Tag Archives: marriage

Resources for a Sacred Marriage

This weekend we enjoyed a number of great teaching moments from author and teacher Gary Thomas. His teaching – to bring us closer to Christ and one another – is an excellent resource for those looking at relationships like marriage, … Continue reading

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Love for Singles and Married on Valentine’s Day

No matter what your love life looks like this Valentines Day, the love of God the Father in Christ Jesus challenges and transforms us into the image of the Son. Because He loved us, we ought to love one another! … Continue reading

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Zion’s Valentines Day Banquet & Sacred Marriage

This Valentine’s Day, bring your sweetheart to be reminded of God’s love and His calling to have a “sacred marriage.” Because of what Jesus has done, and how His Spirit is at work in us now, we want every aspect … Continue reading

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How to Think About Sex, Dating, & Relationships

Gerald Hiested, who recently authored Sex, Dating and Relationships: A Fresh Approach (Crossway, 2012) with Jay Thomas, was asked a few questions to help us understand what the Bible has to teach us in these fields. This interview is copied … Continue reading

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Marriage Conference Opportunity

FamilyLife is hosting their Art of Marriage workshop in nearby Osage, IA. Here’s the quick and dirty details: Friday, April 12, 6:45-9:15 p.m. Saturday, April 13, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. (1.5 hours off for lunch on your own) Location: Cedar River … Continue reading

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Encouragement for Singles and Sexual Purity

Steve DeWitt shares what he has learned about being single in America, right before getting married (for the first time!) to singles, young people, and all who want to live for God: I want to speak frankly to the matter … Continue reading

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“Higher Love” Bible Supplements for Marriage

Our “Higher Love” class, which meets to “Discover God’s Design for Your Marriage,” is based around a DVD series that we’ll watch as a small group, and is one of our summer ministries we’re focusing on this year. There will … Continue reading

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Sex Before Marriage: How Far is Too Far?

One of the most important issues Christian young people can decide on today is how they are going to maintain their purity – moral, spiritual, and of course, sexual – in an increasingly impure culture. #1 Most-Read Article at CCEF.org … Continue reading

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Higher Love: God’s Design for Your Marriage

One of the key truths we have seen portrayed time and time again in our study of Colossians is that God’s grace begins to affect our vocations. Not least of all these is that our marriages are to be understood … Continue reading

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10 Things Submission Is Not

We have recently been looking at how God’s powerful grace can transform our lives, especially our families, in our sermon series on Colossians. The same power of God that raised Jesus to life on Easter Sunday is the same powerful … Continue reading

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