Erasing Shame: Find Forgiveness for Sexual Sin

Erasing Shame: Find Forgiveness for Sexual Sin

Dec 15, 2014|Juli Slattery

Why do sexual choices seem to create such lasting shame?

10 Things Women Should Know Before Tying the Knot

10 Things Women Should Know Before Tying the Knot

Oct 27, 2014|Marriage

You may be surprised what real marriage is like.

The Wide Road to Divorce

The Wide Road to Divorce

Oct 20, 2014|Marriage

What it'll take to divorce-proof your future marriage

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Is it Safe to Go Back to Church?

Is it Safe to Go Back to Church?

Oct 13, 2014|Victor Vieth

Help for survivors of child abuse to return to church and begin their spiritual healing

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Friends Who Commit Stick

Friends Who Commit, Stick

Oct 06, 2014|Courtney Reissig

Our friends know we love them by the way we commit to them.

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Some Things Never Change

Some Things Never Change

Five years of marriage has in many ways changed everything, but some things have stayed the same.

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21st-Century Love: Introducing 'Dateship'

21st-Century Love: Introducing 'Dateship'

Sep 15, 2014|Owen Strachan

There is no perfect path that leads to marriage. It takes persistence, prayer and courage.

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  • |Roundtable

    Salty Saints[21:47]

    Sep 11, 2014 | Anthony Ashley,Jeremy Grant,Chris Hooper and Martha Krienke
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3 Ways to Fight for a Better Relationship

3 Ways to Fight for a Better Relationship

Jul 28, 2014|Ashleigh Slater

Resolve conflict as a team by choosing to put the long-term health of your relationship ahead of your personal agenda. 

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Man Enough to Be Real With Other Men

Man Enough to Be Yourself With Other Men

Jun 16, 2014|Joshua Rogers

If we want to be real men, we'll take the risk of being the real us in front of other guys.

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5 Lies That Make Sexual Purity More Difficult

5 Lies That Make Sexual Purity More Difficult

May 26, 2014|Juli Slattery

Sexual purity may be expressed by what you do with your body, but it is ultimately rooted in your mind, your heart and your soul.

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The Reason You're Not Married (Might Be Looking You in the Mirror)

The Reason You're Not Married (Might Be Looking You in the Mirror)

Apr 07, 2014|Joshua Rogers

If you wonder why nobody seems to be the right fit, maybe it's time to ask what you expect in a spouse and how realistically you're assessing yourself.

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Trading in the Fairytale

Trading in Your Fairy Tale

Sometimes letting go of expectations of who we'll marry or how we'll meet our future spouse allows us to receive the story God has for us.

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The Spouse Checklist

The Spouse Checklist

Mar 03, 2014|Elise Stephens

What I wish I had known about preparing myself for marriage

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How to Win a Man's Heart

How to Win a Man's Heart

Feb 10, 2014|Shaunti Feldhahn

Six things that matter to men when romantically pursuing a woman

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What I Wish I Had Known Before Marriage

What I Wish Someone Had Told Me Before Marriage

Jan 27, 2014|Joshua Rogers

If I'd known these three things before I married, I would've been much better prepared.

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Letting Go of Your Sexual Past

Letting Go of Your Sexual Past

Jan 20, 2014|Barbara Wilson

Don't believe the lie that your past disqualifies you from having God's best for your future.

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Get the Most From Online Dating

Get the Most From Online Dating

Jan 06, 2014|Stephen Moorcroft

Think online dating doesn't work? Try these seven steps.

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Does Your Date Donate?

Does Your Date Donate?

Three quick ways to see if your styles of giving are compatible for the long haul

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Irresistable Taste: The Five Points of Attraction

Irresistible Taste: The Five Points of Attraction

Dec 09, 2013|Owen Strachan

What does it mean to be attracted to someone? And what role should attraction play in my pursuit of marriage?

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Wisdom for Friendship, Part 2

Wisdom for Friendship, Part 2

Nov 11, 2013|Candice Watters

Learn why counter-intuitive, counter-cultural friendships are possible and why they're so glorious.

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  • |Roundtable

    One Shot[19:49]

    Nov 07, 2013 | Andrew Hess,Erin Eberspacher and Sarah Mason
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Wisdom for Friendship

Wisdom for Friendship, Part 1

Nov 04, 2013|Candice Watters

Friendship is a huge part of life when you're single. Let's see what Scripture has to say about it.

