Does Marriage Really Matter?

The attraction of a man to a woman and a woman to a man has long been the inspiration for poems, novels, chivalrous deeds and much consternation. The ancient sage Agur the son of Jakeh said, “There are three things which are too wonderful for me, four which I do not understand: the way of an eagle in the sky, the way of a serpent on a rock, the way of a ship in the middle of the sea, and the way of a man with a maid” (Proverbs:30:18-20, New…

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Christmas – Does It Really Matter? [2 Corinthians 6:14-18]

The subject of Christmas in a Christian country is a sensitive one. Even though journalists, commentators, historians, and pundits make the origins of Christmas clear, the vast majority of Christians may respond: “Does it really matter? Who cares?”Well does it really matter whether a Christian celebrates or observes Christmas or not? Most will even be puzzled by that question, for, “Doesn’t everyone celebrate Christmas?” Well, no, actually. Some individuals and groups of Christians have made the decision not to celebrate or observe Christmas. Why? Could two billion Christians be wrong?…

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