By Justin Deeter The Taboo of Early Marriage People don’t get married anymore. If they do, then it is much later in life. In fact the age of marriage is continually going up in our culture to where it is pushing thirty. Not only has this been the trend in the culture, but I have seen this trend begin to take place in the church … Continue reading A Case for Early Marriage
Editor’s Note: Is courtship just coffee? Evidence that defining the terms and expectations is so very important. From Raising Real Men “Hey, I’ve got some unexpected time free. Want to meet for coffee?” an adult young man texts a female friend. “I’m not comfortable meeting guys like that. You need to talk to my father,” is the reply. These two are on a different wavelength. Let’s … Continue reading Courtship: It’s Just Coffee
“Ben came and picked me up on his motorcycle that night – wearing his cool leather jacket. Yes, we went on a date. On a motorcycle. Just the two of us. Dad did not come along in a sidecar on the motorcycle, and he did not come and sit at the next table with a pair of binoculars. As I recall, he said something … Continue reading Femina on Courtship Tales
Managing a Large Family Because so few people understand the logistics of managing a large family, and so few know the great genius and diligence of my dear wife, many people at the loss of my wife were most concerned about logistical concerns—how would all the stuff of managing a household get taken care of? The truth is that my dear wife built the railroad, … Continue reading How are you dealing with your first born’s impending marriage?
David Wise, 23, who just won the Olympic gold for freestyle skiing, has now made headlines for a different reason: He’s married to a woman, has a 2-year-old and one day wants to be a pastor — and that’s an usual path, NBC deems. NBC reporter Skyler Wilder wrote: “David Wise is at the top of his sport. He’s always smiling among his friends and competitors, however, he’s not like the … Continue reading NBC says Olympian David Wise’s love of God, Wife & Child is ‘Alternative Lifestyle’
You can’t possibly understand the reality of marriage — the joy, the commitment, the love, the anger, the pain, the hope, the fulfillment, the excitements, the banalities, the journey, the sacrifices, the rewards, the journey — until you’re in it. Same can be said for parenthood, only more so. How many people have been scared away from the altar because of this phantom notion of “readiness”? … Continue reading Matt Walsh: I wasn’t ready for marriage
Last night, someone emailed and asked me to write about the gay marriage case inVirginia. This morning, a woman from Wisconsin asked if I would blog about the gay marriage case in her state. A few readers in Utah have also requested that I chime in on the gay marriage fight there. And so I was going to do just that. I sat down to type a scathing rant about gay marriage. I … Continue reading Matt Walsh: I’ve been divorced four times, but homosexuals are the ones destroying marriage
People don’t get married anymore. If they do, then it is much later in life. In fact the age of marriage is continually going up in our culture to where it is pushing thirty. Not only has this been the trend in the culture, but I have seen this trend begin to take place in the church as well. It is my personal belief and … Continue reading A Case for Early Marriage: Why It’s a Good Idea to Get Married Young