How to Have Successful Parent/Child – Leader/Follower Relationships

Years ago I was running a sports league and ministry for sailors from Great Lakes Naval base when one weekend a boy came down to play who had a really bad attitude and simply would not cooperate with anything that we were trying to do. Because of the type of program we ran, we kept… Continue reading How to Have Successful Parent/Child – Leader/Follower Relationships

The Sacredness of a Christian Wedding Part 1

“And the Spirit and the bride say, Come.…” (Revelation 22:17a)    “Set me as a seal upon thine heart, as a seal upon thine arm: for love is strong as death…Many waters cannot quench love, neither can the floods drown it: if a man would give all the substance of his house for love, it… Continue reading The Sacredness of a Christian Wedding Part 1

The Sacredness of a Christian Wedding Part 2

The Importance of Staying Pure: The Ceremony Symbols and What They Mean by Candace Schaap  “To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven.” (Ecclesiastes 3:1)  Before I discuss the symbols, let me say this: no guy wants to marry a girl who is impure. Young men may… Continue reading The Sacredness of a Christian Wedding Part 2

The Sacredness of a Christian Wedding Part 3

Unfortunately, I’m afraid that it is merely the traditions that are passed but seldom the meaning behind the traditions. Let’s take a look at why we do some of the things we do and remember, our body is the temple of God. You will see from the Scripture that many of the symbols come directly… Continue reading The Sacredness of a Christian Wedding Part 3

The Sacredness of a Christian Wedding Part 4

• The exchange of gold rings symbolizes fidelity and a binding of hearts to one another. Gold is one of the most precious metal known to man. The ring is hard and unbreakable. It is a perfect circle and thus represents a never-ending, eternal commitment. We wear it on the third finger of our left… Continue reading The Sacredness of a Christian Wedding Part 4

The Sacredness of a Christian Wedding Part 5

The Two Most Important Symbols I have saved what I believe are the two most important symbols for last. These are:  • The kiss. It symbolizes the sealing of a legal contract or bond. The kiss is also a symbol of commitment, which is why it is so important that a person not kiss before… Continue reading The Sacredness of a Christian Wedding Part 5