Contributed on Jan 12, 2010
God's definition of love is also counter-cultural.
Love Myths: How then should we love? January 10th, 2010 Intro: Let’s begin by working together on some verbal pictures of love. I’m inviting you to describe the image or images that pop into your head that picture what you think of when you hear the word “love” ...read more
Contributed on Jan 19, 2010
In our culture it is okay for love to be temporary, transitory, and to last as long as it seems to work.
Intro: On Friday, July 29, 2005, Fox News ran the following story: Some Seek Alternatives to 'Til Death Do Us Part' Friday, July 29, 2005 By Jennifer D'Angelo In some weddings, "'til death do us part" is going the way of "to honor and obey" — that is, out the window. Vows like ...read more
Contributed on Feb 2, 2010
How do we love like Jesus? For love, to be true, has to hurt just as it hurt Jesus to love us.
The day is December 11, 1979: in Oslo, Norway, an Albanian nun named Teresa, who has dedicated her life to live a simple life of love among the world’s poorest and most desperate people, receives one of the world’s most significant awards – the Nobel Peace Prize. As part of the ...read more
Contributed on Feb 9, 2010
Fearing God's rejection when we don't feel we measure up to his expectations is totally wrong.
Love Myths #4: How Then Should We Love? February 7, 2010 Intro: In this sermon series on what it really means for us to live lives of love, I’ve hesitated to use many examples of love in the context of marriage because of our tendency to romanticize love rather than understand love from ...read more
Contributed on Feb 16, 2010
When love gets hard, love enough to fight for it, to spend yourself for it, and don't give up until death.
Love Myths #5: How Then Should We Love? February 14, 2010 Intro: There are a lot of things on people’s minds this weekend, between Valentine’s day, a long weekend, the launch of the 2010 winter Olympics, and all the general stuff of life. So rather than fight those things, I want ...read more