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Love Like Jesus–Stay Faithful Like Jesus: Chapter 17

Today’s post is from my new book Love Like Jesus: How Jesus Loved People (and how you can love like Jesus). Last Saturday we posted Chapter 16: Jesus And The 5 Love Languages. Love Like Jesus is due to be published in January… Read More

Joseph’s 5 Steps to Avoid Temptation: Genesis 39:6-23

Joseph and Potiphar’s Wife, Simone Contarini, Italian, about 1640 (Photo Credit: AlainTruong.com) For a friend who’s battling temptation. (From the archives)

When God Doesn’t Make Sense

Read John 11:1-6. “So, when he heard that Lazarus was ill, he stayed two days longer in the place where he was.” John 11:6 The Watney House Fire From the street it looked like a one story house…. Read More

Prayer and Church (And What An Agnostic, Progressive, Single, Childless Sociologist’s Book Says About Them)

What An Agnostic, Progressive, Single, Childless Sociologist’s Book Says About Prayer And Church I just read an article in Christianity Today about what an agnostic, progressive, single, and childless sociologist’s book says about prayer and church. Here’s a summary:… Read More

Things You Should Know About The Author Of This Blog: I Recently Had This Conversation With Kathy

I recently had the following conversation with Kathy. Kathy: “Sometimes you can be so dismissive.” Me: “That’s ridiculous.” (Kathy appreciates your prayers.)

When It’s Time To Die

(From the archives) It’s Time to Die In a previous post we saw how important it is not to die indiscriminately. It was a post for people who can’t say no, as you might gather from the title: How Not to… Read More

Joseph’s 5 Steps to Avoid Temptation: Genesis 39:6-23

(Tied for the most popular post of 2014 so far, from the archives) Read Genesis 39:6-23 Genesis 39:6-23 I don’t know what Joseph’s early responsibilities were when he first began at Potiphar’s house, but they may have been… Read More

Couples With Amazing Marriages All Do This One Thing

…and be subject to one another in the fear of Christ. (Ephesians 5:21) A Spirited Exchange Of Ideas (An Argument) Between A Husband And Wife Kathy and I are in the midst of transition right now, including relocating… Read More

Female Logic At Starbucks

Female Logic: So this morning Kathy and I are walking out of Starbucks, and we’re crossing the drive through lane. And a guy driving an SUV is heading right for Kathy. So I grabbed her arm and guided… Read More

Love Like Jesus–Stay Married

“When I married my wife, I had hardly a smidgen of sense for what I was getting into with her. How could I know how much she would change over 25 years? How could I know how much… Read More

Top 10 Posts of 2012

1) Love Like Jesus series: The most popular posts of 2012 begin with a series. Jesus commanded us to “love one another as I have loved you.” (John 15:12 NKJV) But He never provided instruction as to how we’re to love–or did… Read More

More Important Than Your Marriage

I just read a great article on marriage by Tim Keller. In it he quotes from John Tierney’s classic humor article Picky, Picky, Picky some of the reasons Tierney’s single friends ended relationships. (NY Times) “She mispronounced ‘Goethe.’” “How… Read More