A Couples Retreat… Minus Half the Couple

First Baptist Church made a video recapping a recent married couples’ retreat. They asked the couples to share their experiences and urge others to attend the retreat in the future. Nice video. But I just don’t get the feeling like I’m hearing from everyone…: Wow. By the third couple, it’s kind of funny… by the [Read More...]

Ask Richard: Atheist’s Father Demands He Pray for His Mother

Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Dear Richard, I never thought I’d have reason to contact you. My family is well aware of my atheistic leanings, and up until recently it caused me no harm. I live in Australia, and everyone else (mom, dad, two sisters) in the midwestern USA. Yes, [Read More...]

Does Cohabitation Work?

As a guy who once lived with his girlfriend, I know I learned things about her (and vice-versa) that several more years of dating probably wouldn’t have brought to light. I say we were both better off because of that. Had we gotten married, I don’t think there would have been as many major “surprises” [Read More...]

A Christian Speaks Out In Support of Gay Relationships

It doesn’t happen often, but when it does, we ought to celebrate it. Alise Wright, a Christian and a frequent commenter on this site, has a wonderful post on her site about how she has come to not just “accept” or “tolerate” gay people, but rather affirm their relationships. If I came to the conclusion [Read More...]

Help an Atheist Win a Honeymoon!

Reader Royce wants to give his fiancée the best honeymoon ever. However, a family emergency has forced him to dip into his wedding/honeymoon account to scrounge up some needed money. However, it turns out there’s a contest where one lucky Kansas City couple can win a free honeymoon… so let’s help him out! Here’s what [Read More...]