Tag Archives: Marriage

A Heart Full of Gratitude

Today is mine and Brandon’s Fifteenth Wedding Anniversary. My heart is full of gratitude to the Lord for His gift of marriage that we have enjoyed thus far. As I reflect on marriage as God’s design to be a signpost … Continue reading

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Marriage is a Signpost

“’Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and hold fast to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh.’ This mystery is profound, and I am saying that it refers to Christ and the church.” –Ephesians 5:31-32 … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Marriage (In Honor of My Dad)

It was December 2002, my Dad and I were sitting in the parking lot of a Zaxby’s. He had gone with me to pick out an engagement ring for my now wife, Brandon. We needed a break from the hunt … Continue reading

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“The Theology of Singleness”

I came across the video below this morning, and in light of the sermon yesterday I thought it would be helpful. Tim Keller gives a 30 minute sermon on “The Theology of Singleness.” (Also, his quick explanation of the “already … Continue reading

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The Bible and Homosexuality

In light of the recent decision by the Supreme Court of the United States on marriage, you have probably found yourself in more conversations than normal about homosexuality. Kevin DeYoung’s recent book, What Does the Bible Really Teach about Homosexuality? … Continue reading

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Encouraging and Challenging

In several recent conversations with church members I have pointed them toward a video of an interview Russell Moore conducted with Rosaria Butterfield. Moore is the president of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) of the Southern Baptist Convention … Continue reading

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Marriage

“A giant milestone in the moral revolution passed today when the U.S. Supreme Court turned down every single appeal from several states on the issue of same-sex marriage,” wrote Albert Mohler in an article on Monday of this week. He later … Continue reading

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Transgression Leads to Chaos

Yesterday during the sermon I went off my notes and paraphrased a thought from Ross Blackburn’s book, The God who makes Himself Known: The missionary heart of the book of Exodus. Now, the wisdom of entering a side-bar during a … Continue reading

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Dads, Protect Your Family

On Sunday we offered Richard Phillip’s book, The Masculine Mandate at our book table. I recommended it during our announcement time as a great Father’s Day gift, and was happy to see we sold-out after the service. The first time … Continue reading

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The Doctrine of Vocation Pt. II

During the Reformation there was a resurgence of the Doctrine of Vocation. Martin Luther was one of the leading advocates of the doctrine. In Luther’s day the general consensus was that the only truly spiritual (and noble) work was religious … Continue reading

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