“You are my friends if you do what I command.” -Jesus speaking in John 15:14, NIV Friendship is a selective relationship. It is a relationship built on trust and mutual admiration. Not everyone I know is my friend. They need to pass the cut. As we read from this quoted Scripture, Jesus did not call … Continue reading "We can still be friends, right? Wrong."
John 1:12 “But to all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God.” 1 John 3:1-2 “See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are. The reason why the world does […]
“I’m for the marriage.” Have you ever had a counselor or pastor tell you this right before making you feel guilty about considering divorce following your spouse’s repeated infidelities? Maybe you’ve told yourself this? Perhaps, you or they tied it to the Malachi 2 passage. “God hates divorce, and so, do I. I’m for keeping … Continue reading "“I’m for the marriage.”"
A reader of the blog wrote a response to my post entitled: “Gospel Witness and Divorce.” It is worth a more detailed examination as it highlights common approaches to and confusion surrounding divorce after adultery in the evangelical subculture. I am grateful, Pete, wrote such a thoughtful and respectful response to my post. Here’s what … Continue reading "RE: Gospel Witness And Divorce"
Not in a million years did I imagine that I would be hit with the dual freight train of my former spouse’s infidelities and divorce of me.Yet that is now part of my story.My scars.Witnesses of my survival.Scars that may produce healing as scars are wont to do for those who follow in the Good … Continue reading "Welcome To Divorce Minister"