Tag Archives: Marriage

Pastors, Stop Calling Your Wives Hot

My tipping point came in the fall of 2013. I was sitting in a youth conference with 600+ youth pastors and screaming teenagers. The hip speaker took the stage with his ultra skinny jeans and 80’s thick-rimmed glasses. He opened … Continue reading

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The “Why” of Biblically Defined Marriage

Debates on marriage have become commonplace in our culture. In the last couple of election cycles, it has become apparent that a rising number of Americans are shifting their opinion on this debate. States have seen the term “marriage” re-defined … Continue reading

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Marriage in Exile

This last Sunday at LifePoint I preached on 1 Peter 3:1-7, which instructs Christians on the characteristics of a redeemed marriage. We saw a great response. There were 170 different people who filled out cards identifying different application points that … Continue reading

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Cultural Relevance (by Brent Kimball)

[This guest blog was written by LifePoint’s Executive Pastor Brent Kimball. Enjoy.] CULTURAL RELEVANCE The recent news of the U.S. branch of World Vision permitting its employees to enter legally valid same-sex marriages prompted me to process once again the … Continue reading

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Marriage: Bad News and Good News

I’m performing a wedding ceremony tomorrow for Pastor Sam and Jordann.  I’ve been working through Colossians 3, a great passage on marriage, that I plan to use as my text tomorrow.  I’ve preached this text in wedding ceremonies before, but … Continue reading

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Marriage Defined

[This is my first post in a series of blogs I’m working on regarding political involvement, the mission of the church, and the marriage debate currently taking place in our state.] The state I live in (Washington) just became the 9th state … Continue reading

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When Sin Came In

I’m thinking about the gospel today, the good news of Jesus Christ. There are many verses we could turn to as we meditate on the gospel, but I think the best place to start is Genesis 3:6. This is a … Continue reading

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Communicating in Marriage

Here is my review on a book I read recently called Rick and Jane Learn to Listen and Talk: The First Step to Intimacy. This is a book about communication in marriage.  The authors, Al and Autumn Ray, are the … Continue reading

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The Big Picture

In the passage I’m preaching tomorrow morning, Ephesians 5:22-33, there is an amazing shift in the way Paul is expressing his thoughts. He’s laying out what a redeemed marriage looks like in verses 22-30, and then something awesome happens in … Continue reading

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Samwise Delivers: 2+3=5

I don’t know much about arithmetic.  But I do know basic math.  A simple math problem, if you can even call it a problem, that I’ve been meditating on lately is 2+3=5.  I would venture to say that I’ve know … Continue reading

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