In Friday’s post, I mentioned the need to keep the fun in our marriages. Even as we juggle the many challenging aspects of married life, it’s good to find things to laugh about. Not only is laughter good for the soul (Proverbs 17:22), but I also think it’s God’s perfect medicine.
- February 17, 2014 |
It is a tragic outcome of our meet-up, hook-up, shack-up culture that a woman who "doesn't" is at a competitive disadvantage with women who "do." Indeed, the prospect of being edged out of the romance market has quelled the qualms of many a woman who, in a prior time, could have successfully held out for a ceremony, a ring, or, at least, a verbal commitment.
- February 15, 2014 |
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Under a new proposed law in Belgium, parents and a terminally ill child can decide if the child should be euthanized.
Bill Gothard, the fundamentalist pastor and founder of the Institute in Basic Life Principles, as well as Advanced Training Institute, has been accused of sexually harassing women who worked for his organization.
According to Muqeet, Valentine’s Day has no relevance or place in a Pakistani society; it is only “vulgarity” and a challenge to the sacred system of family as conceived in Islam.
A federal judge struck down Virginia’s ban on homosexual marriage late Thursday as being unconstitutional.
A Christian woman a few years into her marriage once reflected back on the days leading up to her wedding: “As excited as we were to start our new life together, my husband and I were also a little fearful. We had heard from so many Christian couples, and in so many sermons, about how difficult and challenging marriage is. You can’t help but think, ‘Am I crazy to go through with this?’”
The Indonesian government responded to Muslim protests by closing four Pentecostal churches, reports Charisma News.
A Republican lawmaker has recently proposed a bill that would require Alabama schools to begin each day with prayer.
Nearly one-third of US adolescents consume high-caffeine energy drinks or "shots," and these teens report higher rates of alcohol, cigarette, or drug use, reports a study in the January/February Journal of Addiction Medicine.
Blogger Lisa-Jo Baker is working with both U.S. and South African organizations to build a community center in Muabane for local women and children.
A controversial measure allowing children the “right to die” is expected to pass the Belgium parliament on Thursday. If passed, the European nation would become the first in the world to allow terminally ill minors the option to end their lives.
Two stories caught my attention this past week. Both reflect our culture’s trend away from two very important words: “personal responsibility.”
All married people were once single – but it’s surprising how quickly we forget what it was like to navigate everyday life as a single person.
The American Heritage Girls is now offering girls a “Respect Life” merit badge. The badge honors girls who are involved in pro-life activities
Spending too much time playing violent video games can delay a teen gamer's ability to tell the difference between right and wrong, a new Canadian study says.
Despite a face-to-face meeting between the warring parties in Geneva, Syrian peace talks have been slow and largely ineffective.
Jenni Allen, author and Bible teacher in Austen Texas, recently held an interdenominational women’s conference that was attended by 1,200 women in Austin, TX.
Pope Benedict XVI, now retired and living in seclusion inside the Vatican, is at peace in his new role and believes history will vindicate his difficult eight-year papacy, his closest aide said in a rare interview.