Family

Articles on Christian parenting, relationships and nurturing family relationships.

Ten Marriage Lessons I Have Learnt.

“Scarcely had I passed by them, when I found the one I love. I held him and would not let him go, Until I had brought him to the house of my mother, And into the chamber of her who conceived me” Song of Solomon 3:4 Exactly eleven years ago, I tied the knot with my campus sweetheart after seven...

A Father’s Love

"Listen to your father who gave you life, and don't despise your mother when she is old".  Proverbs 23: 22 Father stands for: F – Friend; A – Advisor; T – Trustee; H – Help; E – Encourager; R – Role Model. Link to audio.   As a friend, we can always share ideas with father.  Dad’s good...

Mothering through Adoption

God sets the solitary in families; He brings out those who are bound into prosperity; But the rebellious dwell in a dry land. Psalms 68:6 NKJV Link to audio. Tasha Cobbs Leonard, gospel artiste and composer of hit songs like Break Every Chain recently added a new member to her family.  Tasha who had had struggles...

Choosing Life

“Today I have given you the choice between life and death, between blessings and curses. Now I call on heaven and earth to witness the choice you make. Oh, that you would choose life, so that you and your descendants might live! Deuteronomy 30:19 NLT Link to audio. Some forty odd years ago, somewhere in the...

Stoking the Fires of Your Love

Many waters cannot quench love, Nor can the floods drown it. If a man would give for love All the wealth of his house, It would be utterly despised. Song of Solomon 8:7 NKJV Link to audio. What is the craziest thing you have done in the name of love? When I was growing up, there...

Raising Children into Men

And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and men. Link to audio. Luke 2:52 NKJV As we celebrate International day for Men and Children, we turn our thoughts to this question. What benchmarks exist for raising children into men? We examine the life of Jesus to glean some insights. Jesus the child In Luke...

Learning to Love – postscript

The question that may be on the minds of many after reading Learning to Love (I - III)  is whether Meg did the right thing by staying in her marriage or whether she should have walked away a long time ago. The Bible has given Christians the grounds for divorce which is adultery. But...

Learning to Love III

An Interview with Mrs. Margaret Sackey –a marriage counsellor (continued from last week) Her take on love in marriages?  In the first few years of marriage, especially for those who marry in their twenties and thirties, the focus is on physical intimacy, attraction etc. However as you grow older, the focus shifts from just the...