The entire purpose of this enterprise is to encourage us all to prepare to serve God effectively in an environment that could be much more difficult than what we have known so far. My concerns are entirely missional. If your goal in life is “personal peace and affluence” (to use Francis Schaeffer’s words), this essay is not for you!
I just returned from seeing “The Nativity Story.” Seldom have I been so moved by a film, particularly at the climactic end.
Marriage was meant to be the closest, most intimate, most important, and most satisfying relationship on earth.