When Pastors Are Caught…

While I am not interested in shaming anyone or any denomination as I see such actions as detrimental to building the Church, I am interested in learning from difficult situations. Today, I am examining a public statement about two pastors caught in infidelity with each other. Chump Lady passed along this situation to me via … Continue reading “When Pastors Are Caught…”

Adultery Is More Common Than Not

Buried in the article about cheating and the sleazy internet company Ashley Madison are some statistics about adultery. I will quote the pertinent paragraph from the article, “For the Thrill of the Affair: Why Married Women Cheat” by REBECCA JARVIS, KINGA JANIK and CANDACE SMITH (link here): Some statistics show that 21 percent of married men … Continue reading “Adultery Is More Common Than Not”

New Tagline: Taking Adultery Seriously

Today, I decided to hone the identity of my blog. Yesterday’s post on adultery facilitation by online companies made me think more specifically about what I am doing here. And while I do not back down from what I have written before about my focus on this blog, I feel like a subtitle to express … Continue reading “New Tagline: Taking Adultery Seriously”

Adultery Is Big Biz

“Behold, I am sending you out as sheep in the midst of wolves, so be wise as serpents and innocent as doves.” – Matthew 10:16, NIV Jesus is talking to the Twelve Disciples here referring back to the Garden of Eden. In Genesis, we learned that the serpent was the most cunning of all the … Continue reading “Adultery Is Big Biz”

I “Yell” Because, I Care

“I yell, because I care.” That’s what was written on the t-shirt worn by one of my old high school football coaches, a big man who taught offensive and defensive linemen. He was full of “gems” of wisdom like this. I remember him telling us that he only needs six friends because that’s all he … Continue reading “I “Yell” Because, I Care”

God’s Emotional Response To Adultery

“‘You adulterous wife! You prefer strangers to your own husband! All prostitutes receive gifts, but you give gifts to all your lovers, bribing them to come to you from everywhere for your illicit favors. So in your prostitution you are the opposite of others; no one runs after you for your favors. You are the very opposite, for you … Continue reading “God’s Emotional Response To Adultery”

The Glorious Backfire

…fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the joy set before him he endured the cross, scorning its shame,and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. Consider him who endured such opposition from sinners, so that you will not grow weary and lose heart. – Hebrews 12:2-3, NIV    Jews demand … Continue reading “The Glorious Backfire”