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What Is Marriage Really Like?

What Is Marriage Really Like?

Oct 28, 2013|Owen Strachan

Not sure if you want to get hitched? Here are some truths and untruths about marriage.

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  • |Roundtable

    On a Mission[29:11]

    Oct 24, 2013 | Eddie Blalock,Nathan Pyle and Thomas Jefferies
The Most Powerful Force in the World

The Most Powerful Force in the World

Oct 21, 2013|Glenn T. Stanton

A woman's prerogative to say "no" to a man

Good Busyness

Good Busyness

Oct 14, 2013|Kevin DeYoung

Sometimes being a friend, or just being a Christian, means a lot of time-consuming, burden-bearing, gloriously busy, and wildly inefficient work.

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Taking Sides

Taking Sides

Aug 12, 2013|Candice Gage

While conflict can be an opportunity to grow, we too often let our passions get the best of us.

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Why It Is Not Good to Be Alone

Why It Is Not Good to Be Alone

Aug 05, 2013|Owen Strachan

What does a young man miss out on if he stays "alone" even though his body and heart pull him toward marriage?

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Reversing the Curse

Reversing the Curse

Jul 29, 2013|Trevor Williams

I've always wanted to be a husband, but a walk through my family history reveals why being one is a miracle.

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  • |Roundtable

    Girl Trouble[24:37]

    Jul 25, 2013 | Ed Hanks,Andrew Hess and Abe Stopani
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  • |Roundtable

    Unequally Yoked[29:46]

    Jul 11, 2013 | Chelsey Nugteren,Monica Schleicher and Briana Stensrud
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Sorry but we've gone crazy

Sorry, But We've Gone Crazy

Jul 01, 2013|Paul David Tripp

Sex madness is not first a problem of situation, location or relationship. Our problems are deeply spiritual.

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  • |Roundtable

    Dating Delay[24:31]

    Jun 27, 2013 | Erica Gonnerman,Caleb Marot and Anna Schoonover
Talk to Me

Talk to Me: Encouraging Authentic Relationships

Jun 24, 2013|Janel Breitenstein

How to feed the kind of relationships where people feel secure enough to be vulnerable

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The Imperfect Wife

The Imperfect Wife

Jun 17, 2013|Amanda Casanova

I was scared to walk down the aisle, but it wasn't because I was worried about stumbling over my dress. I was worried about being a wife.

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When Purity Becomes a Problem

How Purity Can Become a Problem

Is there a point where a "passion for purity" becomes too much?

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I Got An iPhone Infection

I Got an iPhone Infection

May 06, 2013|Joshua Rogers

My iPhone had grown on me — literally. It was attached to my hand, clinging to me like a localized infection I didn't want to cure.

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How to Fight Well

How to Fight Well

Fighting in a godly way creates space for the next conflict to be successful.

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The Heart of Purity

The Heart of Purity

Apr 08, 2013|Daniel Weiss

There is a path forward for those who have been sexually active, and it takes us through the very heart of the Gospel.

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The Power to Love and Forgive

The Power to Love and Forgive

Apr 01, 2013|Candice Watters

When we recognize God's love for us, and our hopeless situation apart from His love, we can begin to truly love another.

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How to Win a Woman's Heart

How to Win a Woman's Heart

Mar 25, 2013|Joshua Rogers

There was a time during my unmarried years when I was trying so hard to get dating right that I just ended up getting it weird.

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Lost Boys in a Shadow World

Lost Boys in the Shadow World

Feb 20, 2013|Daniel Weiss

The path to purity requires finding the real among the counterfeits. Here's help for being set free from pornography.

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Reading This Article Won't Change Your Relationship

Reading This Article Won't Change Your Relationship

Feb 13, 2013|Allen Barton

But you should still read it anyway.

Mentor Series: Crossing the Line

Mentor Series: Crossing the Line

Men aren't able to commit? "Marriage research rock star" Scott Stanley challenges that assertion.

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Why Not Take Her for a Test Drive?

Why Not Take Her for a Test Drive?

Dec 19, 2012|Jennifer Roback Morse

Thinking of moving in with your significant other, just to see if marriage is a good idea? Turns out living together isn't all it's cracked up to be.

