Is Dating Just Practice for Divorce?

Is Dating Just Practice for Divorce?

A few weeks ago I received an interesting question on my weekly Q&A show on Instagram. The reader asked: “Do you think dating is just practice for divorce, like many conservative groups say?” I was a little surprised I’d never heard this before,...
This Middle-Road Marriage

This Middle-Road Marriage

I’m posting this episode of the podcast a little late – it actually ran a few weeks ago. In it, Lisa and I discuss the different approaches Christians take to marriage, often summed up with the terms “complementarian” and...
29 and Single: When Life Doesn’t Go as Planned

29 and Single: When Life Doesn’t Go as Planned

There I was at 29, getting dangerously close to that next milestone birthday, feeling lost and wondering desperately what in the world was going on with my life. Being 29 and single, especially in the South, will make you question everything. It will make you question...
What to Do About a Non-committal Boyfriend

What to Do About a Non-committal Boyfriend

After dating over two years, this reader’s boyfriend still isn’t sure he wants to move forward toward marriage. What’s a girl to do? In this short Q+A session, Lisa and I discuss how long a woman should wait for a man to decide he’s ready to...
Can a Wife Spiritually Lead Her Husband?

Can a Wife Spiritually Lead Her Husband?

When we met and first married, my husband knew much less about the Bible than I did. I’d just spent four years getting a degree in religion from our Christian alma mater; his degree is in engineering. I’d just spent 24 years being discipled by parents who...