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Men are Not Lords over Women – overcoming the unbiblical savior complex

A recent commenter on this blog relied on this passage for the lordship of husbands over wives: Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands as you do to the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife as … Continue reading

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30 Years Married – an anniversary post

[If today’s post gives you the impression I love my wife, you’re correct. Today is our 30th anniversary and to celebrate I am re-running this post that appeared on Valentine’s Day 2013.] Valentine’s Day 1987 Our first Valentine’s Day was … Continue reading

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Decision-Making in a Marriage Full of Forks in the Road

“When you come to a fork in the road, take it!” – Yogi Berra Imagine you are going through life and you come to one of life’s forks in the road. If you’re like me, you’ll want to know something … Continue reading

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Staying Home While My Wife Goes Out Is Fine With Me

[A dialog based on too many conversations, and some turns I would have liked those conversations to have taken.] *** “What’d you do this weekend?” “I spent Saturday morning in the kitchen cutting up vegetables to roast.” “Aren’t you married?” … Continue reading

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Affairs Don’t Start with Texts

In this guest post, Sarah Taras and Jon Wymer respond to Relevant Magazine’s article Is It OK for Married People to Text the Opposite Sex. *** Don’t do in private what you wouldn’t do in public. It’s an important message. … Continue reading

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Marriage: A Means to Holiness or to Happiness?

Marriage Isn’t for Everyone Marriage isn’t for everyone. Then again, being single isn’t for everyone either. As Paul said, not getting married can be the best thing for someone’s relationship to God: I wish that all of you [married people] … Continue reading

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The Night Jesus Called His Disciples a Bunch of Women

There is a desire in each of us to live as best we can. I think it is innate, designed into us. It’s a desire that Jesus said he came to fulfill. I have come that they may have life, … Continue reading

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A Marriage That Works – what happens when the dad stays home and the mom goes to work

[Today’s guest post is from Natalie Collins, who blogs at God Loves Women, and can be found on Twitter as well. I asked Natalie a while back to write on her marriage to Baggy Collins, a marriage that does not … Continue reading

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Men Need Love And Women Need Respect

Some say that the Bible teaches that men need respect while women need love. I heard it again just a few weeks ago, with the speaker relying on this verse. However, each one of you also must love his wife as … Continue reading

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Male Headship: heading in the wrong direction

The sermon topic was marriage, with the text being Ephesians 5:21-33. The sermon notes inserted in the bulletin showed where the sermon was headed and I toyed with the idea of suggesting we leave before the sermon started. I’m glad we … Continue reading

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