Rising Above: The Pre-Marital Wait

Rising Above: The Pre-Marital Wait

Now, I'll be the first one to say that talking about sex, especially at church, can feel a little awkward. But as awkward as sermons on sex can get, I wish churches discussed it more often. I mean, we're all thinking about it anyway! Imagine the healing that could happen, how many relationships could be transformed if we made sex UN-taboo at church.

What Happened When I (Reluctantly) Stopped Drinking

What Happened When I (Reluctantly) Stopped Drinking

Nearly two months ago, I decided to stop drinking.To be fair, I'd "considered" going dry dozens of times before (typically mid-hangover in my post-college years). I'd feel crappy after a few drinks, take a few hours to rebound, and then forget about it. But recently, I wasn't feeling too great after one drink, and a [...]

Wedding Planning Wednesday: The Best Save the Dates Ever

Wedding Planning Wednesday: The Best Save the Dates Ever

While it feels like we’ve been in the midst of wedding planning forever now, I seriously cannot believe we’re less than 6 months out from our big day! Where has the time gone? As the planning ramps up and the details start coming together, we get to focus on more of the fun, aesthetic-related components [...]