Tag Archives: John Piper

Loving v. Virginia – 50 Years of Interracial Marriage

John Piper has written an outstanding tribute to the pivotal anniversary celebrated today. It was on June 12, 1967 when the United States Supreme Court declared unconstitutional all state laws that prohibited interracial marriage. But it didn’t change in America instantly. … Continue reading

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There Is A Day Coming…

…that we all know is certain, yet the way we live might say otherwise. I’m talking about the day when “death do us part”. Why this topic? Why today? Because we received a text this morning telling us that a … Continue reading

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One Way To Become A Better Wife, Mom, Nana And Friend

This afternoon I’m heading to south Orlando for my first National Women’s Conference sponsored by The Gospel Coalition. To say I’m excited would be an understatement. It’s good to go to conferences such as these. It’s a time to pull away … Continue reading

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What To Do When You Don’t Know What To Do

Now that’s a title! And it’s one most of us face at one time or another in our marriage. There are times when we don’t have a clue what is best for us in certain situations. Maybe your spouse feels … Continue reading

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Keeping Our Focus Where It Should Be

Christmas season is upon us, and it’s easy to neglect the reason for the season. John Piper has compiled a free e-book devotional for each day of Advent that we believe will greatly help all who use it. What a … Continue reading

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What Is The Gospel?

And what does it have to do with my marriage?  Everything, that is if you’re a Christian. This is the week when the Gospel is front and center in the mind of every believer.  It is Easter week, and we … Continue reading

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Watch Your Step

Debi and I had the opportunity to go on a hike in the Sequoia National Forest a few years ago.  As we set out on the trail, Debi was struck by the number of cow patties dotting the trail. I … Continue reading

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Marriage is Always Urgent

We discovered a great article on the Purpose of Marriage by John Piper.  Here is a taste of what he has to say: Marriage is always urgent. There never has been a generation whose view of marriage is high enough. … Continue reading

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The Husband No Wife Regrets

This being the week of Thanksgiving I thought I would forgo our typical date night ideas and offer you a rich quote from John Piper’s book, This Momentary Marriage: The Husband No Wife Regrets When Adam and Eve sinned in … Continue reading

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