The Christian teaching about marriage that was radical (and will certainly enhance your marriage)

Remember your wedding day?  (Or maybe you are looking forward to it?)  It is an amazing day, filled with crazy, happy, anxiety and joy as you publicly vow to love your spouse for life.  The road before you seems clear and straight and free from any surprises or trouble. But before you know it, fiveContinue reading “The Christian teaching about marriage that was radical (and will certainly enhance your marriage)”

Why trajectory is vital to understanding the marital submission passage in 1 Peter 3:1-7

Rocket launches have been all the rage recently, with private companies getting in the new space race.  I have always been fascinated with space shuttles and astronauts, and thus love watching the blast-offs!  A nighttime launch with is fire trail is especially amazing.  See the trajectory? All week long we have been studying a controversialContinue reading “Why trajectory is vital to understanding the marital submission passage in 1 Peter 3:1-7”

How to be beautiful (and handsome)

How do we know if someone is beautiful or handsome? Societies and cultures around the world and through the ages have had different ideas about what is beautiful or handsome.  And a society’s standard of beauty can change as time goes by.  You can pretty much tell what our current American culture believes about beautyContinue reading “How to be beautiful (and handsome)”

The surprising reason Peter told wives to submit to their husbands

Do you agree or disagree with Fred Flintstone that a woman’s place is in the home?  Check out yesterday’s post for more on that.  This week we are studying what Peter says about roles in marriage, as found in 1st Peter 3:1-7.  Give it a read. There you’ll find that Peter says, “Wives, be submissiveContinue reading “The surprising reason Peter told wives to submit to their husbands”

Was Fred Flintstone right that a woman’s place is in the home?

How many of you remember the 1960s era cartoon, The Flintstones?  If you haven’t seen it, the cartoon is set in an imaginary cavemen society, except their society has all the amenities of modern society with cars, television, and neighborhoods.  The main characters, Fred and Wilma Flintstone, are husband and wife. In Season 2, EpisodeContinue reading “Was Fred Flintstone right that a woman’s place is in the home?”