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If I Was Ruth

A strange title – I know. And no, I’m not talking about Ruth in the field, waiting for your husband, or even how awkward it must have been to take advice from your (technically) ex mother-in-law on how to “receive” your husband. 1,615 more words


April’s second point—about the way that marriage features in our cultural scripts about adulthood—is an important one. Within such scripts, perhaps especially in evangelical Christian circles, marriage is a matter of course. 661 more words

Discussion 2

Thoughts on Graham’s post, in no particular order.

  1. God’s statement that it was not good for the man to be alone is often misread, I believe.
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Discussion 2

Marriage, Singleness, "Family Values", and the Church

I’m married. I have 3 children. I’m a pastor. I drive a minivan.

By the standards of “traditional Christian family values” I have all the boxes checked off. 1,380 more words

Discussion 2

Is _______ Okay?

In the past few weeks, there have been a few things that have been floating around mainstream media and also, within the Christian circle. And on top of that, everywhere I turn – devotionals, podcasts, and even sermons at my own young adult ministry night, have been about the lifestyle of our generation. 2,352 more words

Life Lessons

I don't know where I'm going from here, but I promise it won't be boring.

This post is dedicated to all those who find themselves in a season of quiet, question marks, and, at times, restless expectation. This post is especially dedicated to my single friends who are figuring out how to embrace where they are and live each and every moment to its fullest, trusting God to pave the path they are traveling. 628 more words

Inspired Faith