Traditional Marriage and Women Flourishing

Traditional marriage is still the best relational form for a woman to flourish. What I mean by traditional marriage is this: a woman marries "up." And by up, I mean a competent man who has his life together. He's disciplined in his finances, disciplined in his emotions, physically competent, and sexually self-disciplined (not watching porn…

A Theology of Sex and Gender–Pt. 5–Church

This is the fifth installment of A Theology of Sex and Gender. Parts: 1, 2, 3, 4. God created men and women in His image (Genesis 1:26-27). He also typically unites them in marriage for one lifetime under His rules (Genesis 2:18-24). Unfortunately, due to sin, all people now live in a corrupted world where…

Marriage is More Than Commitment

“Marriage isn’t about your happiness; it’s about your holiness.” “Marriage isn’t primarily about being ‘in love’; it’s about covenant-keeping.” Maybe you’ve heard something similar to those lines in a recent sermon/book/blog post on marriage. I have. In fact, I’ve said those very things in sermons. Yet, I think that it can be possible to push…