Relationships

Why Do All Good Things Come to An End?
Featured, Relationships

Why Do All Good Things Come to An End?

I was listening to Nelly Furtado’s song All Good Things, teasing a friend of mine, and asking why do all good things really come to an end. Have you ever found yourself asking that question? You’re enjoying yourself and blissfully happy—you know that fun vacation or happy relationship or much needed bonus, and then, you…

Should Widowed Seniors Marry Again?
Culture, Featured, Relationships

Should Widowed Seniors Marry Again?

We have thoughts on that subject. Bertha and I were married to our spouses–Gary and Margaret–for some 52 years each. The Lord took Gary to heaven in May 2014 and he took Margaret in January 2015. While we had never met each other’s families, Gary and I had been friends since seminary in the 1960s….

Cohabitation: A Conversation Starter
Featured, Relationships, Singles

Cohabitation: A Conversation Starter

Guest Author Brad Hambrick, Pastor of Counseling, The Summit Church When dating or engaged couples are preparing for marriage they often ask questions like this one: My fiancé and I are getting married in a few months, but have been living together for a while. When we were doing our pre-marital counseling we were told…

A Little Scandal This Christmas
Christmas, Relationships

A Little Scandal This Christmas

For many years I always thought about the Christmas story from Mary’s perspective. She is, after all, the parent in the Holy Family that gets the most screen time…page time? And then my son was born. He wasn’t my first child, but he was my son. My little dude. Me: Part II. Please hold off…

So This Is Christmas: The Gift of Complaining
Christmas, Relationships

So This Is Christmas: The Gift of Complaining

A joyful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones. -Proverbs 17:22 Why are we celebrating Christmas on December 25? Why is there a Christmas tree in the Sanctuary? Why do I have to give up my parking space for once-a-year visitors? Pastor, your sermons sound the same every Christmas. I’m…

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