Romance is manly. And every man should know how to plan a great night out for his woman. But, let's face it, sometimes ideas are few and far between. This group is for exchanging ideas about the venerable "Date Night" and other acts of romance.
"You are right in the sense that Christian meditation is focused on the Lord, not on the human "self." While we do have to "be still" and know that He is Lord (the Psalms esp. teach this), the world confuses the techniques of…"
"Why does any Christian support Obamacare?
It mandates abortion coverage.
Now, many Protestants base their faith and moral lives on Scripture alone. Scripture is silent on abortifacients; in fact, it might even be a stretch to equate abortion with…"
"As I understand it, SSA is a simple description of one's predominant/only sexual attraction, often used in lieu of "gay"--which to most has come to mean "out and proud" and/or supportive of a certain agenda.
As for gay (and…"
I should have said more about I-groups. I did my weekend first, and a week later began with the local I-group. It was awesome and intense. There were about 7 guys, with a couple serving as facilitators for the evening (2 hours). We…"
"Staffed my first NWTA a week ago (initiated 4 months ago, same place). Helping on the carpet opened a couple issues for me, and the leader men were great about noticing and helping right away. I never imagined how much time and sweat goes into…"
"Hey Tim, Welcome, brother! Upstate NY here. My NWTA was in June, and I'l be staffing my first weekend in 5 days. If you can find an I-group, that can help keep your good work going. You've been blessed with your family, esp. the children…"
"The fetishization of old timey stuff throws me. Just got a real bowler, from my grandfather's cache, and it's uncomfortable as hell.
The old days really were pretty crappy as people didn't know any better. Throughout the last…"
"What exactly is it what you are trying to do? Is this a roleplay thing or do you actually want to learn skills? The things you are talking about take time to learn. People went through year long apperenticeships to learn things like blacksmithing or…"
Hello, I am recently returning to these forums after a couple of years with a new-found interest in old world traditions and community building.I want to combine these two interests by forming a fraternal order for young men to be part of a positive group. Because most young men don't have a lot of disposable income the idea would be to facilitate their practical, rather than financial, contributions to their communities. We would try out and practice old world skills such as blacksmithing,…See More
"I prefer the ESV. I am a theology student and so the "essentially-literal" translation is useful to me since the Bible is the bulk of my research material. For my own personal devotions though I have enjoyed using both the NIV and NLT. As…"
"There are many, many theories about what you are asking. Simply put, your question boils down to the purpose of the atonement, or "why did Jesus have to die?". I wrote a brief (2 page) essay on the subject for a theology class which was…"