Slowly but deliberately, “Prof” leaned into the microphone: “Jean and I have two unconditional commitments. And it is critical to constructing any strong and stable relationship.
In spite of their active and pressured life as seminary professor, conference speakers, church leaders, authors, parents of four, mentors to scores, they had one of the neatest relationships I had ever seen. While an unconditional commitment to a spouse may include several components, very close to the top of the list is the commitment to manage each other’s expectation in a biblical and constructive manner.
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No experience can be more beautiful, no power more compelling, more exquisite.
I want to be head-over-heels for church like the unshakable Ned Flanders.
I want to send global, sky-writing airplanes telling the life-change that happens beneath a steeple.
I want to install a police microphone on top of my car and cruise the streets screaming to the masses about the magical Utopian community of believers waiting for them just down the street.
Knowing our weaknesses, he camps out with bated breath just waiting for his chance to launch his missiles. The good news is we can begin to recognize his tactics and watch his attempts be thwarted. By believing God is bigger than Satan's best shots.
By reading about the triumphs of those who stumbled before us.
According to this study (and many others like it) church attendance and impressions of the church are the lowest in recent history and most drastic among millennials described as 22-35 year olds.