Some would say humour, like music, defies analysis. It is too complex, diverse, and personal. How do we decide if we have the freedom to be funny?
Submission doesn’t mean wives are doormats, blindly carrying out orders. It means they’re willingly supportive of their husband’s leadership. Dignity, equality, and unity are the essentials of submission.
Ephesians 5:22-6:9 presents unfamiliar, often unexplored territory in the oceans of marriage.
Marriage is a partnership, not a dictatorship. Christlike leadership is based on love, grace, and honour.
People don't always give marriage the time it needs to grow and mature. Instead, we give up on the pattern God instituted and look for quick fixes and easy outs. Paul reminds us that there is a better way.
Why, instead of leading, are some men disengaged, uncommunicative, and withdrawn from their wives, families, and churches? Here are a few possibilities.
Many think the Spirit’s sole responsibility is to perform miracles, like when Peter commanded the paralyzed man to walk. But these miracles do not occur in the everyday lives of most Christians.
What does “become like little children” mean? How are we to come to Jesus as a child? Six faith lessons come to mind about what children can teach us about childlike faith.
Imagine this was your last winter. What would you do? Would you build a snowman just because you could? Would you enjoy a roaring fire and a good book? Would it make a difference if you knew this was your last winter? You bet it would.
Few things are more foundational to a productive life than walking. That is not only true in the physical realm but especially so in the spiritual realm. However, the tragedy is apparent: many in God's family (dare we say most?) have little or no knowledge of the way to do it. Let's dispel the ignorance and remove confusion regarding the manner in which God's children are to walk.