Category Archives: Family

Advent Calendars

I’m writing this on November 25. There is just enough time to get an Advent calendar to use for yourself or with your children to work your way through the Christmas season with daily reminders of what it means to … Continue reading

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Sarah Williams talks on “Sex in the Post-Modern Story”

“The problem of sexual confusion in our culture, which is huge, is not going to be solved by the reassertion of power.” Thus says the wise and learned Sarah Williams in these talks given at Corban University, which I cannot … Continue reading

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Angel’s Landing

For those who just want links to the pictures: Here are the pictures from hiking up These shots were from on top of Angel’s Landing. These are the pictures taken on the way down. The story is below… A couple … Continue reading

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South Dakota Trip with Dad and Ben

This is the route we took and some stops that Ben, my Dad, and I made on our trip from Anderson, IN to the Black Hills and Badlands of South Dakota. There are pictures here.

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8. Jesus’ Teaching or Dysfunctional Situations?

I believe the most important teaching for family and church relationships comes from Jesus. I believe that my way of relating as a man to women and as a husband to my wife should meet the standards Jesus taught for … Continue reading

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To love at all is to be vulnerable.

To love at all is to be vulnerable. Love anything, and your heart will certainly be wrung and possibly broken. If you want to make sure of keeping it intact, you must give your heart to no one, not even … Continue reading

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Thinking about sex?

I’ve been asked in past days about whether the standard that sex before marriage is wrong – that Christians must wait for marriage to have sex – might not be a cultural standard from biblical times that doesn’t apply in … Continue reading

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7. Beginnings

While the precise relationship between the original creation and the new heaven and new earth of biblical prophecy is a matter deserving more extended consideration, it seems clear that in the kingdom of God there is a sense of “undoing” … Continue reading

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6. Cultural and Social Norms and Scripture

Some have found it helpful, when seeking to understand the scripture passages that speak of the place of women in the church and in marriage, to consider also those passages that speak of Christians in the context of slavery. These … Continue reading

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13. Further Reading – Links and References

The main evangelical organizations formed to support particular views on women in family and ministry are good sources of references and information. The complementarian organization is the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood. The egalitarian organization is Christians for Biblical … Continue reading

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