Sex Ain’t Love–But it’s Better If You’re Married!

Becoming Your Spouses Other Half

Sex isn’t love.  You can have sex and not be in love (men and women do it all the time).  Just because you sleep with someone does not mean you are in love with them.  And guys (in case you were wondering) sleeping with a lot of different women does not make you a man. [Read More...]

What church will be like in 50 years (part 2 of 2)

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These changes may sound horrifying to you, but in 50 years they will be the norm. And they will bring many advantages, particularly when it comes to engaging men. [Read more...]

Are You TOO Nice?

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  Years ago I worked alongside a difficult co-worker. This young man seldom had anything good to say to anybody. He was affable when he wanted to be. But he often interacted with people using sarcasm or putdowns. His favorite salutation, one used co-workers and even sometimes customers, was, “How’s Dummy today?” For the first [Read More...]

4 Odd Ways to Look at Marriage

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Falling in love is the easy part.  But staying in love takes work and intentionality.  Here are four tips that will help your marriage stay healthy and last a lifetime: Look at the Big Picture Part of the fun of a long term relationship (of any kind) is the growing together through shared experiences, suffering [Read More...]

What church will be like in 50 years (part 1 of 2)

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In the same way WalMart took over the mom-and-pop store, a handful of megachurches will absorb thousands of other congregations – including other megachurches. They’ll do it by planting satellite campuses in thousands of cities and towns in America, delivering their teaching and music via video. [Read more...]

Do Only Men of Faith Achieve Greatness?

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I was raised in an alcoholic home with all the disadvantages that environment brings with it. I was raised to believe that religion was a crutch for weak people and that all Christians were hypocrites. By the age of forty, after attaining all that the world says should make you happy and successful, I found [Read More...]

Church growth: it’s all about the pastor

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Can I be brutally honest? When it comes to church attendance, nothing matters as much as the ability of the pastor to deliver good sermons. If a pastor is a good speaker the church grows. If he’s a bad speaker the church shrinks. [Read more...]

How to Be a Man of Awe

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  “Dad,” said my 9-year-old daughter, Addy. “Some kid in the park asked me if you’re a celebrity. Are you?” “What did you say?” I asked, curious about how she answered the question. “That you sign autographs, speak all over the place, and write all those boring books for grownups. So I guess that makes [Read More...]


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