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Who do you think you are?

My wife and I have been doing a 7 week marriage enrichment course and last night we we continued with the theme of “Who am I.” Within this context, last night we reflected on the issues of personal identity and … Continue reading

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What does the church have to offer for marriage.

In the past I have written a number of posts critiquing the public stance of the church against same sex marriage. I have argued that marriage is in reality a state and private affair and that there is no real … Continue reading

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If you’re only interested in marrying for sex – go to a brothel…

I sometimes hear people who are talking about getting married, that the main reason they want to get married is to have sex… (I am talking about marriage within a Christian context) They look at me with shock horror – … Continue reading

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It’s what is in ones heart that makes a person clean or unclean.

I was talking to a mate today; who mentioned his brother is a new Christian. He shared some of his frustration in that though his brother has accepted Christ and goes to church; he still lives with his girlfriend and … Continue reading

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The Trinity is reflected within the community and not specifically within the marriage.

Sarah made a great comment on my  A real victory for who….if we do or don’t allow gay marriage article. The gender complimentarity of marriage, metaphors relating to the trinity and Christ’s love for us I urge you to follow the … Continue reading

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Marriage and the Church

Earlier I blogged that I would do a series on identity and the church. Yesterday I set the cat among the pigeons about my stance as a Christian and gay marriage. Many Christians reading it would be horrified because of … Continue reading

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