Courageous Love: Loving a Person & Not An Idea

Recently a close friend of mine shared an experience she participated in at a Young Adult event. Both men and women shared their dating and marriage "types." My friend, after sharing her type, felt miserable and shallow. Why? Many times when we share our types we rarely include qualities of substance and real, lasting attraction: … Continue reading Courageous Love: Loving a Person & Not An Idea

Who’s On First? Reclaiming the Kiss

original publication at ChurchPop. 2015. Most individuals can hardly imagine a world where couples save their first kiss for their wedding day. Others find the sentiment sweet but unreasonable. Others mock the awkwardness or imperfectness of a public first kiss. Deep down, I think those people are unsatisfied, restless, possibly jealous, because they desire something … Continue reading Who’s On First? Reclaiming the Kiss