sexualized we Christians have tended more towards the head-in-the-sand approach. It is as if we think if we ignore it, it will go away. We have done an outstanding job at rejecting…

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  • marriage,  relationships,  Theology

    The Cruciform Marriage

    Every doctrine that is not imbedded in the Cross of Jesus Christ will lead astray. Oswald Chambers. I don’t have to tell you that there is a crisis in our culture regarding marriage. As urgent as that crisis is in the world around us it is equally, if not more so, in God’s Church. Having been in vocational ministry for over a decade I’ve seen my share of marriages that Satan has taken aim at, and subsequently destroyed. If you know my story you know that I’ve seen broken marriages in my own life. This morning in my quiet time it was like the proverbial light bulb turned on in my…

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