Posts Tagged ‘love’

Why we need reconciliation to be unified

Posted onMay 30, 2018 | by: Pastor Bill Laky | 0 comments

Our nation is divided across various segments politically, racially, economically, sexually, and more. Over the next few weeks, I want to try and provide a biblical framework for what is going on in our nation and try to shed some light on how these issues are primarily spiritual issues. Yes, we need secular solutions such as roundtable discussions, education, empowerment, and various social services, but unless we deal with the heart of the issue, this is like a dam trying to hold back rushing waters. It may work for a little while, but it won’t work forever....Keep Reading

Health for Your Marriage: Be a Servant Lover

Posted onFebruary 21, 2018 | by: Pastor Bill Laky | 0 comments

When it comes to sexual intercourse, most of the world is telling you that it is all about you. It’s about your pleasure, your satisfaction, your excitement, your fantasies and so on and so forth. Either blatantly or surreptitiously, the message of selfishness in sex is rampant. This type of selfish perspective towards sexual intercourse has dramatically impacted the way that the average person views making love within the confines of their marriage. Something that should be much more than a physical act - for many - has been diminished to a simple and selfish pursuit of pleasure. Is this God’s plan for intercourse?...Keep Reading

Health for Your Marriage: Love and Respect

Posted onFebruary 14, 2018 | by: Pastor Bill Laky | 0 comments

We are in the middle of a multi week series answering the question: “How can I find health in my marriage.” Last week we talked about creating margin in your life so that you actually can enjoy your spouse rather than simply run past your spouse while slapping five (or snapping at them). Today’s pointer: Learn to love and respect. In his book Love and Respect, Dr. Emerson Eggerichs provides some phenomenal insight into marriage and how the Bible informs our relationships. At the core of the book is the biblical idea from Ephesians 5 that men are commanded to love their wives and wives are commanded to respect their husbands. Why the difference? Why not simply encourage both to love and respect one another?...Keep Reading