His Wisdom for Her World

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 4 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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Redeeming the Time

By on May 8, 2012 in Personal Growth with 0 Comments

 Summer – it’s a word that causes students to dream of days with no alarm clocks jarring them from peaceful slumber and to dream of nights spent hanging with friends instead of cramming for exams or writing last minute papers.  Three whole months of freedom! Truth be told, students are not the only ones who […]

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Dear Dottie: What's All This About Head Coverings?!?

Dear Dottie, I’ve noticed that you wear hats during worship services and it sparked my curiosity. Do you wear them because of 1 Corinthians 11’s command that women should cover their heads in church? I must confess I’ve always been a little confused about that passage. Does the Bible command that we should wear head […]

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U R Known by What U Search 4

By on May 7, 2012 in Personal Growth with 0 Comments

I was sure that I’d been hacked. There was no way that could have appeared on my Facebook page…and consequently on several hundred other people’s news feeds. But somehow, through the all-knowing Google Search which connected to an unknowingly employed Yahoo Reader App, which connected to my social life on a webpage a.k.a. Facebook, the […]

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