The Adventist Way to Financial Success, Part 5: The Critical Factor of Dating and Marriage

The Adventist Way to Financial Success, Part 5: The Critical Factor of Dating and Marriage

Defining Great Defense Stanley-Danko’s book on The Millionaire Next Door spends an entire chapter on the lifestyle spending habits of modern day millionaires and encapsulates them with the words: Frugal Frugal Frugal. According to Stanley and Danko, “being frugal is the cornerstone of wealth-building.”[1] They spent a good number of pages examining

The Power of the Gospel in Marriage

The Power of the Gospel in Marriage

God’s Purpose for Husband and Wife God made from the man a woman, to be a companion and helpmeet for him, to be one with him, to cheer, encourage, and bless him, he in his turn to be her strong helper. All who enter into matrimonial relations with a holy purpose—the husband to obtain the pure affections of a woman's heart, the wife to soften and im

How Martin Luther Transformed Marriage

How Martin Luther Transformed Marriage

With my wedding, I have made the angels laugh and the devils weep. (Martin Luther) Marriages and families are facing increasing pressure, due of the stress of modern life. Divorce rates among Christians are comparable to those among secular couples. Christian homes are being broken and disrupted at an alarming rate. Marriage rates in America are at

Imperfect Martin Luther: News Surrounding the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation

Imperfect Martin Luther: News Surrounding the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation

Imperfect Martin Luther As we continue to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, along with the many achievements resulting from it, it can be easy for us to forget that these men and women were far from perfect. Writing on Luther’s view of the Jews, Bernard Howard gave this candid view: Luther is to me both hero and anti-he

Showing Honor to the Woman: Reflections on Marriage in 1 Peter

Showing Honor to the Woman: Reflections on Marriage in 1 Peter

In today’s culture, households are usually either hierarchical or egalitarian institutions. Unfortunately, when some read the New Testament (NT) they misunderstand and misappropriate the divinely inspired counsel overemphasizing either of these modern notions of society. One concept that is misunderstood and misused is the concept of submission. Th

The Influence of a Mother

The Influence of a Mother

Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg, COO (Chief Operating Officer) of Facebook, became the how-to Bible for some women’s quest for self-actualization.  But was Sandberg correct in her thesis? Can most women with children “lean in” and “have it all”?  Here, we share a few articles that have looked at this question from a different angle.   Anne Marie Sl