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Evangelicals and Domestic Violence: Are Christian Men More Abusive?
A sociologist looks at the data on domestic abuse against women.
Are some forms of evangelical Protestantism bad for marriage and “good” at fostering domestic violence? Are there other cases in which religion is bad for marriage?
When Combat Trauma Tests a Marriage
PTSD impacts not just veterans but their spouses and children too. How can the church help military families heal?
When Combat Trauma Tests a Marriage. Spouses often fear that speaking out to others about PTSD-related struggles at home may permanently sever an already strained marriage.
American Family Values Increasingly Focus on Finances
Study of Trump and Clinton voters finds the economy spilling more into home life.
Study of Trump and Clinton voters finds the economy spilling more into home life.
The Many Faces of Martin Luther
Herman Selderhuis’s biography proves that just about every adjective, good or bad, can apply to the great reformer.
One of the most dramatic stories in Luther's life was his marriage to Katharina (or “Katie”) von Bora. Katie's offer got Luther to thinking about marriage.
The Great Supreme Court Cake-Off: Christian Bakers vs. Gay Weddings
UPDATED: The biggest religious freedom case of 2017, Masterpiece Cakeshop, held oral arguments today.
can require businesses, organizations, and individuals to act against their own sincerely held religious beliefs—particularly following the legalization of same-sex marriage and equal
The (Other) Lord of Martin Luther’s Life
What we know—and what we can guess—about the reformer’s wife, Katharina von Bora.
It's hard to overestimate the significance of Katharina von Bora, whose marriage to and influence upon Martin Luther had tremendous implications for the Reformation.
No, Christians Don't Use Joseph and Mary to Explain Child Molesting Accusations
Doing so is ridiculous and blasphemous.
Even those who followed ancient marriage customs, which we would not follow today, knew the difference between molesting and marriage. So, let's be clear. No. Normal. Evangelical.
Actually, Eugene Peterson Does Not Support Same-Sex Marriage
(UPDATED) In retraction, popular author affirms 'a biblical view of everything'—including marriage.
(UPDATED) In retraction, popular author affirms 'a biblical view of everything'—including marriage. Gleanings. Actually, Eugene Peterson Does Not Support Same-Sex Marriage.
Two Marvelous Truths Help Me Say No to Sexual Sin
As a same-sex-attracted woman married to a man, I was struggling to ward off temptation on my own power. Then God showed me I didn’t have to.
Was that right?—yet I seemed on a collision course with the sure destruction of my ministry, my marriage, my sense of self in Christ, and my relationship with him.
Your Spouse Doesn’t Need Your Unconditional Support
Sometimes the deepest expression of love comes in the form of difficult-to-hear truths.
While conducting research for Start, Love, Repeat, my book about marriage and entrepreneurship, I spoke with Dave Phillips, an executive mentor who has worked with hundreds of
Elisha’s Prophetic Message for Millennials: Stop Leaving Your Options Open
What young people must understand about commitment and its costs.
I find that many of my university students fall into the same pattern of thinking in decisions related to graduate school, careers, marriage, and even spiritual commitments.
Marriage Lessons from the Luthers
Katharina and Martin Luther lived 500 years ago, but they can teach us much about how to live well in our own modern-day marriages.
Opinion | Family. Marriage Lessons from the Luthers. Katharina and Martin Luther lived 500 it inconveniences us. A good marriage. Martin and Katharina
What We Mean When We Say 'Orthodox Christianity'
James K.A. Smith wants to focus on the creeds, not sexuality. But there's more to it than that.
and Calvin College professor James KA Smith argued that recent use of the words orthodoxy and heresy in debates about sexual ethics surrounding same-sex marriage is a selective
Icing on the Cake: Justice Dept. Backs Christian Baker Bound for Supreme Court
Trump administration sides with Masterpiece Cakeshop’s religious liberty claim for refusing same-sex wedding clients.
“This case happens to arise in the context of expression regarding same-sex marriage,” the Trump administration officials state. “But the First Amendment
LifeWay Prepared to Stop Selling The Message Over Eugene Peterson’s LGBT Comments
When asked about same-sex marriage, popular evangelical author goes in a different direction.
When asked about same-sex marriage, popular evangelical author goes in a different direction. Gleanings. LifeWay Prepared to Stop Selling The Message
Sexual Addiction Destroyed My Pastorate
Exposing the truth was just the first step to redemption.
This is the story of how God used the train wreck I made of my life and marriage and gave me a new calling to help Christian men, pastors, and their churches who are struggling with
Imagining a Better Marriage Actually Improved Mine
Rather than living in ongoing resentment, I sensed God calling me to refocus.
Opinion | Family. Imagining a Better Marriage Actually Improved Mine. I couldn't imagine it to be true. My husband and I were in the midst of a particularly difficult season in our marriage.
Adam and Eve Can't Save Your Marriage
What Bruce Feiler's reading of 'the first love story' leaves out.
Adam and Eve Can't Save Your Marriage. What Bruce Feiler's reading of 'the first love story' leaves out. The topic of marriage, then, was a logical next step.
No Matter Who Takes the Cake, What Christians Should Do Next Is Clear
Religious liberty and civil rights are key issues of our day.
again centers on the tension between discrimination and religious freedom, arising from Asher's Bakery Company refusing to supply a cake with the slogan “Support Gay Marriage” for a
Breast Cancer Marred My Picture-Perfect Marriage
How we found God’s mercy as we faced deep division we’d never experienced before.
Opinion | Family. Breast Cancer Marred My Picture-Perfect Marriage. In Making Marriage Beautiful, Dorothy Greco writes that suffering can be a divine mercy.
Playlist: The Best New Christmas Music
Playlist: The Best New Christmas Music
Be of good cheer: We are in a moment of theologically rich, artistically wonderful recordings.
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