For Gospel Today’s May/June 2012, we sat with Christian hip-hop artist Trip Lee and his wife, Jessica, to highlight the strength and maturity of their marriage, despite their ages. Make sure you check out the interview in the Youth & Young Adult column! Trip Lee and Jessica each wrote blog posts describing their process of […]
In the 2012 March/April issue of Gospel Today, Love Life columnist Lisa M. Tait offered incredible advice about the importance of terminating toxic friendships. Once you’ve done that, though, you’ve got to strengthen the friendship within your marriage. [table id=6 /] Check out the video below, in which renowned pastor Mark Driscoll sits with Pastor […]
When you say, â€œI doâ€ you are saying â€œYes Lordâ€”to your will and your way in this relationship.â€If your current marriage relationship is not â€œministryâ€ focused, all is not lost. Here are some things you can do to solidify your love and clarify your ministry of marriage:
A FEWS WEEKS AGO, I COUNSELED TWO TEENAGERS (UNDER THE AGE OF 16) WITH SIX SUICIDE ATTEMPTS BETWEEN THEM. Their parents were desperate to get help. These kids were suffering from severe mental health issues but the toll of their behavior on their parents\’ relationship was equally devastating. According to a recent New York Times […]
By Harry R. Jackson, Jr. The President’s announcement, Wednesday, February 23rd, that he will no longer defend the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was shocking to millions of Americans. Yet his timing was not just an act of personal conscience, it was done in concert with the deliberations of the Maryland State Senate which […]
Great marriages take work. Many couples have overcome great challenges, only after considering each others’ feelings and remaining open to change. Has your marriage suffered from a major heart attack? Do you and your spouse need help recreating a ‘heart healthy” marriage? Well, consider the following scenario; it could help heal the “broken heart” and […]
According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than 3 million women are, or have been wives or girlfriends of men who secretly have sex with other men. The New York Times reports 20% of America’s gay men in are in heterosexual marriages and that least 50% of the gay men in America have fathered […]
By Dr. Lisa Tate It\’s been twenty years since Pam and John got married. During the first two years of their marriage there was plenty of romance. John would bring home flowers and the couple would spend passionate weekends together. On occasion, Pam would go in late to work in order to enjoy intimate time […]
By Darryl Izzard What was once a website created exclusively for students of Harvard University has become the ultimate social staple of our era. Facebook has come so far that it is rare to meet anyone these days who has not succumbed to making their own profile. While there are obvious benefits to the ease […]
By Darryl Izzard If you really want to know how people feel about the answer to this question just look around you! Judging from the actions and lifestyles in our world today, it is apparent that many people agree that sex before marriage is NOW acceptable; but how does God feel about it? Statistics show […]
by Delisha Easley I\’m 27 and a virgin. It definitely hasn\’t been easy. But I made an educated and logical decision to remain a virgin with my â€œwholeâ€ person. From a medical standpoint, virginity simply means remaining pureâ€”not just abstaining from sex but also from alcohol, drugs, and cigarettes. A virgin does not have to […]
Is infidelity unforgivable? Should Christians handle infidelity differently than non-Christians?
What is the most critical component of living out a satisfying and meaningful marriage is a correct understanding of God\’s intention for marriage. Marriage is a covenantal union designed to strengthen the capability of each partner to carry out the plan of God in their lives. Marriages today are deteriorating at such a high rate […]
â€œWhat can I do to save my marriage?â€ As a counselor, this is the most frequently asked question that I encounter. If you take seriously the covenant of marriage between a husband, wife and God, it is painful to even consider divorce as an option.