Learning From Ruth, Part 1

Dec 17, 2012|Candice Watters

The book of Ruth has much to say about getting to marriage in difficult circumstances, under the watchful, purposeful sovereignty of God.

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  • |Roundtable

    Family Fears[23:19]

    Dec 13, 2012 | Jackson Dunn,Evan Reedall and Karen Reedall
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Facing Insecurity, Finding Friendship

Nov 28, 2012|Joshua Rogers

Discover why self-absorbed insecurity is the enemy of healthy relationships.

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Planning a Wedding (and Living to Tell the Tale)

Nov 19, 2012|Elise Stephens

From afar, planning a wedding seems so enticing. But the truth is most brides are crestfallen when they realize how hard it really is.

She's Just What He Needs, or Is She?

Nov 19, 2012|Courtney Reissig

It can be tempting for women to forgo the biblical warnings of unequal yoking and believe their story is different. But it rarely is.

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Candice Watters
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Overcoming My Sexual Addiction

Oct 19, 2012|Sarah Pride

From ages 12 to 20, I was addicted to reading erotic stories on the Internet. Here's how God lifted me from the pit and renewed my self-worth.

When Dating Isn't the Problem

Oct 18, 2012|Joshua Rogers

Things can get really messy when you have relationship issues with both God and the opposite sex.

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Sex Series

Sex Series: Groom's Guide for the Honeymoon

Sep 26, 2012|Glenn Lutjens

Are you hoping for mind-blowing sex on your wedding night? Remember, a satisfying honeymoon takes careful preparation and realistic expectations.

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Sex Series

Sex Series: Waiting While Dating

Sep 05, 2012|J.E. Jones

Dating couples need a game plan: a set of ideas, attitudes and actions that will help them glorify God and safeguard their relationship from premarital sex.

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Let's Talk

Let's Talk

Aug 23, 2012|Christopher Riordan

Learning to communicate is a lot like learning to dance. Start slow, learn your paces, respond to your partner's movements, pay attention, trust, and enjoy.

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  • |Roundtable

    That's Hot: Women[19:45]

    Aug 23, 2012 | Travis Williams,Andrew Snyder,Jonathan Watson and Ryan Griffin
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    That's Hot: Women[19:45]

    Aug 23, 2012 | Travis Williams,Andrew Snyder,Jonathan Watson and Ryan Griffin
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    That's Hot[26:42]

    Aug 16, 2012 | Anna Coppage,Suzanne Gosselin and Martha Krienke
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Sex Series: Bridal Preparation for the Honeymoon

Aug 13, 2012|Dannah Gresh

Sex isn't simple, so as you anticipate your wedding, spend time preparing for the honeymoon, too. Here are some ideas to get your sex life off to a great start.

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  • |Roundtable

    Dying Well[24:11]

    Aug 02, 2012 | Martha Krienke and Ron Wilson
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    Heaven[17:58]

    Aug 02, 2012 | Randy Alcorn
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Sex Series: Sexy Single Women

Aug 01, 2012|Mary A. Kassian

Femininity intentionally cultivated and displayed brings God glory. Learn how to value and cherish your sexuality as much as the One who created it does.

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Sex Series: Sexy Single Men

Aug 01, 2012|Daniel Weiss

A man's sexuality is a lot like a spring. It seems to be always on and often has no real direction. Here's how to channel it toward life-giving pursuits.

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Pure Again

Pure Again

Jul 20, 2012|Laurel Robinson

"Virginity's well and good," you say, "but not everyone has waited." What can be said to readers who have already crossed the line? You asked; we're answering.

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    Dating in 2012[23:52]

    Jul 19, 2012 | Martha Krienke,James Eldrege and Diedre Dewitt
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Sex Series: State of the Sexual Union

Jul 18, 2012|Amber Lapp, David Lapp

Too many men and women lack a vision, anchored in good theology, of the body, sex, marriage and chastity. Rediscover that compelling vision here.

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The Hindrance of a Hint

Jun 29, 2012|Carolyn McCulley

Indirect communication fuels the frustration many singles have with the opposite sex.

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How Would Jesus Date?

How Would Jesus Date?

Jun 27, 2012|Gary Thomas

While Jesus never dated, He did have friends. And His friendships reveal the nature of His relationships in such a way that we can imagine how He would date.

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Blinded by the Sight

Jun 07, 2012|Gary Thomas

Lust destroys men's vision. Godly living, though, brings healing.

