Addiction · Counseling · Fred Jacoby · Guest Blogger · Marriage · Pornography · Purity · Sexuality

Five Reasons Why Pornography Hinders Your Relationships Part II

By Guest Blogger Fred Jacoby Once in a while I take a week to point you to other voices who speak truth. One of the ways I do this is by having a guest blogger. I’ve known Fred Jacoby for several years. He has been a great friend and mentor, and I have enjoyed his… Continue reading Five Reasons Why Pornography Hinders Your Relationships Part II

Fred Jacoby · Marriage · Obedience · Pornography · Premarital Sex

Five Reasons Why Pornography Hinders Your Relationships Part I

By Guest Blogger Fred Jacoby Once in a while I take a week to point you to other voices who speak truth. One of the ways I do this is by having a guest blogger. I’ve known Fred Jacoby for several years. He has been a great friend and mentor, and I have enjoyed his… Continue reading Five Reasons Why Pornography Hinders Your Relationships Part I

Grace · Marriage · Others First

Marriage Tips From I Corinthians Part 2

This is part of a series on marriage tips from the passage I Corinthians 13. As was stated in the first blog, I Corinthians isn’t a passage just in regards to marriage. The Christian philosophy of how to love others can easily be applied as well. Last time we listed three practical tips on marriage:… Continue reading Marriage Tips From I Corinthians Part 2

Communication · Listening · Marriage · Spouse

3 Tips for Better Communication with Your Spouse with Fred Jacoby

Every once in awhile I take a week to point you to other voices who speak truth. One of the ways I do this is by having a guest blogger. I’ve known Fred Jacoby for several years. He has been a great friend and mentor, and I have enjoyed his ministry – Foundations Christian Counseling… Continue reading 3 Tips for Better Communication with Your Spouse with Fred Jacoby

Envy · Kindness · Love · Marriage · patience

Three Practical Marriage Tips

If we were to take a poll of wedding ceremonies and which passages are most read, chances are I Corinthians 13 would be at the top.  Dozens of couples I have performed a ceremony for over the years, had someone read I Corinthians 13 during nuptials.  Now the context of I Corinthians 13 is not… Continue reading Three Practical Marriage Tips

Adam · Affirmation · Genesis · Love Languages · Marriage

Adam’s First Words to His Wife

Several years ago a local church had a small marriage enrichment weekend retreat. Our church was invited and several couples attended. It was a great time for everyone to get away from the kids, hear God’s Word, and take time to focus on growing our marriages. The speaker that weekend was Doug Finkbeiner, a Christian… Continue reading Adam’s First Words to His Wife

Marriage · Money · Sacrifice · Sex · Time

In Defense of the Christian Husband

I know that this article is going to sound like a defense of myself as a husband, but this is a defense of all Christian husbands. I write in defense of them, because  Christian husbands have been beaten up over the last decade or two by secularists. They believe that Christianity is ruining all spheres… Continue reading In Defense of the Christian Husband

Cast Iron · Marriage

A Marriage Forged in Cast Iron

This article was written by Tim and originally was published in Holt Magazine. It was commissioned through the general editor Joffre Swait and printed digitally June of 2018. When my wife and I were first married we did what every couple does. We went to the store and filled our house with toiletries, decorations, and… Continue reading A Marriage Forged in Cast Iron

God's Will · Husband · Marriage · Prayer · Wife

3 Times God Doesn’t Answer Prayer

Many people see God as a magic genie when it comes to prayer. Rub the lamp, make your wish (pray) and the genie will provide what you have asked for. Prayer does not work like this. As a result, what happens then is people deduce that either prayer does not work, or that God does… Continue reading 3 Times God Doesn’t Answer Prayer

Gospel · Jesus · Marriage · Premarital Sex · Sex

Why Christians Believe in Marriage Before Sex

Throughout the latter part of last century there was a lot of  “legalism” in the church. There are many different kinds of legalism,  but I am referring to the kind which adds laws to God‘s laws. Many churches, pastors, and Christians started to move away from this in the new millennia. Again I’m not specifically… Continue reading Why Christians Believe in Marriage Before Sex