Something New under the Sun: Hyper-Reality and Pornography – Christian Article

In a 2018 piece in New York Magazine, Max Read inquired, “How much of the internet is fake?” He asked this not so much about factual content or so-called “fake news,” but rather because “studies generally suggest that, year after year, less than 60 percent of web traffic is human; some years, according to some researchers, a healthy majority of it is bot.” Nonetheless, that observation carries deep implications for the possibilities of truth and its perception, beyond the mere…

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Couples and Social Media Use – Christian Article

by Elias Moitinho, PhD, LPC-S, LPC, LMFT & Denise Moitinho, PhD You may have clients who complain about their spouse’s excessive use of technology and social media and how it interferes negatively with their marital relationship. We know that married couples enter counseling for a variety of reasons, and yes, poor communication, which leads to an escalation of conflict, is indeed among the top reasons.[1] You may have helped couples deal with more complicated situations, such as affairs, pornography, or some other…

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Hold on Tight! The Neurochemistry of Infatuation and Lifelong Love – Christian Article

by W. Jesse Gill, Psy.D. Do you remember your early days of falling in love with your spouse? With a flushed face, beating heart, and a mind that could not stop thinking of your beloved, you were drawn to him or her. You may have felt boundless energy, inspiration, and a reduced need for sleep on this thrill ride. Maybe you even felt a little bit high or “punch drunk” just being with your sweetheart. I remember those days fondly with…

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Elders and Marriage: The Husband of One Wife – Christian Article

Podcast (crosstalk): Play in new window | Download | Embed Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | In today’s Bible study, Wes and Travis discuss an email from a listener named Gayla, who wants to know about various applications of 1 Timothy 3:2. Does being the husband of one wife disqualify men who have been divorced? What about men who have been widowed? This discussion impacts many churches and we hope it is helpful. If you have a passage or topic…

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Long Before You Marry – JIM MARTIN – Christian Article

It is awfully difficult for children to rise above the emotional and spiritual maturity of their father and mother. Impossible? No. Hard? It often is. So many married men and women feel very much alone spiritually. Many single dads and moms are in church each Sunday, all too aware Years ago, she married a great guy. Yet, he is not a part of the congregation that his wife and children call “home.” He has many good qualities but the kids…

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A Look Back on My Superhero Habits – Youth Ministry Christian Article

It has been about a year since I wrote “Sidekick Strategies That Lead to Superhero Habits.” It sounds suspiciously like a “New Year’s Resolutions” blog, but my goal was to kick start some healthy new practices in my life. You can that original post here. In it, I share five habits I intended to create or grow: 1. Date My Wife, 2. Journaling, 3. Praying, 4. Reading, and 5. Encouraging Others. Yes, it was ambitious—I’m grateful for small victories (and…

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Is It OK to Being Single? Here’s What You Should Know – Youth Ministry Christian Article

In our day, we marry later and delay starting a family. Through selfishness, some North Americans have written off the institution of marriage altogether and have decided on being single. In light of these realities, Christians rightly underscore the goodness of marriage and the family. But, on occasion, we emphasize marriage so much that we give the impression that being single represents a lesser state. It does not. It is not just okay to be single, but for those so…

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3 Ways to Battle Bitterness in Marriage – Christian Article

Most of us knows the story of the Trojan horse. For 10 years the warriors of ancient Greece besieged the city of Troy, but the stalwart defenders withstood their advances. Finally, Greece gave up frontal assaults and resorted to deception. They made a great wooden horse, inserted a band of commandos into its belly, and withdrew. Convinced their besiegers had given up, and curious about the horse, the men of Troy dragged the great statue into their city and went…

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Help! I Resent My Husband’s Long Work Hours – Christian Article

My husband works long hours and travels a lot. I want to cheerfully support the work God has called him to, but I’m growing resentful. How can I think about this in a better way? Oh, sister, I see you. For a brief season of my life, my husband had a job that, while satisfying, required long work hours and lots of travel. I too battled resentment. It crept into my heart like weeds in a garden and threatened to…

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Where Excuses Stop — Life Begins – Christian Article

People treat us bad, things go wrong, life is not working out like we want…this is where the excuses begin and life ends. At the outset, this sounds harsh, but stay with me–there is redemption.  When we are mistreated there is an emotional response that begins within us.  Justice starts to cry out and demands to shine through like the noon day sun.  However, justice is often blocked out by the clouds of unfairness.  In every moment of everyday we…

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Reviving Marital Relationship – Pastor Faith Oyedepo – Christian Article

Intimacy is the closeness of your relationship with your spouse – emotionally, spiritually, intellectually, sexually, and in many other ways. Intimacy is not an end goal but rather a journey that lasts throughout your marriage. Intimacy can have different meanings for men and women. However, all human beings have the basic need to be intimate with another person. Women are often portrayed as having the desire for emotional intimacy while men are portrayed as only having a desire for sexual…