What's a Guy to Do?

Jun 06, 2012|Elisabeth Adams

Learn five ways to help protect a woman's heart and make your intentions clear.

Brother, You're Like a Six

Brother, You're Like a Six

Jun 01, 2012|Scott Croft

The practical problem with letting "attraction" lead the way in finding a spouse is not profound: It doesn't work.

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Searching for Marital Paradise

May 30, 2012|Christopher Riordan

Is your view of marital love influenced more by pornography and secular culture than the Bible? Discover what a Christ-centered sexual ethic entails.

I'm Just Not Attracted to Her, Part 2

May 25, 2012|Michael Lawrence

You don't have to be a captive of your culture's definitions of beauty. Here are four steps to recalibrate your sense of beauty.

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Two Women Tell All

May 09, 2012|Glenn T. Stanton

Graglia and Krasnow thought they had it all. Till they started listening to their instincts.

Looking for Love Like a Peasant

Looking for Love Like a Peasant

May 04, 2012|A.J. Kiesling

Living in such a confused culture, could it be we are going about the "search for love" with a completely wrong agenda?

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Is There Love After Marriage?

May 02, 2012|Amber Lapp

Maybe losing "the spark" isn't the end of the world after all.

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Life After Sexual Abuse

Apr 25, 2012|Chris Stump

You can be a victor through Christ.

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Mixed Matches, Part 3

Mar 31, 2012|Denise Morris

In the final article of this series, we'll look at worry and pride — two reasons many people are often opposed to interracial relationships.

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Biblical Dating: How It's Different From Modern Dating

Biblical Dating: How It's Different From Modern Dating

Mar 23, 2012|Scott Croft

Looking for a completely countercultural path to marriage? Here's how to apply God's Word to dating, finding a spouse and getting married.

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I Pursued

I Pursued

Three men talk about how they pursued their wives.

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Mixed Matches, Part 1

Mar 09, 2012|Denise Morris

Dating is hard enough as it is. Would a relationship with someone outside of your race make things even more difficult?

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The Big Five

Mar 07, 2012|Aaron Stern

Five questions to answer before you get married

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The Trap of Enmeshment

Feb 15, 2012|Christopher Riordan

Discover why finding balance between connectedness and differentiation is one of the most important elements of a successful relationship.

Love and Marriage: Luther Style

Feb 09, 2012|Justin Taylor

If you feel like you're never going to get married, take heart! Learn a few things from Martin Luther's singleness and then marriage.

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First Comes Safety, Then Comes Love

Feb 08, 2012|Sam Moorcroft

Learn how to protect yourself while dating online.

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Where Have the Men Gone?

Jan 25, 2012|David Murrow

The way we raised boys in the faith 20 years ago eliminated many of the men Christian women would love to date today.

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How to Get Clarity in Your Relationship

How to Get Clarity in Your Relationship

Jan 12, 2012|Candice Watters

Does he have marriage in mind, or is he just a buddy? There are some practical things you can do to clear up ambiguity in your relationship.

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Your Friendgirl Deserves Better

Your Friendgirl Deserves Better

Jan 11, 2012|Joshua Rogers

If you’re one of those guys who is passively encouraging a single woman to waste her time on you when you’re not romantically interested, then it’s time for one of the most important breakups of your life.

Stand Out

Jan 10, 2012|Sam Moorcroft

Giving online dating a chance? Make your profile the best it can be.

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The Shy Single Christian’s Guide to Coffee Hour

Jan 04, 2012|Thomas Eric Ruthford

Nine humorous tips for meeting someone at church

When Pigs Fly

Dec 16, 2011|Mike Ensley

Fearing the male sex drive has damaged a lot of lives.

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Boy Crazy

Developing healthy relationships with the opposite sex is beneficial whether you're dating or waiting.

Opposites Attract

Dec 09, 2011|Kara Schwab

Magnets only work when they're facing polar opposites — maybe they're trying to teach us something.

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  • |Roundtable

    200![38:35]

    Dec 01, 2011 | Jennifer Scheck and Martha Krienke
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Catalyst or Catastrophe

Nov 30, 2011|Steve Watters

How our sex drive can bring us closer to God or further away.

Hyper-Achieving Woman, Underachieving Man

Nov 23, 2011|Candice Watters

Women have moved from naturally complementary, to competitive, to conquering the men in their lives. What does it all mean for future marriages?

