Marriage is for Losers

Re-Post from Dr. Kelly Flanagan (2013)… “You can be right, or you can be married; take your pick.” I can’t remember who told me that, but I do remember they were only half-joking. The other half, the serious half, is exceedingly important. Because if marriage is going to work, it needs to become a contest […]

Is God a Homophobe?

What was God thinking? After creating man (Adam) and placing Him in the Garden of Eden to tend and keep it, it became blatantly obvious that man was lonely and unfulfilled. He brought millions of newly-created animals to Adam to see what he would name them, and after a significant length of time God put […]

The “Typical” American Family is Becoming Extinct

Redefining Households in the United States by David Bancroft Avrick  (Avrick Direct) It wasn’t many years ago when the Dick and Jane household was typical: Mom and dad and two children with four grandparents living nearby. Just a quarter century ago 45% of all households consisted of a married couple with children. That percentage has […]

Prayers Not Answered? Check your Marriage.

Read: 1 Peter 3:1-7 & 1 John 3:18-22 We all want our prayers to be answered, to get results. But many times we feel like they are falling on deaf ears. One of the keys to insuring that  our prayers are powerful and effective lies in examining our marriage relationship. – in particular, our response to what God […]

Morning Talk with Father

Every day I am amazed that the Creator of the universe, the Creator of everything, the everlasting Father, the Almighty I Am – not only allows me the privilege to engage Him in conversation, but actually desires to meet with me and commune with me. Me, yes me – not just Billy Graham, or some […]

The Other Marriage Reality

One day Adam and Eve were “naked and unashamed”, enjoying each other as no other couple has ever since. They were completely happy and walked with God every single day. They heard His voice and enjoyed His presence. He taught them about life, work, love, sex and how to be fulfilled in their marriage relationship. […]

The Real Battle

The world is not what it seems. In the U.S., we wake each morning to find the same ole’ battles underway. Republican vs. Democrat, liberal vs. conservative, country vs. country, product vs. product, sports team vs. sports team, gay vs. straight, criminal vs. victim, successful vs. not-so-much, media vs. media, and scores of other “conflicts”. […]