Single and Married Christians Together in the Church

When Christians discuss important topics related to God’s design for marriage and family, it is easy to forget that a significant constituency of the church is single. That is, within any given church you will not only find many married Christians; you will find—now more than ever, due to historical and sociological reasons we can’t … Continue reading Single and Married Christians Together in the Church

Contemporary Gender Confusion and Clarity of the Nashville Statement

The beauty of the Genesis narrative is found in the harmony of two notable features: its simplicity and its explanatory power. With straightforward prose through the pen of Moses, God reveals the origin of man and woman, providing us insight into one of the most glorious realities in the universe. Genesis 1:27 gives us a … Continue reading Contemporary Gender Confusion and Clarity of the Nashville Statement

Christian Dating and Courtship, Part 3: The Question of Physical Attraction

Male handsomeness and female beauty are good gifts from God. Scripture is unashamed to speak of men who had attractive physical appearances (Gen 39:6; 1 Sam 9:2; 16:12; 17:42; 2 Sam 14:25; 21:21; 1 Kings 1:6; Ps 45:2; Songs 5:10-16) and of women who had beautiful faces and---get this---beautiful bodies (Gen 12:11; 14; 26:7; 29:17; … Continue reading Christian Dating and Courtship, Part 3: The Question of Physical Attraction

Christian Dating and Courtship, Part 2: Compatibility

Much is made these days about compatibility when it comes to romantic relationships. Indeed, the entire online dating industry is built upon the idea of compatibility, and a simple Google search will provide you a dizzying array of romance gurus ready to share their wisdom on how to find the person with whom you are … Continue reading Christian Dating and Courtship, Part 2: Compatibility