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Giving Marriage a Chance

The Last Kiss portrays an anemic, yet all-too-common, view of marriage that needs to go.

Searching for Love

Searching for Love

Does online dating go against God's guidance?

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Saying 'Yes' to Chastity

Saying 'Yes' to Chastity

Nov 16, 2011|Amber Lapp, David Lapp

Rediscover the language of the body.

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Green Means Go

Green Means Go

Sep 28, 2011|Candice Watters

If red flags are signs that a relationship should end, what are the signs that it should steam ahead?

Crash and Burn

Sep 16, 2011|Candice Watters

A totaled car drives a long-distance couple to think soberly about their sputtering relationship.

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    Ask the Online Expert[46:01]

    Sep 16, 2011 | Sam Moorcroft,Polly Moorcroft,Martha Krienke,Travis Williams,Jeni Rivera and Nathan Pyle
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Anybody Know What Love Is?

Anybody Know What Love Is?

Sep 14, 2011|Amber Lapp, David Lapp

Love in its fullness never just happens; love that lasts is won.

Friending

Sep 08, 2011|Renee Fisher

Five tips to embrace real-life relationships more than the carbon-copy versions we see online

Beyond 'Looking' Desperate

Sep 07, 2011|Steve Watters

Desperation in dating can lead us to understand our greater source of desperation and in turn redeem our whole approach to dating.

Co-workerlationships

Aug 24, 2011|Courtney Reissig

Does it matter how you interact with the opposite sex at work?

Handling Homesickness

Aug 16, 2011|Becky Castle Miller

Nine tips to keep in mind before you move, when you arrive and the days that follow.

Please Open My Door

Aug 11, 2011|Dana Ryan

Feminists who get offended when men open doors for them confuse chivalry with chauvinism.

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Man Enough to Love a Real Woman

Man Enough to Love a Real Woman

Aug 03, 2011|Joshua Rogers

To the single guys out there who are trying to find the ideal woman, do the world a favor and give up.

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Friends and Proverbs

Jul 01, 2011|David Barshinger

Companions don’t always make good friends. David noticed the difference in Proverbs — and in his life.

Take Initiative

Jun 30, 2011|Lynne M. Baab

How to love the people with whom we are friends or with whom we might start a friendship

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The Pain of Loneliness

Jun 29, 2011|Tim Challies

Is all our texting, Facebooking and emailing bringing us closer to people or creating barriers to authentic communication?

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  • |Roundtable

    I'm Ready[34:58]

    Jun 23, 2011 | Chad Eastham,Martha Krienke,Jim Levy,Adam Holz and Allie Roth
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    Girl Talk[40:04]

    Jun 02, 2011 | Amie Adams,Polly Petro,Martha Krienke,Denise Moriss and Suzanne Gosselin
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What's a Girl to Do?

Jun 01, 2011|Elisabeth Adams

How women can end the gender war

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    Guy Talk[34:19]

    May 19, 2011 | Anthony Ashley,Andrew Hess,Matt Ehersman,Matt Davis and Mike Halsmith
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What's Right With Men

May 17, 2011|Elisabeth Adams

Seeing God's image in the men He made

I'm Just Not Attracted to Her, Part 1

May 13, 2011|Michael Lawrence

We men can't help what we find beautiful in a woman. Or can we? Learn about the purpose and promise of true beauty.

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Making a Good Marriage

Apr 29, 2011|Steven Garber

“We’re just friends.” You’ve likely said it -- about a guy or girl who was distinct from Friday night “dates.” But maybe we’ve got it backwards.

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Why a Soul Mate Isn't Good Enough

Why a Soul Mate Isn’t Good Enough

Apr 27, 2011|Amber Lapp, David Lapp

Rediscover why marriage is love’s greatest and most courageous defender.

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Practice Non-Random Acts of Kindness

A random act of kindness, though it may deliver a quick high, has little potential for furthering relationships or building the kingdom. Deliberate acts of kindness, on the other hand....

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What Guys Wish You Knew

What Guys Wish You Knew

Mar 25, 2011|John Thomas

Have you ever asked, "Where are all the good guys?" They want you to know they are all around you. Here's what they're looking for in a future spouse.

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What If She's Not the Right One?

What If She's Not the Right One?

