Happier Unmarried

Sitting with a preacher last week, he asked, “Why is it strange when a person has no interest in marriage? The apostle Paul said that remaining unmarried can be the better choice—even the happier one—so why is it the weird choice?” This preacher has a habit of asking such questions: they make me think he’s crazy at first, but he always ends up making a valid point. …

Marriage: It’s Not What You May Think

What if marriage is not all about love, companionship, and sex, but was designed as something more glorious? Marriage is often portrayed as less than it truly is. Like the three blind men striving to describe an elephant by touch—one describing it by the legs, another by its trunk, and the third by its tail—we also often describe marriage by its …