Sex, Dating and Relationships: A Fresh Approach

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How far is too far? How can you protect yourself from stirring up love before the time is right? Gerald and Jay give clear biblical answers to these and many more questions. The model they set out for a biblical dating culture is radical in contrast with what our normal Christian dating culture looks like in the West these days. It’s entirely based on biblical principles and thus very compelling. (more…)

Idolising marriage

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When singing, “I surrender all”, do we really mean, “I surrender all except my right to get married”? When we read, “One thing I ask from the LORD, this only do I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life”, do we actually mean, “One thing I ask from the LORD, this only do I seek: that I may get married”? (more…)

A culture of stirred up love

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Many of us Christian women would love to have a boyfriend. We would love someone to cuddle up with in front of a movie on a Friday night. We would love someone to call our own. Basically we would love someone to share emotional intimacy with. Why shouldn’t we want such a relationship? Because such a relationship, biblically, should not exist outside of engagement and marriage.   (more…)

A great danger when relating to men

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Imagine you have met a guy and he is totally into you. He calls you non stop to the point of excess. He is ready to cancel any plans he has to be with you. If you are feeling slightly claustrophobic around him and act a little bit colder than usual, he does not mind at all and only wants to spend more time with you. If you start trying to avoid him a little to get your space, he only seems to be more interested. You can do no wrong. (more…)

7 Reasons to guard your heart

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We are called to guard our hearts…”Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life” (Proverbs 4:23)…but often that is easier said than done. Here are 7 reasons why we should guard our hearts while being pursued by a man.  Hopefully they will remain a reminder to us if we are tempted to let our hearts go. (more…)

Should women pursue?

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Many women’s magazines teach that if a woman wants a man she should go get him.  But in the Bible we see a different pattern.  I cannot find one single example of women taking men as husbands in scripture.  Nor can I find a single example of men being given as husbands to women. (more…)

101 questions to ask before you get engaged

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This is the book my husband and I went through together before we got engaged.  We found the questions to be excellent and incredibly helpful in enabling us to get to know each other better and to be sure we were suited for marriage.   (more…)

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