Outside the Lines

In doing research for this weekend’s message, I came across this letter from one friend to another and thought I’d share it with you. Dear friend, pay close attention to this, my wisdom; listen very closely to the way I see it. Then you’ll acquire a taste for good sense; what I tell you will keep […]

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God’s Design for Marriage

Imagine a giant 15,000-piece jigsaw puzzle in a big cardboard box. Now imagine a married couple locked up in a room together where the only way out is to solve this jigsaw puzzle without the box top. Without the box top, they won’t know what the finished puzzle is supposed to look like. Does it […]

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Understanding Men

As I mentioned last week, I was the youngest of 5 sons. That meant the gender scorecard in my family was 6 men, 1 lady. I had a lot of first-hand knowledge about men and a limited amount understanding of women. (Next week, Michele Cushatt is going to fix all of that when she talks […]

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Adult Content

The Blessing of Sex

I was born to Christian parents and we rarely missed church. Not once during my entire lifetime did either of my parents ever talk to me about sex. With five boys, I assumed they must have known something about it but they sure weren’t sharing it with me. I attended the same church from birth […]

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The Ripple Effect

Do you remember tossing a rock into the lake and watching the circles spread out? Those are called ripples. Depending on the splash, the ripples might go on for what seemed to be forever. Maybe you even tried to count the ripples (and probably gave up at some point). Rocks aren’t the only things that […]

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