Sometimes readers of the Bible see the conditions that God lays down for his blessing and they conclude from these conditions that our action is first and decisive, then God responds to bless us. That is not right.
We receive so many questions each month, that there just isn't space or time to answer them all. So we've decided to mix it up and are giving short answers to five questions in one column. Read on to see what "He" and "She" have said.
- October 29, 2009 |
How can you get your emotional needs met when your spouse won't meet them?
- October 23, 2009 |
Instead of focusing on Michael Jackson's private life or his particular oddities, This Is It is really all about the music and a farewell tour that'll never see the light of day, a move that ultimately casts Jackson, and his legacy, in a more favorable light.
- October 28, 2009 |
President Obama's "free to live and love as we see fit" language was set in a context larger than the hate crimes bill. He opened the door far beyond heterosexual, homosexual, and bisexual.
- October 30, 2009 |
Social media has become part of the fabric of American youth culture. Here are some of my thoughts on handling social media in your home.
The ELCA's new principle of "bound-conscience" actually embraces and leads to what Martin Luther most feared -- a burlesque of conflicting consciences without accountability to the Scriptures.
- October 31, 2003 |
“Professor Kuehne,” a student will say, “are you seriously going to try to persuade us that if we forgo [sex] outside of marriage we can have a fulfilling life?" It's a tough sell these days.
Lori was choosing to stay in a dating relationship that was clearly unhealthy and unsafe. I knew God had more in store for Lori. But Lori apparently didn't believe that...
- October 15, 2009 |
If you care about people and risk talking to the depressed, the doubting, the skeptical, the confused, and the angry, you will soon run into a person who will minimize your counsel and say it doesn't work.
- October 10, 2008 |
A budget is an expression of your personality and motivational style. Consider these four money motivation styles and how they affect your marriage.
- October 19, 2009 |
Someone once said, "For a Christian to celebrate Halloween would be as proper as a Holocaust survivor trying to celebrate Hitler's birthday." Yet so many believers continue to do so without considering what they are doing. Why?
- October 21, 2009 |
Avoiding eye contact, not offering greetings, and other anti-social behavior is common, but hardly Christian. How do we overcome natural indifference - even hostility - toward others?
- October 23, 2009 |
This is a question I'm asked all too frequently as women leave marriages at astounding rates...
- October 12, 2009 |
Why do our evangelical Lord’s Supper services so often look like the clinical communal rinse-and-spit of fluoride at an elementary school rather than like a loving family gathered around a feast table?
Discouragement comes out of hopelessness. But so does hope. Here's how you can look to God, the source of A Hope and a Future.
- October 16, 2009 |