What Does It Look Like to Cherish Your Bride?

Cherishing Your Bride The Lord has been challenging me lately to become more intentional in cherishing my wife. It is easy for our wives to feel undervalued because we can so easily take them for granted. Our wives are like beautiful orchids that demand tender care and wise attention. Therefore, we must proactively work to … Continue reading What Does It Look Like to Cherish Your Bride?

Weddings Serve as a Signpost to a Greater Wedding

We are one week and one day from the wedding of our first daughter, Elizabeth. Like her name means, we have consecrated her to God before she was born. We have prayed for the young man who would be her husband. How thrilling to meet him and see God's answer to our prayers. A wedding … Continue reading Weddings Serve as a Signpost to a Greater Wedding

Sepulchers of Shame or Sanctuaries of Grace?

If you are a church-goer, for much of your life you have come to church and been slain with guilt.  Churches can so quickly become sepulchers of shame, blame-shifting, and hostility rather than sanctuaries of grace. The Catholic apologist and contemporary of C.S. Lewis, Dorothy Sayers’ writes about the oft-embraced view that the church has … Continue reading Sepulchers of Shame or Sanctuaries of Grace?