date nights, faith, music

The Gray Havens

Stephen and I were excited to see one of our favorite bands play live in Lake Oswego this October. The Gray Havens are a husband/wife duo, Dave and Licia Radford, who write and perform narrative pop folk music, drawing heavily on themes from C.S. Lewis and Tolkien. In fact, their band name is taken from… Read More The Gray Havens

date nights, elisabeth, marriage, music, stephen, video

This Mystical Thing Called Marriage

Marriage is not what I expected. It’s better, richer, deeper, fuller. Marriage is common grace. Grace given to believers and unbelievers alike. Grace that allows each marriage—each union of man and wife—to portray Christ’s relationship to His Church. What wonder! Marriage is reconciliation. Though bride and groom are permanently joined at the altar, the ministry… Read More This Mystical Thing Called Marriage