Why Christmas Never Lives Up to the Buildup
Dec 22, 2017
Christmas may fall short now, but one day our delight will be full — and it will go on increasing for all eternity. This is what Christmas is all about.
Living Out God’s Design for Marriage in Today’s World
Jul 24, 2015
When we enter into the covenant of marriage, we inevitably bring baggage with us. But God gives grace for us to learn and grow and flourish together.
What Hope Does God Give Lonely Singles?
Feb 10, 2015
Longing for marriage can be a good, God-given desire. But finding a spouse can never replace our primary life’s passion: seeing and savoring Jesus Christ.
Dating and Marriage for the Victims of Past Abuse
Feb 9, 2015
The Church is made of broken people who look to Jesus for satisfaction and joy. Many in the church experienced sexual abuse and struggle in their relationships.
Signs a Single Should Stop Dating
Feb 6, 2015
To be ready for a dating relationship, a young man or woman doesn’t only need availability and desire, but a growing relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ.
Should a Boyfriend “Lead” His Girlfriend?
Feb 5, 2015
Boyfriends should take the initiative to lead their girlfriends in ways that are appropriate outside the marriage covenant — especially when it comes to sexual purity.
Should I Date a Godly Girl I Do Not Find Attractive?
Feb 4, 2015
Our culture may place a high premium on looks, but what attracts godly people isn’t just the right physical features, but the spirit and character that lay underneath.
Should My Church Help Me Get Married?
Feb 3, 2015
The local church is a community for all kinds of people, including every age group. And members should constantly be looking for ways to learn from and serve one another across generations.
Has Facebook Ruined Dating?
Feb 2, 2015
Matt Chandler joins the Ask Pastor John podcast to discuss the speed of relationships moving toward marriage, and whether social media has negatively impacted dating.
Is Your Boyfriend Mature Enough for You?
Jan 30, 2015
For Christians, the church is the best context for developing relationships because a local community of faith should provide discipleship and accountability like no other place.
Getting Real with Personal Sin: An Interview with Matt Chandler
Authors on the Line
Feb 27, 2013
Why is our first inclination to run our sins into the dark shadows and hide like Adam tucked up against a tree trunk? We find it natural to hide our sins, even as Christians, but such an act contradicts our…
Commending Christ, Q & A
Desiring God 2009 Conference for Pastors
Feb 4, 2009
Here are the questions that were asked during this session Michael Oh, tell us more about Christ Bible Seminary. Mark Dever, define the gospel in 60 seconds or less. What do the other panelists think about Dever's admonition to preach…
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