Mar 23, 2011|David Lapp

Marriage rescues us from the paradox of choice and introduces us to the paradox of gift: Give yourself, and you find yourself.

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    Cupidity[27:49]

    Mar 17, 2011 | Hayley DiMarco and Michael DiMarco
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Guard Your Marriage

Mar 16, 2011|Alex Chediak

Overcoming sexual guilt and avoiding infidelity in your new marriage

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A Fruitful Fit

Mar 02, 2011|Candice Watters

"Would we be good together?"

Mentor Series: Mentoring

Feb 25, 2011|Paul Stanley

What is "mentoring" and how can you get a mentoring relationship started?

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  • |Roundtable

    Somebody to Love[37:02]

    Feb 17, 2011 | Martha Krienke,Thomas Voss,Kevin McCreary,Carrie Kintz and Adam Holz
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What Are You Waiting For?

Feb 09, 2011|Dannah Gresh

The one thing no one ever tells you about sex.

Gentlemen in a Digital Age

Gentlemen in a Digital Age

Feb 08, 2011|Carolyn McCulley

How to be considered faithful and righteous in cyberspace

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A Time to Weep

Jan 14, 2011|Loren Eaton

When tragedy strikes our friends, we usually try to cheer them up or comfort them. We could do better, though, just to grieve right along with them.

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Cross Culture Marriage

Oct 20, 2010|Elisabeth Adams

Marriages between two cultures present challenges, but Christ and the Cross can transcend cultural differences.

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Office Hours: The Sweet Science, Part 2

Sep 01, 2010|J. Budziszewski

All you need is love, love, love. Right?  

Buried Treasure: The Adventure of Staying Put

Aug 12, 2010|Andrew Peterson

It doesn't take long to realize that if you're just passing through, people will only give you passing interest.

Office Hours: The Sweet Science, Part 1

Aug 06, 2010|J. Budziszewski

Christian love isn't about sweet feelings. But what about romantic love?  

An Introvert Goes to Church

Jul 30, 2010|Rachel Starr Thomson

In many ways, the church is an extroverts' world. So for introverts to be effective in ministry and get more out of church, it takes some creative thinking.

The End of Courtship, Part 3

Jul 29, 2010|Leon R. Kass

In this final excerpt in our three-part series, Dr. Leon Kass calls for a restoration of cultural gravity about sex and marriage.  

The End of Courtship, Part 2

Jul 28, 2010|Leon R. Kass

Dr. Leon Kass, respected author, professor and bio-ethicist, puts words to our worst fears in this second excerpt from a three-part series. Though it's discouraging news, being able to expose the problem is the first step toward finding a solution.  

The End of Courtship, Part 1

Jul 27, 2010|Leon R. Kass

In this first of three excerpts from his penetrating essay of the same name, Dr. Leon Kass lays bare the current state of courtship and marriage in American society.  

Solomon's Line on Premarital Sex

Solomon's Line on Premarital Sex

Jul 22, 2010|John Thomas

Where in the Bible does it specifically say premarital sex is wrong?

The Case Against Marriage?

Jul 14, 2010|Albert Mohler

One essential task for the church is to rebuild and maintain a marriage culture — even when marriage itself no longer makes sense to so many around us.

Just Us

Jul 07, 2010|John Thomas

Sometimes a DTR doesn't go quite as planned.  

Sex Is Not About Waiting

Jul 01, 2010|Michael Lawrence

Sex is about union. And a foretaste of something even better.  

Generation Marriage

Are you more likely to get married based on what generation you're in? It's possible.

Office Hours: Happy Ending? Part 3

May 07, 2010|J. Budziszewski

How much does Noland really want a happy ending?  

Charting Your Relationship

Charting Your Relationship

It's good to make plans, especially when it comes to relationships.

How to Respond to a Man's Pursuit

How to Respond to a Man's Pursuit

Apr 23, 2010|Carolyn McCulley

How you respond when a guy asks you out affects him more than you might think.

Facing Criticism

Apr 22, 2010|Brett Harris

Our goal as Christians is not to avoid getting into trouble. It's also not to try to get into trouble. Our goal is to get into the right kind of trouble.

Myths About Divorce

Apr 14, 2010|Scott Stanley

Though young adults are statistically more likely to repeat their parents' mistakes, they are not doomed to do so.  

