Age Differences

Age Differences

When I began my third decade as a single, being part of a singles group where most of the women were in their 20s, I found myself thinking about when a difference in age between a man and a woman becomes “too much.” I searched the Scriptures. I asked for...
Why Men Delay Getting Married

Why Men Delay Getting Married

Some time ago on Boundless, the webzine I used to edit, I listed 10 reasons men don’t commit. I think it’s worth repeating here. According to a Rutgers University National Marriage Project study that’s a few years old now, men have a hard time...
Aspire to Marry a Sinner

Aspire to Marry a Sinner

I was clicking through some posts on a singles forum and came across one titled “Dream wife and Dream husband.” I admit that I was surprised at the maturity of the responses. Dream spouse characteristics included honest, church-going, non-judgmental,...
Father-Father’s Day Proclamation

Father-Father’s Day Proclamation

This past Friday, President Obama released a proclamation marking Sunday as Father’s Day. Overall, it’s a very pleasant piece of prose. He recognizes the sacred bonds between a father and his children, he encourages readers to honor the role fathers play...
Loss

Loss

Yesterday morning, I slipped our new videocamera into my jacket pocket and headed out the door with my wife and oldest daughter. We were going to the hospital to hear our 10-week-old baby’s heartbeat for the first time, and I wanted to capture that exciting...
Love and Marriage: Luther Style

Love and Marriage: Luther Style

Martin Luther and I have at least two things in common: We were both born in Germany and we both married later in life than the average person. Oh, and a third: We both married women more than a decade younger than us. Today’s featured article, written by...