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Dear Dads

By on June 14, 2012 in Relationships with 0 Comments

Dear Dads, It seems that much has been said about how important you are to your sons. Studies have been conducted, statistics have been quoted, and the clarion call has been given for dads to turn their attention to rearing sons.  I know that your sons need you. Daughters will marry a son one day […]

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Feminist Fairy Tales

By on June 12, 2012 in Culture, Feminism with 0 Comments

As a young child with a very active imagination, I used to love a good fairy tale, often picturing myself as Snow White or Sleeping Beauty or even Ariel getting rescued by the handsome prince.  And if you, like me, enjoy fairy tales, this has been quite a year in entertainment! ABC’s Once Upon a […]

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The Real War on Women

By on June 7, 2012 in Culture, Feminism with 0 Comments

If this year’s debate about mandated contraception coverage rocked the boat on women’s reproductive issues, last week’s debate on the legality of gender-selective abortions officially tipped it over.  The debut of two incriminating Planned Parenthood interviews, staged by the pro-life activist organization Live Action, jolted a nation’s moral sensibilities to question whether a woman can […]

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Sex and the Single Girl: How Far is Too Far?

By on June 5, 2012 in Dating with 0 Comments

As Christians, we are taught and encouraged to strive for sexual purity before marriage, but what does that mean? Does that just mean abstaining from the act of sexual intercourse, or is there more to it than that? From flirting and holding hands to cuddling and “making out”… How far is too far? Let’s take […]

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Dear Dottie, I'm a better teacher than he is!

Dear Dottie, I’ve always loved to study God’s Word and have taught a Bible study for several years. Because of my husband’s job, we recently relocated and settled into a church that is much smaller than our previous one, and began attending a small group Bible study. The leader of our class is a very […]

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Serving Waffles from Venus

By on May 29, 2012 in Gender, Ministry with 0 Comments

On a recent episode of Grey’s Anatomy, titled “What is it About Men?” the prologue offered a rapid fire series of events with each male character pointing out the differences between men and women.  The dialogue went like this: There are distinct differences between male and female brains. Female brains have a larger hippocampus, which […]

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Sex and the Single Girl: The Power of Love

By on May 22, 2012 in Dating with 0 Comments

Whispers in the morning Of lovers sleeping tight Are rolling like thunder now As I look in your eyes…   We’re heading for something Somewhere I’ve never been Sometimes I am frightened But I’m ready to learn Of the power of love… Steamy, huh? If you are a female who lived through and remember anything […]

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Does the Fight for Marriage Really Matter?

In recent months, marriage has taken center stage both on the national level and in discussions among believers. Last week, North Carolina voters approved a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriages and joined 30 other states that have already done the same. North Carolina went so far as to ban civil unions recognizing marriage as the […]

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Raising Your Children Without Raising Your Voice

By on May 15, 2012 in Family and Parenting with 1 Comment

…Wow!  Is that even possible? There is only one way that I know to do that.  It is to teach your children to have proper respect for the authorities God has placed over them, and then to teach them to obey the first time. The first verse we ever had our children memorize was John […]

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Daughters, Be Good to Your Mothers

By on May 10, 2012 in Relationships with 3 Comments

To say that I’m looking forward to this weekend would be an understatement.  I’m ecstatic. This Saturday the Meredith girls will be reunited.  Now that my sister and I have left the nest and live in separate states, reunions like these with mom are rare and cherished, and obviously make a second piece of cheesecake […]

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