Category Archives: Marriage

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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The Story: The Kinsman Redeemer

When was the last time you heard the story of Ruth? For many of you, it may have been a while. And that’s a shame, because it is a beautiful story of sorrow and redemption. It’s an unlikely love story; … Continue reading

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The Story: Just Right

Then the Lord God said, “It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper who is just right for him.” — Genesis 2:18 Genesis 1 offers a cosmic view of creation, beginning with the … Continue reading

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