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Why Pastors Need Accountability Too
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Why Pastors Need Accountability Too

The idea that “Pastors need accountability too” is an uncomfortable subject for many Christians. I’ve seen people (myself included) told, “Be careful,” “Don’t be so willing to throw the first stone,” or “It’s a slippery slope,” when they addressed a harmful Christian teaching. It’s almost as if some Christians don’t believe church leaders are normal…

What Does It Mean To Be Intentional In Your Marriage? (Clarity For Wives)
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What Does It Mean To Be Intentional In Your Marriage? (Clarity For Wives)

What does it mean to be intentional in your marriage? He said I was a snob. We were on our first date. Well, “two church friends chatting over tea and fries” as our missionary fundamentalist church didn’t allow dating. The friendship didn’t last, but the idea that to be clear-eyed = snobbish did. And although…

Does He Know He’s Hurting Me? (Clarity for Wives)
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Does He Know He’s Hurting Me? (Clarity for Wives)

What if my husband doesn’t know he’s hurting me? “Some men grow up in dysfunction. Their inner world is so up-side down they don’t know how “healthy” looks like. What if my husband is just repeating behavior he witnessed growing up? What if he doesn’t know?” Women in hurting marriages sometimes struggle with these questions….

What Everybody Ought to Know About Christian Teaching on Marriage
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What Everybody Ought to Know About Christian Teaching on Marriage

Good Christian teaching on marriage and bad teaching – what is the difference? And is unhealthy teaching easier to spread? More definitions exist as to what constitutes bad teaching on Christian marriage. In today’s blog post, it refers to any teaching, e.g., articles, blog posts, books, courses, sermons, e.t.c, that can harm some or all…

31 Signs You Might Love Marriage More Than The Welfare of The Individuals
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31 Signs You Might Love Marriage More Than The Welfare of The Individuals

Do we love marriage more than people? Sometimes the way we talk about marriage gives the impression the institution of marriage is more important than the welfare of the individuals.   Recently, I decided that I love people more than the institution of marriage and gave some leg to my beliefs. Of course, I’ve always…

Why I’ve Deleted My Books, Courses, and Over 200 Blog Posts
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Why I’ve Deleted My Books, Courses, and Over 200 Blog Posts

“It’s a continuation, not an ending,” my husband said. Last week, I unpublished my books and courses (meaning they are not available for sale on the various platforms) and over two hundred blog posts (moved to “trash” pending edits or permanent deletion.) I have been writing about marriage since I was a newlywed myself. While…