The cross is one of the world's most visibly recognized icons with its vertically pointing element representing this quintessential union between God and man.It is the intersecting horizontal plane symbolizing the day-to-day relationships among humans that especially benefit from the guidance found in the "Inspired Word of God." After 35 years in ministry and 30 years of marriage to Serita Jakes, Bishop T. Jakes has outlined key life lessons learned from these two great institutions.
Together as a result of our differences and unique distinctions, we complement each other.
Understanding only comes when you stand under a real desire to know, love, and comprehend the other person, embracing the uniqueness of who they are. Healthy Relationships Require Emotional and Spiritual Freedom.
podcast and answered ten questions on singleness and dating.
We get a lot of questions from young Christian men and women who are “not yet married.” Their season of life awakens many desires and hopes, uncertainties and insecurities, and tricky pastoral questions.
No matter what has happened to you, the only hope of a healthy future relationship is to let go of the past. In most cases of healthy compromise, both parties feel they are "right." Healthy compromise is the hallmark of healthy relationships.
The Lord's peace often results when each side comes close to His viewpoint, His perfect plan for both parties. In order to maximize your life and relationships, you have to minimize your load.
We have a staff person here who met and married her husband in a matter of months. I hardly knew they were dating before they were engaged.
In your experience, in what ways has technology changed the way young people date today? If we are talking about a young man and a young woman who are actively dating, who have defined their relationship, and who know they are in a growing and committed relationship with one another, then I think technology creates an avenue to encourage one another and to connect more frequently.
I am going to be real cautious about saying there is such a thing as “too fast.” What I would rather ask is this: What’s driving the speed?
If mere physical attraction or some kind of emotive, frilly, this-is-the-one weirdness is driving the speed, then, yes.
We cannot remain so entrenched in our view that we cannot change or adapt, and we must know when not to compromise too far. You must focus on what's important when it comes to your relationships.