Our marriage easily becomes our idol, the thing we seek more than we seek God. It is even easier for our expectations of our spouse to become an idol, the image in our head of what our spouse should look like or do. Continue reading only a picture
Sacrifice is the essence of covenant making. And the sacrifice you both offer today is yourselves Continue reading for Kenny and Katelyn, on covenant
The folks over at CNN are warning us that the marriage apocalypse is just around the corner. They are always warning us about something, since ratings indicate they have half as many viewers as FOX. Continue reading the sky is falling
Imagine the grace poured out on us when we least expected it, and the forgiveness extended to us when we least deserved it. Imagine it and emulate it. Continue reading how did Christ love the church?
Covenant making is not merely about the symbolism of what we do here this afternoon. It is about substance. This is no mere contract that you make. Continue reading why marriage matters
We cherish and nurture our own body—yet in marriage we become one flesh. We take care of ourselves. We look out for ourselves. And in marriage men learn better than anywhere else to love someone else, to look after her interests, to be thoughtful and careful and kind. Continue reading marriage as transformation
Marriage is a covenant, not a compromise between drapes and blinds, or white walls and eggplant colored throws. It is not about the art; it’s about the heart. Continue reading the end of a love affair