I’m six weeks into my marriage and am already an expert ;). In the past six weeks I have learned the importance of cleaning my side of the room, offering to do dishes, and not stealing all the blankets in the middle of the night. These are a few lessons I’ve learned, but there is… Read More Marriage
Piper and I have had some time to reflect on getting married. We wanted to write an article for two reasons. The first is to share some of our thoughts and feelings leading up to the wedding day. The second is to share some lessons we have learned through getting married. Jordan: From dating, to… Read More Marriage
I’ve lived in Portland for a little over four years now. When I first moved to Portland, I was shocked to discover that after ten minutes of driving I had seen a few strip clubs. It was like driving around and seeing a Starbucks at almost every corner. Portland has the highest number of strip… Read More Portland Strip Clubs
What is the difference between religion and Christianity? Don’t they both fall under the title “Religion”? Titles can be misleading, so let’s unpack the difference between the two. Religion says conceal sin. Christianity says confess sin. (Proverbs 28:13) Religion says I love God for what he does. Christianity says I love God for who he… Read More Religion VS Christianity
People have a tendency to make public what is done in private. I’m not talking about confession of sin. Sin grows when privatized and we would be much better off if we brought our sin to light, but that isn’t what I am talking about. I am talking about making public the things we do… Read More Gym Selfie: Making Public What Is Done in Private
In 3 months I will be a married man. As the wedding day creeps up, it is starting to become more real. I am beginning to feel the financial burden that will be marriage. The thought of paying for housing, loans, food, gas, and many other things has been overwhelming at times. With so much… Read More Getting Married Young: Should We Prolong the Wedding?
People grow up wondering what their spouse will look like. For me, I know what she looks like. She is 5’10, has blue eyes, brunette hair, and has the most beautiful heart I have ever encountered. Her name is Piper. In the past, if I knew I was going to marry Piper, I would have… Read More What My Past Self Could Have Learned from His Future Wife