A Christian Perspective on the World Today


Wedding jitters and life transitions

Being married “ ‘til death do us part” is a big deal, so how much more important is the baptismal commitment, which is intended to last into eternity?!

Saying “I do”

A lot of couples are eloping these days. Is it because they don't value marriage, or because they do?

Romance, job hunting and salvation

What has Jesus being doing in heaven since his death and resurrection?

Secrets of highly successful marriages

Want a happy marriage? Trafford Fischer looks at research that reveals the characteristics husbands and wives value most.

Suffering in silence

Brought up never to raise a hand against a woman, what does a man do when his partner turns violent? Kent Kingston explores the hidden flipside of domestic violence.

Wives should submit: Is the Bible the enemy of equality?

What does it mean in a postfeminist world for a woman to submit to her husband? Melody Tan says the much maligned apostle Paul has some surprisingly timely tips for family harmony.

New glasses

Marrying someone outside her culture gave Preethi Burkholder a new way to look at people.

Stuck in the waiting room

"Our churches need to be places where friendship is encouraged and the pressure to couple up is vanquished."

Marriage . . . by single men

As a general rule, you shouldn’t listen to a single man’s ideas about marriage. But there are exceptions.

First chances

Maritza Brunt reflects on one thing marriage has taught her.

The ultimate Valentine’s gift

Each February we set aside a day to celebrate romantic love. And Charissa Fong says God has also set aside a day when we celebrate His love for us and ours for Him.

Christmas: time of despair or symbol of hope?

Sex, violence and suicide. Why you should think about these topics this Christmas.