Tag Archives: Relationships

Thoughts on Forgiveness

Owen is co-teaching a class on The Sermon on the Mount at church this semester. It has been wonderful and I’ve been able to see his teaching abilities blossom and grow. Recently,  someone in the class asked for some more … Continue reading

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Love endures… | Our Single Purpose

“Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.” 1 Corinthians 13:6-8a True Love endures. It perseveres. It never gives up. This love is not the ooey-gooey kind of … Continue reading

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Love is not easily angered… | Our Single Purpose

“Love is not easily angered.” (1 Cor 13:5b, NIV) We’ve all felt it (or maybe it’s just me)—that terrible angst that rises up in our hearts. Bitterness simmers just under the surface. We’ve reached our limit! We’ve had it up … Continue reading

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I am thankful for my years of singleness. | Our Single Purpose

I am thankful for many things during my single years but there are a few things that I learned through those years for which I am especially grateful. I learned how to deal with bugs when I am alone. I … Continue reading

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Words, words, words…

Chapter 27 of Proverbs has lots to say about interacting with those around us. A main way that we impact the hearts and lives around us is through our speech. So let’s talk about the words that come out of … Continue reading

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Does Your Life Reveal the Character of God?

Do people understand more of God’s mercy because of the way I respond to their mistakes? Do people understand more of God’s holiness because of my high ethical standards? Do people understand more of God’s patience because of the time … Continue reading

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How to prepare for marriage

I’ve read so many books on dating, relationships and marriage that I can’t even remember the names of all of them. I’ve taken courses on pre-marital counseling and marriage & family. I have watched numerous friends get married and work … Continue reading

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