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forgive and forget?
Posted by mike wittmer on February 16th, 2013 | 5 responses
Sergei said to his pastor, “It’s been 2 years since Danica cheated on me, and I still can’t get past the hurt. Some days I think I’ve moved on, but the pain is always lurking beneath the surface, ready to explode in... read more »
Posted by Jeff Olson on February 2nd, 2013 | 5 responses
I was recently reading through the book of John when my eyes fell on these words: “I am ascending to My Father and your Father, to My God and your God” (John 20:17). This is the amazing declaration Jesus made to Mary... read more »
Posted by regina franklin on January 31st, 2013 | 10 responses
I spent the summer of 1992 tumbling, somersaulting, and plowing over the waters of Strom Thurmond Lake in South Carolina. Belying any grand designs, I was simply trying to learn how to water-ski. A painful endeavor, it... read more »
January 21, 2013
Posted by Today's Conversation on January 21st, 2013 | 3 responses
Recent research reveals that divorce has had a profound effect on children and their lack of interest in attending church and seeking God. Why do you feel this is the case? ... read more »
Posted by Jeff Olson on December 23rd, 2012 | 3 responses
The opening line of the 1984 song “Holding Out for a Hero” asks, “Where have all the good men gone?” That’s a fair question in a world that has seen more than its share of passive or violent males. Fortunately,... read more »
Posted by tom felten on October 28th, 2012 | no responses
In November 2011, Mike and Nancy Rogers were married as the lodge in which they were supposed to be wed burned to the ground behind them. The blaze destroyed the beautiful building—including a kitchen, conference center,... read more »
Posted by mike wittmer on July 9th, 2012 | 10 responses
Olivia Wilde is a film star who divorced her Italian prince because their marriage was requiring more effort and returning less fun. “I don’t think love should be work,” the actress told an interviewer, “My parents... read more »
you choose Q: marrying a divorced man. is it a sin?
Posted by an odj community member on May 9th, 2012 | one response
Q: Marrying a divorced man. Is it a sin? —Lucy A: God intended marriage to be a lifelong union between one man and one woman (Genesis 2:24; Malachi 2:14-16; Mark 10:6-9). The marriage bond is to be broken only by death... read more »
you choose Q: God hates divorce, but when is enough, enough?
Posted by an odj community member on April 23rd, 2012 | 3 responses
Q: I know God hates divorce. Yet I have to wonder when is enough, enough. I have been married for 15 years to a non-Christian. At present, there is no communication, no relationship in any sense. It is like two strangers... read more »