Riding Bicycles and The Christian Life

Trusting and a bicycle built for two: I’ve had a lot of time for reflection since the passing of my husband 14 months ago. I was thinking back on one of our first conversations when Keith and I first met. He asked, “Do you like riding bikes?” I said, “Sure I...
Lesson 6: Compromise, Covenant, and Christ

Lesson 6: Compromise, Covenant, and Christ

In the fifteenth chapter of the book of Acts, we read of the controversy between Paul and Barnabas in regard to John Mark. John Mark was the cousin of Barnabas and he also penned the Gospel according to Mark. It appears that Paul and Barnabas were in agreement that...
Lesson 5: Consideration + Conflict

Lesson 5: Consideration + Conflict

Consideration In Ephesians 4:32 we are encouraged to: be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God in Christ forgave us. The key to being kind and tenderhearted is consideration for someone else’s feelings. We tend to think of the opposite...
Lesson 4: Change + Communicate

Lesson 4: Change + Communicate

Change In Romans 12:2 Paul begs us not to be conformed to this world, but to be transformed by the renewing of our minds, that we may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God. I remember talking to a couple that had been married for about forty...
Lesson 2: The Example of Jesus

Lesson 2: The Example of Jesus

Have you ever considered just how few examples of a healthy marriage relationship there are in the Bible? You could consider Priscilla and Aquila as a role model, but the glaring lack of examples of a healthy godly example may point to a greater truth. Let’s assume...