The Goal of Dating

But I say to the unmarried and to the widows: it is good for them if they remain even as I am; but if they cannot exercise self-control, let them marry. For it is better to marry than to burn with passion. (1 Corinthians 7:8-9 NKJV) "Good men are hard to find." "I need to … Continue reading The Goal of Dating

It’s Personal

"Nevertheless let each one of you in particular so love his own wife as himself, and let the wife see that she respects her husband." (Ephesians 5:33 NKJV) "I love me some me!" - Terrell Owens How do you feel about yourself, as a person? Do you like yourself? Many of us are loving and … Continue reading It’s Personal

The Wonder Twins

"For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh." (Ephesians 5:31 NKJV) Back in the 70's and 80's I use to watch a Saturday morning cartoon called "The Super Friends". It featured DC Comics characters like Superman, Batman, and Aquaman … Continue reading The Wonder Twins

The Modern Wife

Guest Blogger: My wife, Melissa Manuel I was inspired! My husband began his post with “So what exactly is a husband?” So, naturally I must begin with  “So what exactly is a wife? Although I am learning more each day, I will share my thoughts. Today, our society is inundated with commercialism that portrays the wife’s … Continue reading The Modern Wife

The Modern Husband

"Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the church and gave Himself for her, that He might sanctify and cleanse her with the washing of water by the word, that He might present her to Himself a glorious church, not having spot or wrinkle or any such thing, but that she should be holy and … Continue reading The Modern Husband

Fool’s Gold

The mineral pyrite looks a lot like gold. It's almost the same color and it's metallic in appearance. It has been given the nickname "Fool's Gold" indicating if you're digging for gold and find pyrite, you could be fooled into thinking you're rich when you're not. "Fool's Gold" just doesn't have the same value or … Continue reading Fool’s Gold

The First Date

"And the Lord God said, It is not good that man should be alone; I will make him a helper comparable to him." (Genesis 2:18 NKJV) Genesis 2:18-23 tells the story of the world's first date. Here it is in a nutshell: 1. God determines it's not good for Adam to be alone and decides to make … Continue reading The First Date

It’s Ours

Yesterday I woke up and found an envelope with my name on it in my office chair. Inside was a wonderful greeting card from my wife, Melissa. The card seemed to capture the full spectrum of emotions we've shared in the 16 years we've been together. One line in the card said..."We're not perfect and … Continue reading It’s Ours