Office Hours: Happy Ending? Part 2

Apr 09, 2010|J. Budziszewski

What can you do to improve your chances of a good marriage?  

Stop Test-Driving Your Girlfriend

Stop Test-Driving Your Girlfriend

Apr 08, 2010|Michael Lawrence

How does a man decide whether or not to marry the woman he’s dating? Here are some tips for Christian guys to know if she’s "the one."

This is Your Brain on Porn

This Is Your Brain on Porn

Apr 07, 2010|Matt Kaufman

Just say no to smut.

Reflecting on 'The Mystery of Marriage'

Reflecting on 'The Mystery of Marriage'

Mar 19, 2010|Albert Mohler

Armed with a biblical mandate and fueled by Christian passion, young men can be the vanguard for recovery of the biblical concept of marriage.

I Got Married Young, But Not Young Enough, Part 2

Mar 17, 2010|Heather Koerner

We didn't gain a thing by waiting to get married. But we did risk some things and simply lost out on others.  

I Got Married Young, But Not Young Enough, Part 1

Mar 16, 2010|Heather Koerner

Our culture gives us lots of reasons not to marry young. But are they good ones?  

Office Hours: Happy Ending? Part 1

Mar 05, 2010|J. Budziszewski

Afraid of getting married because you've seen so many marriages fail? You're not alone.  

Friends Beyond Marriage, Part 2

Making the transition when one of you gets married can be tricky, but it's totally worth it.

Friends Beyond Marriage, Part 1

Making the transition when one of you gets married can be tricky, but it's totally worth it.

Trusting God With Relationships, Part 2

What can I do while I wait?  

Trusting God With Relationships, Part 1

Sometimes God seems distant in the quest for marriage, but His involvement may be greater than you think.  

It's Not Just a 'Guy Problem'

Feb 04, 2010|Rachel Zoller

Pornography, that is.  

God Told Me, Part 2

Jan 22, 2010|George Halitzka

Andrew had expected to burst into tears as he poured out his story to Pablo in the Fairview Correctional visiting room. Instead, he found himself shouting.

God Told Me, Part 1

Jan 21, 2010|George Halitzka

Every time he prayed, the assurances seemed to get stronger that she was "the one."

What's So Funny?

Jan 20, 2010|Jenny Schroedel

The more I explore the topic of humor, the more slippery the subject becomes.  

You Dirty Dear Rat

Jan 15, 2010|James Tonkowich

I pray that one day my friends will say, "Thank you for being such a Rat."  

Overcoming Her Sexual Past, Part 2

Dec 11, 2009|Zach Bradford

Here I was, extending forgiveness with one hand while holding bitterness tightly behind my back with the other.

Overcoming Her Sexual Past, Part 1

Dec 10, 2009|Zach Bradford

You might think that a decade would be enough time to leave hurt far in the distant past. And yet sometimes it came back, as fresh and as raw as ever it was.

Beware: Black Diamond

Nov 18, 2009|Christina Holder

The mountain was filled with moguls. But He would not leave me to brave it alone.

The Two Shall Become One ... Checkbook

Nov 17, 2009|Heather Koerner

Joint vs. separate checking. Why don't secular and Christian financial advisors agree?

[Don't] Mind the Gap, Part 2

Nov 04, 2009|Elisabeth Adams

When God is your matchmaker, there's no need to mind the gap.

Stop Going to Church

Nov 03, 2009|Jonathan Dodson

We spend just enough time "at church" to be religious, but nowhere near enough time to be family.

[Don't] Mind the Gap, Part 1

Oct 29, 2009|Elisabeth Adams

When God is your matchmaker, there's no need to mind the gap.

The Seduction of Pornography

Oct 23, 2009|Albert Mohler

When it comes to porn, every man must decide who he will be, whom he will serve and how he will love.

Quarantining a Generation

Churches are striving to keep young people coming, but their methods may be keeping young people away from what's best about church.

Faith for the Man He'll Become

Faith for the Man He'll Become

Oct 14, 2009|Carolyn McCulley

You won't marry the perfect man. But through premarital discernment and your holy influence, he will be headed that direction.

What If He Leads Wrong?

Oct 13, 2009|Heather Koerner

Of course, I can submit ... as long as my husband is right.

Love in the Mirror

Sep 17, 2009|Michael Lawrence

More than being about the love of someone of the same sex, homosexuality often seems to be the sexualized love of oneself, projected on to another.

