The Bible often summarizes the whole of the Law in the command to love. But marriage often shows how difficult this command is. Love refuses to be reduced to a set of easy-to-follow principles or techniques. This course will help you to make the connections between knowing Christ, changing your heart, and loving your spouse in a way that will improve your marriage and your relationship with others.
The apostle Paul knew suffering. But while we often find suffering to be discouraging and meaningless, Paul invites us to find meaning, purpose, and the presence of Christ himself as he explains how suffering is a vital part of his ministry to the church.
Pornography is not a "private sin." It infects every area of life, including marriage. To battle pornography effectively, it is important to understand the connections between pornography, relationships, marriage, and the gospel.
Some people need drugs and alcohol; others feel just as desperate for people's approval. This elective will examine how the need for approval can trap, manipulate, and ruin relationships and will help you find the freedom to love people instead.
Masturbation, sexual fantasy, and pornography are problems that often spin out of control and become addictions. But when we think of them only as addictions, sometimes we miss the most obvious problem of all - it is sex that is focused on self, instead of love. In this elective we will explore how loveless sex harms relationships and how the gospel of Christ provides direction and help to overcome the problems of solo sex.