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October 5, 2016 By Grant Castleberry
By Grant Castleberry I wrote this short letter as I prepared to officiate my first wedding earlier this summer. As I wrote, I realized that I was writing not just for them but for numerous couples I knew and cared about who were also about to enter into marriage together. This letter is for them...
January 14, 2015 By CBMW Guest
By Mark Singleton Not every family is happy-go-lucky 1950’s, white picket fence wielding Cleavers. Many of us come from and have homes that aren’t perfect. This is the reality for blended families. It has been an awkward task to deal with for the church and many others. But blended families are a reality. I was...
September 16, 2014 By CBMW Guest
By Jasmine Baucham Marriage is not promised to you. This thought, meant to refocus my mind on the providence of God, often made me quake. Because I’m what’s commonly known as a control freak. And the fact that the duration of my singleness was something so extremely and obviously outside of my control scared me...
September 4, 2014 By CBMW Guest
By Nikki Daniel That far too familiar feeling comes over her heart again.  She’s exhausted beyond words and has given of herself from before the sun woke until the brisk cold of night settled in.  Her precious children, her cozy home, the warm-in-your-tummy homemade meals, and her hard-working husband have all depended on her today. ...
June 20, 2014 By CBMW Guest
By Dave Jenkins A few weeks ago I made the comment on social media that real men do dishes and laundry. The responses were varied to say the least. In the end, I am not sure how helpful the discussion was and I am sure my original meaning was lost among the disagreement. I’d like...
June 16, 2014 By CBMW Guest
By Rey De Armas (This section is an excerpt from The Gospel Project’s study “God’s Way”.)  18 “ ‘And you shall not commit adultery. Because it goes against God’s original design The prohibition against adultery doesn’t make sense until we understand God’s original design for sexual expression within the confines of marriage. From the beginning, God...