I Kept Looking

I Kept Looking

And three other things I did "wrong" to find a mate.

Mentoring Myths

Aug 26, 2009|Candice Watters

There are some misunderstandings out there about mentoring. Let's clear them up.

Life. Support.

Aug 18, 2009|Brenna Kate Simonds

In spite of iPhones and Facebook, we're more disconnected than ever. It's time to make some offline friends.

The Altar: Not the Finish Line

The Altar: Not the Finish Line

Jul 30, 2009|Alex Chediak

For many men, getting married is viewed as the end of a process. Nope. It's only the beginning.

Crush Catalyst

Jul 28, 2009|Carolyn McCulley

Matchmakers are so 20th century. It's time for something new.

Leading and Submitting

Jul 23, 2009|Alex Chediak

In this excerpt from With One Voice, author Alex Chediak explores common distortions of masculinity and femininity.

A Year to Love

I didn't know what the year would hold, but whatever it was it would be extraordinary.

Thinking About Marriage

Jul 08, 2009|Candice Watters

The hope of marriage is an antidote to promiscuity.

Myths About Living Together

Jul 07, 2009|Scott Stanley

Living together before marriage seems like a great way to test your relationship. But what you're really doing is limiting your options.

Office Hours: Coming Un-Clued

Jul 03, 2009|J. Budziszewski

She tells her Uncle Theo that he's "just a friend." That's not how others see it, though.

Browsing for a Mate

Browsing for a Mate

Jun 12, 2009|Candice Watters

What do you need to know if you're planning to use (or already a member of) a web-based matchmaking service?

Myths About Soul Mates

Myths About Soul Mates

Jun 04, 2009|Scott Stanley

Believing that "the one" is out there, waiting to "complete you," inevitably leads to discontentment and maybe even divorce.

Designer Church

In a consumer culture, it's easy to lose sight of what the church is for.

Leaving the Edge

Leaving the Edge

The tendency in relationships is to push the physical boundaries. But there's a reason God asks for ultimate purity.

What He Must Be ... If He Wants to Marry My Daughter: A Review

Mar 31, 2009|Candice Watters

Though women aren't the target audience for this book, we can listen in and hopefully, while eavesdropping, glean some valuable help for marrying well.

Marry Sooner Rather Than Later

Mar 13, 2009|Gary Thomas

We usually don't think of our sexual design as being an appropriate factor in getting married. But it is.

Facing up to Facebook

Mar 11, 2009|Jenny Schroedel

Hmm, I wonder, what exactly is happening to my brain?

The Dangerous Beauty of Friendship

The Dangerous Beauty of Friendship

Friendship can be an enemy, a seduction of the mind lying beyond the reach of investigation. Or not.

Three Rules of Romance

Three Rules of Romance

Feb 13, 2009|Jason Boyett

Want to look bad and make her feel like an afterthought? Then simply do what's expected on Valentine's Day.

Fearless Fellowship

Feb 04, 2009|Elisabeth Adams

When I see His work in His people, I see God.

Candice Watters
10 Ways to Be Marriable

10 Ways to Be Marriable

Planning to get married someday? Pay attention to these 10 must-have qualities.

Your Best Life Later

Jan 07, 2009|Carolyn McCulley

Gangstas, out-of-wedlock pregnancy, sugar packets — ah, the things that come up in mentoring relationships.

His Love Stories

Dec 18, 2008|Elisabeth Adams

My favorite love stories are true ones.

Behind the Mask

Nov 20, 2008|George Halitzka

If you want to know and be known, try practicing forgiveness, integrity, humility and community.

Caution and Courage

Caution and Courage

Nov 12, 2008|Candice Watters

Don't let fear of divorce make you put off marriage.

Mind the 'Single-Minded' Church

Mind the 'Single-Minded' Church

Sep 30, 2008|Candice Watters

If you feel called to marry, your best bet is likely a marriage-friendly church.

Not Your Buddy

Not Your Buddy

Close male-female friendships can be fun and engaging, but are women putting their emotions at risk?

Fight Club

Aug 22, 2008|Jonathan Dodson

Satan is set against us. He wants to devour us by provoking our flesh, by tempting us to sin. But we can fight back.

Getting Real About Sex

Jul 22, 2008|Jenny Schroedel

A book about chastity is pointing the way in our sex-saturated culture.