"Premarital sex de-incentivizes a young man to grow up, take responsibility, and lead his home and family."

I love this website. 🙂 It has some great things posted. Here is a recent blog. I realize this is very counter cultural to many of my readers. Feel free to challenge it and have a discussion.  Jared C. Wilson The Gospel Coalition Click here to read the whole article: 10 Things Young Singles in Romantic Relationships Ought to Know 1. It’s not bad to want to have sex with your significant other. It’d be another sort of worry if you didn’t. The key is to want to glorify Christ more than you want to have sex with each other. 2. … Continue reading "Premarital sex de-incentivizes a young man to grow up, take responsibility, and lead his home and family."

Yelling at Men by Mark Driscoll

I have met so many women who have been SO jarred in their view of God, of Christianity by men who called themselves Christians and who treated them like sh*t. There is no nicer way to put it. Many of those women would not call themselves Christians and yet their only representative of a “man of God” is someone who abused them, cheated on them, manipulated them, got them to sleep with him etc etc etc.It is serious business.If someone is taking the name of Christ and misrepresents him to others it is serious business. Sin is serious business. Your … Continue reading Yelling at Men by Mark Driscoll

Not so often 4th

The last time I remember really celebrating a 4th of July I was with a group of about 30 new friends who had all been doing some cross cultural training with me for a summer and we had all lived abroad for awhile and weren’t coming back for ages. We sang lots of patriotic songs very loudly as Fireworks shot over our head. I didn’t realize there were so many patriotic songs out there. I have not been so embarrassingly American since then. It was great. It was 2006.Now I do make it back a good amount. I am grateful for modern … Continue reading Not so often 4th

A Word For Those Who Have Forsaken Jesus

A Word for Those Who Have Forsaken Jesus by John Piper | December 31, 2011 Subscribe to…   How eager Jesus was to restore broken fellowship with his apostles after the resurrection! Surely this is a sign of how eager he is to restore us when we have drifted (or bolted) away. All the apostles had forsaken him. In the garden, at his most sorrowful hour, “They all left him and fled” (Mark 14:50). Now he was raised. What would he say to those who had abandoned him? Three healing things: To Mary at the tomb: “Go to my brothers and say to them, ‘I … Continue reading A Word For Those Who Have Forsaken Jesus