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Reviving Marital Relationship – Pastor Faith Oyedepo ecclezzia.com – Christian Article

  You may ask, But why reviving? You will agree with me that in many homes, the level of love between a couple few years after marriage is not usually at the same level it was few months after the wedding. In most families, it is always on the decrease.  I will be sharing with you the first step to reviving or renewing your marital relationship. One of the things that must be in place is your Expectation. The Word…

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The Purpose Of Courtship – Faith Oyedepo ecclezzia.com – Christian Article

Peace and blessings in Jesus name! Last time I looked at the purpose of courtship and some factors that will enhance the quality of your courtship. Today, I shall go further by looking at the next important step towards marriage which is, “Formal Engagement and A Public Christian Wedding”. Formal Engagement This is a good process to follow. This is a time to formally and publicly introduce yourselves to parents, relations and friends. In some cultures, it is also a…

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7 Tips To Ensure A Successful Marriage – Pastor Sam Adeyemi ecclezzia.com – Christian Article

May 10th, 2019 Taiwo Ibrahim Couples, Family, Marriage 52 The Purpose Of Courtship – Faith Oyedepo May 10th, 2019 Sam Adeyemi And Wife Celebrate 26th Wedding Anniversary May 1st, 2019 How To Sustain A Godly Home – Faith Oyedepo April 26th, 2019 Marriage… This is Only a Snippet of a Christian Article written by Taiwo Ibrahim Read Full Article

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Dr Paul Enenche And Becky Enenche Celebrate 25th Wedding Anniversary ecclezzia.com – Christian Article

Dr. Paul Enenche and Dr Becky Enenche are celebrating 25 years of marital bliss, impact and undiluted love. Here are the things you need to know about their Union. Dr. Pastor Paul and Dr. Mrs Becky Enenche studied Medicine in the University of Jos and are qualified Medical Doctors. They were both members of the Executive Committee (EXCO) of the same fellowship on Campus. Brother Paul (as he then was) greatly admired Sister Becky’s passion as a young lady on…

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Maintaining Spiritual Fervency In Marriage – Christian Article

Why Do You Need to Maintain Spiritual Fervency in Marriage? Spirituality is a growth in our relationship with God. It is not an achievement; rather, it is a journey, a process that gives room for growth and advancement. To be spiritual is to walk with God according to His dictates as stated in His Word. To be spiritually fervent, therefore, means to have a strong and sincere connection with God. 1. It is Commanded by God: To be spiritually minded at…

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The Hidden Life of Trees – Christian Article

//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push(); This article is dedicated to my daughter and son-in-law, Hannah and James, as they approach their first wedding anniversary. Below are the words of the address I gave on their wedding day… Today is a significant step in our collective family trees.   So what I would like to reflect on for a moment is just that – trees. I know that sounds strange but please hear me out. We probably all know that trees…

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Love in the Time of Jordan Peterson – Christian Article

By Daniel De Carlo The decline of marriage in the United States has become a cause for hand wringing, especially among our ruling class of centrist pundits who man the battlestations of our nation’s indispensable middle-brow newspapers. The emerging conventional wisdom? The current, well documented and precipitous decline in marriage has been caused by a confluence of social and economic forces: the mainstreaming of the ‘60– well, really ‘70’s– free love ethos, currently manifesting itself in the form of “hookup…

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A Game Changer for the Selfishness Problem – Christian Article

By Dave & Ann Wilson One Saturday several years ago, we flew to Illinois to watch one of our sons play in a college football game. As I (Dave) drove our rental car from the Chicago airport to the stadium, I glanced over at Ann, who was napping. I thought to myself, I am so lucky to be married to this woman. I took note of the cute little lines on her beautiful face and reminisced about all the memories…

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How To Tackle Marital Pressure – Christian Article

As a single man or lady, you don’t have to be full of anxiety in expectation of the day when you will be married. Remember God’s desire is that as His child, every additional day of your life should be exciting and full of purpose (Proverbs 4:18). Refuse anxiety. Anxiety is a feeling of fear or apprehension about what’s to come.  It is a spirit from hell to torment and confuse believers. It is a killer disease which needs a…

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An Interview with Nancy Pearcey – CBMW – Christian Article

You, too, can help support the ministry of CBMW. We are a non-profit organization that is fully-funded by individual gifts and ministry partnerships. Your contribution will go directly toward the production of more gospel-centered, church-equipping resources. This is Only a Snippet of a Christian Article written by CBMW Read Full Article

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Forget January, Hello MANuary | Courageous Christian Father

2016 provided a fresh start for many across the nation, FamilyLife®, a nonprofit organization focused on developing godly marriages and families, challenged the men of America to participate in MANuary, a push for 50,000 men to step up to courageous manhood and personal growth in the new year. That challenge still goes on today! “America has a crisis of manhood. Men have an inborn desire for greatness, but that desire is a constant target for hijacking. All sorts of messages…

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