In a World Of Enmity, Christ Calls Us to Empathy

In a World Of Enmity, Christ Calls Us to Empathy

As I followed the #MeToo threads on social media last Fall, it didn’t take long to notice that most people were responding in one of two ways: either they voiced support for the women (and the few men) who bravely revealed their wounds or they discounted the stories...
Can We Disagree Like Christians?

Can We Disagree Like Christians?

Is it biblical for Christians to agree to disagree? That depends. When writing to the Corinthian Church regarding issues that were divisive, the Apostle Paul discouraged fellow believers from criticizing or condemning each other and instead, encouraged them to “live...
The Profound Spiritual Truth of Marriage, at Relevant Magazine

The Profound Spiritual Truth of Marriage, at Relevant Magazine

When a married couple pursues Christ together does it change the DNA of their marriage? Hopefully, yes. I know many couples with no connection to organized religion who have wonderful, healthy marriages. They are good communicators, strong advocates for each other and...
Featured Interview in Counseling Couch Confessions

Featured Interview in Counseling Couch Confessions

At Relevant Magazine: Going to counseling is a deeply personal decision for a couple–one that can dramatically and positively affect a relationship. Even if you’ve spent time in counseling, there’s still a curiosity factor about what other people talk about when...
Your Childhood Wounds May Be Hurting Your Marriage

Your Childhood Wounds May Be Hurting Your Marriage

My first engagement did not culminate in the wedding of my dreams. I was fearful, clingy, and manipulative. He was prone to relational claustrophobia, compelling him to demand “space”—which triggered more insecurity on my end. This dynamic caused us such pain and...