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  • God's Design for Marriage

    August 10, 2015 — Chip Ingram

    Imagine a giant 15,000-piece jigsaw puzzle in a big cardboard box. Now imagine a married couple locked up in a room together where the only way out is to solve this jigsaw puzzle without the box top. Without the box top they won’t know what the finished puzzle is supposed to look like.

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  • Discovering God's Design for Our Work

    May 05, 2015 — Chip Ingram

    Did you know that 60-80 percent of our waking hours are spent at work? Yet the majority of Americans are dissatisfied with their jobs. Research tells us that most of us see our work as just a paycheck. We “live and work for the weekend.”

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  • Why Does God Have Rules about Sex?

    February 04, 2015 — Chip Ingram

    One year for Christmas, I gave bikes to my little twin boys. For months I saved money so that I could bless them with these gifts. After they unwrapped the presents on Christmas morning, I took them outside so they could learn how to ride for the first time. They were so excited!

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  • Ever Wondered in Your Marriage "What Went Wrong?"

    January 19, 2015 — Chip Ingram

    If you’re married, think back to all of the excitement you felt at your wedding. Most likely, as you spoke your vows before God, your friends, and your family, you had high expectations for your marriage. You also probably had no idea how difficult marriage would actually be.

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  • God's Primary Goal for Your Children

    June 02, 2014 — Chip Ingram

    We’re living in an age when it’s becoming more and more challenging to raise mature, godly kids. And with so much competing information out there about how to be a good mom or dad, it can be really confusing. When we finally figure out what we think we’re supposed to be doing as parents, what we come to realize is that we actually don’t know how – much less believe – we can do it.

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  • God's Plan for Your Marriage

    May 16, 2014 — Chip Ingram

    One of the greatest desires in the human heart is to have a good marriage and feel truly connected to our spouse. But most of us don’t know how. Why? We don’t know what marriage really is.

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  • Do You Know the Difference Between Love and Sex?

    February 03, 2014 — Chip Ingram

    Are you tired of relationships that don’t work? Do you long to find that special person you really connect with and have the kind of sexual intimacy that you’ve always dreamed of? I want you to know that it is possible. God even has a plan for this -- and the key to experiencing His plan is to know the difference between love and sex.

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  • The Christmas Gift that Money Can't Buy

    November 30, 2013 — Chip Ingram

    Most of us give gifts at Christmas time. But do you ever wonder why you give particular gifts? I believe that sometimes we give just to meet a basic need…like when we give our kids socks or underwear. Other gifts we give to make us the hero or to impress our friends. And then there are the gifts that we give to the people we care about the most, and it completely changes their life.

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  • The Vital Role of a Father

    May 23, 2013 — Chip Ingram

    Fatherlessness is the most harmful demographic trend of this generation. It’s the engine driving America’s most crucial social problems including crime, adolescent pregnancy, sexual abuse of children and domestic violence against women. Yet despite its scale and social consequences, fatherlessness is a problem that is frequently ignored.

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  • How to Be a Positive Parent in a Negative World

    May 13, 2013 — Chip Ingram

    Now more than ever, it’s tough being a parent in such a negative world. Our kids today are living in a world that is uncertain, fearful, and violent. And the stakes have never been higher. One small slip-up and a young person can find his or her life permanently altered. One wrong decision and a few years later they can end up HIV positive or caught up in a destructive cycle of drugs and alcohol.

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