Top 10 Articles of August 2009
- Compiled & Edited by Crosswalk Editorial Staff
- 2009 1 Sep
12 Traits of an Abusive Relationship
By Laura Petherbridge
In an attempt to help singles avoid a destructive relationship or a painful marriage I offer insight on how to detect a toxic, abusive person...
The Husband's Sanctifying Role in Marriage
By Bob Lepine
In a very real sense, God the Holy Spirit is the agent of sanctification in the life of believers. Although his ministry to us is sometimes direct and personal, he often chooses to work through the lives of others to press us toward holiness. In marriage the husband plays a special role in encouraging his wife's spiritual growth.
Parenting Adult Children: Six Steps to Sanity
By Allison Bottke
Sanity is what we gain when we stop focusing on our adult children and begin to focus on changing our own attitudes and behaviors...
To Tithe or Not to Tithe? That is the Question.
By Steven G. Scalici
How much of our income is to be given to God as the firstfruits? Should you tithe even if you can't pay your bills? No matter what your situation, the key to honoring God with our finances is remembering that our money is really not ours.
Is It Biblical to Be Funny?
By Mark Driscoll
In Religion Saves , Pastor Mark Driscoll set out to determine the most controversial questions among visitors to the Mars Hill Church website, and received hundreds of requests. Here he tackles one of the top nine questions: what should Christians find funny?
Obama Is Not the Anti-Christ
By Dr. John Mark Reynolds
Mostly we can afford to sigh and move on when videos like this are made and sent to us, but occasionally a snort of gentlemanly disgust is warranted.
10 Ways to Recover and Reconnect With Your Spouse
By Bill & Pam Farrel
There will be emotional meltdowns, communication faux paus and plain old mistakes in your marriage so you need to be good at recovering, recuperating and reconnecting. Consider these ten ways to mend the fence after a marital meltdown.
God is Good Even When Life is Bad
By James MacDonald
When things are going smoothly, you might not find it hard to believe that God is good. But if life takes a bad turn, you might ask, "How could a good God allow this?" Daniel can empathize.
Can Christians Use Birth Control?
By Mark Driscoll
Pastor Mark Driscoll set out to determine the most controversial questions among visitors to the Mars Hill Church website, and received hundreds of requests. Here he tackles one of the top nine questions: can Christians use birth control?