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Should I Leave My Unbelieving Husband?

Should I Leave My Unbelieving Husband?

Should I leave my unbelieving husband?

“Marriage is supposed to be two-as-one,” she wrote me after leaving her unbelieving husband. “But that’s not how it was for us; We were not one.”

This woman had returned to the Lord while still married, but her husband persisted in unbelief. Her statement raises an important question: Should you leave your unbelieving husband? Does oneness in marriage require that both you and your husband love Jesus? Attend church? Pray together? More

Why I Chose to Have Kids, Against My Feelings

Why I Chose to Have Kids, Against My Feelings

While I longed for marriage for years, I never once dreamed of having kids. First female president of the U.S., sure; mom, no.

Call me strange, but I’ve never been one to “ooh” and “aah” over babies. As a twelve-year-old eager to start earning money, rather than babysitting, I chose to detassle corn and work on a turkey farm (think hard, dirty, physical labor). When I did babysit as a favor for my neighbors in my late twenties, I put the baby’s diaper on backward. More