Category Archives: Love & Marriage

Book Review: Breaking Up Is Hard To Do…But You Could Have Done Better

Breaking Up Is Hard To Do…But You Could Have Done Better, by Hilary Campbell [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Net Gallery/Animal Media Group.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Most people have experienced the pain … Continue reading

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Book Review: Avoiding The Greener Grass Syndrome

Avoiding The Greener Grass Syndrome:  How To Grow Affair-Proof Hedges Around Your Marriage, by Nancy C. Anderson [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Kregel Book Tours.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Despite never having been … Continue reading

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Game Review: Come As You Aren’t

Come As You Aren’t:  A Role Playing Game For Adventurous Couples [Note:  This game was provided free of charge by Blogging For Books/Clarkson Potter Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Even if I am a moderately adventurous person … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Handful Of Dust

A Handful Of Dust, by Evelyn Waugh There are some writers whose writing hits a bit close to home, and Evelyn Waugh is definitely someone who I think I can relate to and whose writing I greatly appreciate.  This novel … Continue reading

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Book Review: Act Like Men

Act Like Men:  40 Days To Biblical Manhood, by James MacDonald [Note: This book was provided free of charge by Moody Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This book is full of ironies, as it was written by … Continue reading

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Nevertheless She Will Be Saved In Childbearing

[Note:  This is the prepared text for a message given at the UCG Portland congregation on December 2, 2017.] Today I would like to start this message by doing a bit of a thought experiment [1].  I’m going to read … Continue reading

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On Using What You’ve Got To Get What You Want

As is sometimes the case, I would like to tell a somewhat rambling story that relates to current affairs with some digressions [1].  It was probably about twenty years ago at this point that my mother and I watched a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Your Marriage, God’s Mission

Your Marriage, God’s Mission:  Discovering Your Spiritual Purpose Together, by Clint and Penny A. Bragg [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Kregel Book Tours.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Having read the authors’ previous work … Continue reading

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Album Review: In The Meantime

In The Meantime, by Christine McVie Instead of going on tour with Fleetwood Mac in 2003 in support of an album that had taken several years of acrimonious struggle to create, Christine McVie did something that she has rarely done … Continue reading

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Album Review: The Legendary Christine Perfect Album

The Legendary Christine Perfect Album, by Christine McVie There are several ironies about this album from the title alone.  For one, Christine Perfect (her maiden name) would not be the name by which she would become legendary, which was Christine … Continue reading

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