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How Childhood Sexual Abuse Affects Marriage Intimacy

A person who has been sexually abused as a child often thinks that once the abuse stops, he or she can “just get on with life.” At that point …

Not every marriage should happen ... and other messages from the Brangelina divorce

Trying to avoid the gory details of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's divorce? It might be wise to pay attention and learn from their mistakes -- because, under all that glitz, they're human too.<p>"I don't think it's fair to say that celebrities are more narcissistic or self-centered than noncelebs, …

Are You Ready for Marriage? 5 Ways You Can Tell

Once you’ve been dating someone for a certain amount of time or reach a certain age, it may feel like every other person feels the need to ask when …

We Have Found out the Secrets to a Happy Marriage

What exactly makes for a happy marriage? Is there some secret only a handful of people know? Of course not. Divorce is a very real threat in today’s …

Social Media

20-Year-Old College Student Is Auctioning Off Her Virginity For A Decent Reason

To be a college student these days, you not only need to plan to study hard but also plan to be in debt for literally years to come. That is unless …

Once A Cheater, Always A Cheater? Marriage Therapists Weigh In

We’ve all heard the same, tired cliche about infidelity: “Once a cheater, always a cheater.”<p>Given how many of us are affected by infidelity ― twenty-one percent of married men and around 15 percent of married women have cheated on their spouses, according to the General Social Survey at the …

University of Chicago

The CEO of a $60 million furniture startup explains why it suddenly shut down

The company announced the closure on its website late Friday, saying it simply failed to find new investors to support its business.<p>Apparently it looked into getting acquired by a big public company, but those talks seem to have fizzled out as well.<p>It said:<p>"We were in deep discussions to be …

Startups

Is silence golden? Why I'm proud to be a member of the silent marriage 

'That is the saddest thing I’ve ever seen in my life,’ announces my neighbour’s 14-year-old daughter, gesturing with her chin at a couple in the corner of the restaurant. Katie’s not known for bursts of great feeling, having had her senses dulled, her reactions stunted and her opinions banalised by …

Food & Dining

How Old Is the Bible?

Some in the collection of texts that comprise the Bible are sacred to over <b>54</b>% of the world’s population who believe in <b>Abrahamic</b> religions. These …

Why the church should neither cave nor panic about the decision on gay marriage

<i>This opinion piece is by Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention.</i><p>As I write this, the Supreme Court has handed down what will be the “Roe v. Wade” of marriage, redefining marriage in all 50 states. This is a sober moment, and I am a …

LGBTQI

Same-Sex Marriage and the Future

The Bible tells us that the king of Israel once wanted to hear from the prophets, as to whether he would be victorious over his enemies. All the …

But What Does the Bible Say?

Now that the Supreme Court has issued its sweeping ruling in favor of same-sex marriage, we can expect an avalanche of commentary, analysis, and …

Theology

Why All Christians Should Care about Biblical Theology

Crucial for the Health of the Church<p>Biblical theology is crucial for the health of the church because the church is “built on the foundation of the …

Why Join a Church

One of the most counter-cultural things you can do is become an engaged member of a faithful local church.<p>In our flighty and noncommittal age, …

Evangelical Christianity

Do You Know How We Got the Bible?

Whether it’s answering the questions of young inquisitive minds, skeptical classmates, or hostile strangers, sooner or later we’re all forced to …

Debate: Is Homosexuality Compatible with Christianity? (White vs Spong)

4 Things to Remember When Reading the Bible

Proper Bible reading begins before we open the book. It begins in our approach.<p>In a pair of sermons titled “On Searching the Scriptures” (John 5:39), …

Can We Trust Bible Translations?

The English-speaking world has an abundance of Bible translations. Selecting a Bible from the Christian book store can be overwhelming. What’s the …

Translation

Romans 7 Does Not Describe Your Christian Experience

We can’t decide what the verses are really about, and conclude, “Wretched interpreter that I am. Who will set me free from this interpretive …

Theology

15 Christian Women Get Real About The Role Of Women In The Church

In her book, <i>Jesus Feminist: An Invitation to Revisit the Bible's View of Women,</i> author Sarah Bessey writes about the stereotypes that the word feminism carries for some within the church, particularly within evangelical traditions.<p>"In some circles, using the word feminist is the equivalent of an …

Feminism

Billionaire George Soros and His Antagonism Toward Israel.

Like<p><b>Like</b> <b>Love</b> <b>Haha</b> <b>Wow</b> <b>Sad</b> <b>Angry</b><p><b>3</b><b>1</b><p>(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) Billionaire George Soros generally does not hide the fact that he uses the considerable funds at his …

This Is What The Shape of Your Butt Says About Your Health

The size of one’s butt may say a lot about the overall health of a person. It is commonly believed that fat storage anywhere are terrible for the …