Category Archives: Marriage

A Thousand Weeks

Last week I stumbled upon a surprising truth. On a lark, I decided to calculate how long Sunny and I had been married. Of course, I knew we’d been married 19 years, but I wanted to know the exact number … Continue reading

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Marriage with a Mission

Earlier this month, our family traveled to New York City for our summer vacation. We had a great time seeing all the sights. One of our highlights was seeing the city from the top of Rockefeller Center — the “Top … Continue reading

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Seventeen

Seventeen years. In some ways, it doesn’t seem right. Wait, we’ve been married seventeen years? Are we old enough to have been married that long? Then again, I honestly can’t remember what my life was like prior to marrying Sunny. … Continue reading

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Already and Not Yet: Becoming a Husband

I originally wrote this for a friend’s blog last month. Decided to post it here as well. The Kingdom of heaven is like becoming a husband. Allow me to explain. On August 14, 1999, I stood before everyone I know … Continue reading

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Church: Where Seasons Converge

Rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep. — Romans 12:15 As someone who has spent most of the past 20 years working in the local church, this might be my favorite description of the church. We are … Continue reading

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Love Never Fails

1 Corinthians 13 is a text that I’ve read at nearly every wedding over which I’ve presided. That’s great; these are certainly fitting words for such an occasion. But there’s a flip side to such familiarity. If we come to … Continue reading

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Best Books of 2014

Time for my annual list of the best books I’ve read this year. Every year I set a goal for myself to read 52 books – one per week. After years of coming close, I finally hit the mark back … Continue reading

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