Opinion | Family
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.
Opinion | Family
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
Opinion | Family
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
Opinion | Family
When Your Spouse Is Mentally Ill
My husband’s schizoaffective disorder devastated our family. Here’s what I’ve learned in the years since he was first diagnosed.
He was funny and smart. I respected him and had looked to him for advice throughout our marriage. Though I often felt alone as mental illness invaded our marriage, I know I am not.
Opinion | Family
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.
Opinion | Family
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.
Kay Warren: 'We Were in Marital Hell'
Through God's work in our lives, we've beaten the odds that divorce would be the outcome of our ill-advised union.
Love and marriage. I continued in this state of internal conflict and failure, all the while knowing I was in deep trouble. Our brand-new marriage took an instant nosedive.
interview | Family
The Three Myths of Cohabitation
Sociologist Bradford Wilcox reports the surprising results of his new international study on cohabitation and its impact on kids.
“As marriage becomes less likely to anchor the adult life course across the globe, growing numbers of children In other words, the marriage premium is pretty consistent across Europe.
Opinion | Discipleship
How to Celebrate Christmas as a Cultural Minority
Christians abroad and Muslims at home helped me find the holy day in the holiday.
Christians abroad and Muslims at home helped me find the holy day in the holiday.
Opinion | Sexuality
Finding My 'True Self' As a Same-Sex Attracted Woman
In my young-adult struggle with sexual identity, both legalistic condemnation and progressive license left me floundering.
Recent Pew Forum research indicates that support among Americans for same-sex marriage has grown from 31 percent in 2004 to 55 percent in 2016.
Opinion | Discipleship
To More Than a Few Good Men: Don’t Give Up on Working with Women
Four research-based solutions beyond Mike Pence’s ‘Billy Graham Rule.’
Four research-based solutions beyond Mike Pence's 'Billy Graham Rule.'.
Opinion | Pop Culture
My Marriage to an Undocumented Immigrant
I lived with the threat of my husband’s deportation. Here’s what I learned about immigration.
Opinion | Pop Culture. My Marriage to an Undocumented Immigrant. I lived with the threat of my husband's deportation. Here's what I learned about immigration.
Opinion | Discipleship
Waiting Outside an Abortion Clinic Years Ago Was Worth It
The mother of an almost-aborted baby reached out with this letter about her son.
The mother of an almost-aborted baby reached out with this letter about her son.
Opinion | Pop Culture
Charles Dickens Still Haunts Christmas
How a 19th-century story informs the modern holiday spirit.
How a 19th-century story informs the modern holiday spirit.
Reporting | Sexuality
Let's Kiss Dating Hello
A sociologist reveals her research about 'ring by spring' culture on a Christian college campus.
this “not-so-hidden culture” emphasizes engagement instead of “encouraging men and women of faith to live out their individual vocations, which may or may not include marriage.”.
Opinion | Pop Culture
The Crown: Balancing Family and Calling Is a Royal Pain
The Netflix series focuses on the pressure around the monarch's marriage.
Opinion | Pop Culture. The Crown: Balancing Family and Calling Is a Royal Pain. The Netflix series focuses on the pressure around the monarch's marriage.
Opinion | Family
When Your Marriage Doesn't Measure Up
Comparing your husband to others may be killing your relationship.
Opinion | Family. When Your Marriage Doesn't Measure Up. Comparing union. Instead of improving your own prospect for happiness, you'll sabotage your marriage.
Opinion | Family
What the New Midlife Crisis Means for Christian Women
Middle-aged women contending with stress can find solace in this gospel message.
Middle-aged women contending with stress can find solace in this gospel message.
Opinion | Sexuality
Making Married Sex Mutual
Pervasive ideologies distort our view of female sexuality. God’s Word shows us a better way.
One common ideology encourages us to focus primarily on pursuing our own sexual satisfaction; this mindset is spelled out in several recent marriage books, including Daniel Bergner's
Reporting | Church
Women in China’s House Church Movement Face a Hidden Challenge
Chinese pastors’ wives struggle with something more personal than political oppression.
outreach. Two years ago, the American pastor and author Paul David Tripp conducted a marriage conference for Chinese pastors and their wives. He