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This submenu is concerned with relationships, marriage and raising godly children. The concept of family is crucial in the Bible, both in a physical sense and in a theological sense. The idea of family was introduced in the very beginning, in Genesis 1:28. God’s plan for creation was for men and women to marry and have children. A man and a woman would form a “one-flesh” union through marriage (Genesis 2:24), and they with their children become a family, the essential building block of human society.

Writing on the above subject matter has been difficult for me because of the seemingly controversial nature of the topic. However, the essence of the subject is to deal with the age-long misconceptions regarding singlehood and to throw more light about being single in a godly way. For many, the word “beauty” and “singlehood” have …

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ACTS 5: 1-11 As 2018 draws to a close, one of the most upsetting stories that was rife in the media during the latter half of the year, was the story of Ochanya, the young secondary school student in Benue state who died as a result of complications of Vesico-Vaginal Fistula (VVF) brought about by the …

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In its Vol. 6 No. 2 edition, published way back in July – August 2006, LifeWay Magazine’s team of writers (Pastor Peter Unoarumhi, Jackson Ekwugum and Yinka Jackson) attempt to answer some of the frequently asked questions about sex.   How many times should a couple make love in a week? Pastor Peter:  I have …

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I have truly missed writing … Time sure has a way of going by. Hours run into days, days into weeks and before you know it; boom! Babies are running (LOL!) Trust me, my mind has been writing chapters and making mental notes, but my brain and body have been somewhat too weak to connect …

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When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things. — Paul. My second son gives colour to our household. He is witty, fun loving and spontaneous. We call him “Colourful”. He has that …

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Song of Solomon 3:4 – “I have found the one whom my soul loves.” Before the advent of the internet and social media, people rarely commenced a romantic relationship with individuals they had not physically met. This, however, excluded traditional marriages arranged by families and tribes in Africa. Meeting people online is fraught with its …

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When God created the institution of marriage, He laid out the roles of man and the woman in the sacred union. For a godly home to be built, husband and wife must first be aware of their respective roles and play their part to ensure that their marriage is a success. A godly home is …

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Marriage is never a baby or adolescence affair. God, indeed established the institution of marriage for adults for Adam and Eve were not children. Adulthood is the period in the human lifespan in which full physical and intellectual maturity have been attained. Adulthood is commonly thought of as beginning at age 20 or 21 years …

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Introduction As a single person, you are exposed to many things within the environment you live or pursue your career. Your attitude and reactions, either positively or negatively, can make or mar your life ambition, including your marriage. For believers, the issue of marriage must not be treated with levity, but with all seriousness as …

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Christian courtship is a period before wedding/marriage where a Christian brother and sister agree about many issues and evaluate whether they both share the same vision, hope, and aspirations about marriage. Christian courtship involves two people that have agreed to walk together, in the direction of marriage (Amos 3:3). Courtship is very important and necessary for …

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