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Cultivating Intimacy: Part 3

Cultivating Intimacy

We went to the movies a couple of years ago—nothing worthy of an Oscar, just your average big-budget blockbuster. There we were, Nancy and I, eating popcorn, enjoying a soda, sporting our highly fashionable 3D glasses and watching the story unfold—when it happened. It was subtle. The girl in the movie hinted at her love for a boy in the …

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Cultivating Intimacy: Part 2

Cultivating Intimacy

My wife Nancy and I have an amazing sex life. I’m sure you’re all very happy for us. I share this not to brag, but rather to make an important point about intimacy, one that applies to every level of intimacy but is most easily explained through talking about great sex. Our marriage hasn’t always been great in every facet. …

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My Ex’s Secrets In A Safe

My Ex's Secrets in a Safe

I remember clearly the day I discovered his secret. The keys my husband had always so closely guarded were on the kitchen counter, and he was asleep upstairs. I contemplated on whether or not I should take them. Eventually I did. I slowly walked into our guest room and turned the knob on the closet door. There it was … …

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Secret To A Great Relationship Part 2: Faithfulness

Secret to a great marriage

First Key For Friendship – Faithfulness Recently, I sat on an airplane between two men who turned out to be a couple of buddies going to a football game together. “We went on a fishing trip to Canada last year,” one of them said, “and I left my wife of seven months pregnant and starting early labor pains.” I remember …

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Does Age Difference Matter?

Age in the Bible hardly seemed to matter, and today we see older women dating younger men and older men dating younger women. There is no limit on what God can do to bring two people together. However, the thing that really matters is the heart. Ask yourself why you want to date a person so much younger than yourself. …

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Do You Have Difficult Friendships?

Do you have difficult friendships?

Besides my relationship with Christ, one of the most important things to me on this earth is my relationship with my family and friends. Many of us subconsciously categorize our relationships. Some of my relationships are with Facebook friends. Some are with people I only see when I attend church or business functions. Some are with friends I have had …

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Cultivating Intimacy: Part 1

Cultivating Intimacy

“For now we see in a mirror dimly, but then face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I have been fully known.” (1 Corinthians 13:12, ESV) Intimacy. To know and to be known. This is not some marginal aspect of the human experience. It is the center of the target. We were …

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How Important Is Virginity?

How Important is Virginity?

I recently got an email from a concerned virgin: a young man who is troubled by the sexual sins of his partner’s past. His voice is just one in the choir of hundreds of young men and women whom I meet with and counsel, people whose hearts are bogged down with disappointment at the unreciprocated sexual purity they face in …

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Secret To A Great Relationship: Part 1

Secret to a great marriage

Key For Friendship : Introduction Friendship is a fundamental need of the human heart. Although they shed little or no light on the question of what a real friend is, even the sitcoms that have dominated TV programming in recent years attest to the fact that the subject of friendship—or, more accurately, our deep hunger for friendship and our pain …

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Honor and Honesty Even When It Hurts

Honor and Honesty

Oh the fun and adventure of being single in this crazy world, staying close to God’s heart, navigating the many rules of relationships, and living with a smile on your face in the process! I am a woman who happens to be incredibly passionate, ridiculously romantic, and Heavenly hopeful for love. I have the great privilege of being a single …

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