Bill Boekestein · Guest Blogger · Husband · Marriage · Spouse · Wife

Husband, 8 Admonitions to Loving Your Wife

For several years Bill and I ministered in neighboring towns in Northeastern PA. I have always found Bill thoughtful, and someone who attempts to be in line with Scripture. He is today’s guest blogger. This article was first published with Ligonier Ministries on July 14, 2021. “Husbands, love your wives and do not be bitter… Continue reading Husband, 8 Admonitions to Loving Your Wife

Dad · Dating · Daughters · Marriage · Parenting · Praise · Proverbs

Dad’s Weapons to Protect His Daughter

When it comes to protecting our daughters, God has given us many weapons. Godly men want to protect and provide for their daughters. They want them to marry men who will do the same – caring, loving, providing and meeting their needs. One way is to take our girls on “daddy dates” which you can… Continue reading Dad’s Weapons to Protect His Daughter

Christians · Family · Husband · Marriage · Spouse · Wife

Why Godly Men Leading in Marriage Does Not Devalue Women

Many skeptics attempt to dismantle the Bible or God in a variety of ways. One common attack is that Christianity devalues women. If we are honest with Scripture, this is not true. Often these attacks come from those who do not understand or haven’t taken time to look into Scripture as a whole. Let’s consider… Continue reading Why Godly Men Leading in Marriage Does Not Devalue Women

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