Men and Women

What’s Best For Marriage – Compatibility or Commitment?

It’s my observation as one now married more than thirty years that two things are required for a successful marriage: commitment and compatibility. But I fear that out of fear we have given compatibility far more weight than it can carry as a predictor of marital health. And if the other person doesn’t match up [...]

By |2017-07-10T09:57:24-07:00July 10th, 2017|Family Life, Life Skills, Men and Women|Comments Off on What’s Best For Marriage – Compatibility or Commitment?

Lewis & Clark’s Five Tips For A Happy Marriage

As a pastor who’s now logged 33 years with the wife-of-my-life, I’ve been asked often what makes for an enduring marriage. And when that question comes up, invariably I bring up – naturally – Lewis and Clark. For real. On May 21, 1804, at 3:30 in the afternoon, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, along with [...]

By |2017-05-20T18:37:08-07:00March 22nd, 2017|Family Life, Life Skills, Men and Women|Comments Off on Lewis & Clark’s Five Tips For A Happy Marriage

Gender Madness – What If They’re Wrong?

The Narrative has grown louder and more insistent - like a once-distant droning jet engine now screaming directly overhead. The Narrative tells us that there has always existed a sizable group of distressed souls that are trapped in a body that does not match their souls. The body tells them that they are male or female. But inside, [...]

By |2017-05-20T18:37:11-07:00August 25th, 2016|Men and Women, Sexuality|Comments Off on Gender Madness – What If They’re Wrong?

WWJD: What Would Joseph Do?

Mary seems to get all the air-time during Christmas but Joseph offers a remarkable character study of a godly man, and this is not an unimportant subject. I hear it all the time today from young Christian women: Where are the godly men today? Is there a guy out there who can put two sentences [...]

By |2017-05-20T18:37:14-07:00December 28th, 2015|Men and Women|Comments Off on WWJD: What Would Joseph Do?