We try to lay out the five primary traits of a Christian marriage. All true and real marriages are honorable to God. One doesn't have to be a christian to marry. It is one of his ordinations of nature, that one man and one woman come together to form a new family. But there are rules here; some of wisdom and some of law.
1. A Promise, a Vow, a Covenant to keep.
2. A Friendship: from before the fall that one should not be alone but have a soul to walk through life with is a primary trait of the human experience.
3. A Relationship: an intimate and physical relation unique in all creation.
4. An Adventure: A Christian life occurs within a God designed framework with predictable phases and peaks and valleys.
5. A Center: The most important trait of a Christian marriage is that its center be in Christ and him crucified because life and hope rest in him alone.
Chris grew up in TX, NV and Los Angeles CA. He went to law school at Trinity before theological studies at Trinity Graduate School (TEDS-TGS) in Chicago and then Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, CA. He grew up mainly Southern Baptist but his father was early on a Pastor...