Perhaps more than ever, we must acknowledge that friendship is desperately needed, and the first step is not whining about our lack of friends, but rather becoming good friends. Sarah Koops Vanderveen is a surf mom, writer, blogger and member of Redbud Writers Guild. Send us a correction. To borrow from Dietrich Bonhoeffers Life Together: The bright love of Christian service, agape, lives in the spiritual community; the dark love of pious-impious urges, eros, burns in the self-centered communitySelf-centered love constructs its own image of other persons, about what they are and what. While we may believe polygamy to be morally unacceptable in developed cultures in 2012, there is no where in the Bible that polygamy, per se, is either called a sin or where Christ condemns. In a video clip I watched in which Driscoll discusses his reasons for writing the book, he says Who else can people ask about these things? There are people we do not choose to do life with but simply have them in our life by circumstance (for example, family, coworkers, classmates those who are not godly, trustworthy, or loving; those who are not peers (both those ahead of and behind. In one comical section, under SEX and its seven essentials, we hear learn that: Third, marriage is for one man and one woman by Gods design. The book has been greeted with considerable praise and derision from various quarters in the evangelical world. Boaz then invited Ruth to lie at his feet for the evening. He is the editor of Rob Bell's new book, The Love Wins Companion: A Guide for Those Who Want to Go Deeper. Since when is it a pastors job to give folks the thumbs up or down on masturbation, oral sex, or for that matter, the thumb in(never mind, Im just not going to go there)? Instead, Christ knew that hed have to transfer the DNA of life as children of God in the kingdom of God so that it could be replicated. Every relationship has character tests that show us and the one we are with who we truly are. SHE said: Sarah Vanderveen Full disclosure: Im not a fan of Mark Driscolls work. Click here to get a free devotional ebook from Pastor Mark Driscoll.