It was a rainy evening in late September when we first laid eyes on each other. We were both in St. Louis, Missouri attending the 2014 UPCI General Conference. After a powerful service one evening, we began to walk aimlessly with a group of mutual friends to a restaurant that was—to our dismay—already closed. As we all stood out on the street corner, staring at the darkened windows in disbelief, suddenly a torrential downpour came out of nowhere! We were finally able to find shelter inside a random Sushi place, but by that time we were all completely soaked.
The night was unforgettable to say the least. As we sat there shivering, happy as could be, eating our sushi, we could have never imagined that just three years later we would stand together at an altar and say, “I do.” … Read More »
The month of February is widely popular for Valentine’s Day, the 14th day of the month, and has a strong romantic association. With respect to this day, this month’s article is devoted to dating relationships. It is perhaps one of the most exciting and frightening, joyous and frustrating kinds of relationships an individual will have. The dating relationship can potentially lead to one of your most important decisions in life – choosing a mate.
There are many views on what the correct “biblical approach” to dating should be, ranging from the conservative to the fairly more relaxed stance. The purpose of this month’s article is not to give platform to any specific viewpoint or present the most current research but rather provide some food for thought as I’m sure most readers are actively engaged in, or desire to be engaged in … Read More »