A Front Row Pew: Growing and Serving with our Children 

A Front Row Pew: Growing and Serving with our Children 

“Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you. And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.” (Colossians […]

Hope for Married Sinners 

Hope for Married Sinners 

We had finished supper, nearing the end of a long day. Two children were on my husband’s lap with the third vying for a spot. From across the table I asked, “Do you feel like our marriage is seasoned?” He looked at me with a bizarre expression, wondering what I meant. “Seasoned relative to what?” […]

Hope Celebrated at the Lord’s Supper

Hope Celebrated at the Lord’s Supper

“For as often as you eat this bread and drink the cup, you proclaim the Lord’s death until he comes.” 1 Corinthians 11:26  It had been five months since I last participated in the Lord’s Supper. We were visiting my Mom’s church and I was thrilled we were receiving Communion. The opportunity to share in […]

Faithfulness in Marriage and Sexuality: Practical Pursuits

Faithfulness in Marriage and Sexuality: Practical Pursuits

Previously I shared about God’s heart for marriage and sexuality, rooting our thinking in God’s Word (See “Faithfulness in Marriage and Sexuality: The Theological Foundation”). Applying God’s realities in our hearts and lives begins by reading and understanding Scripture. The Bible presents a clear perspective on how marriage and sex point to God’s redeeming work […]