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
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
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.
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.
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
What Young Black Women Need from Their Black Brothers—and the Church
African American women still face significant challenges in their relationships with men.
is... I don't want to talk about it,” she said. The show exposes the fraught dynamics of race, dating, and marriage for black women in America. “Even before
5 Things You Should Know Before You Send Your Kid to College
A college administrator offers counsel on coming of age and higher ed.
5 Things You Should Know Before You Send Your Kid to College. A college administrator offers counsel on coming of age and higher ed. Jennifer Jukanovich.
Reporting | Church
The Pay Gap Is Worse for Pastor-Moms
How being married with kids complicates church compensation.
Even in the church, where marriage and families are celebrated— and, in many traditions, expected—female pastors are paid disproportionally smaller salaries if they're married with
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 | Discipleship
Thou Shalt Not Bail
The bailing trend is an understandable byproduct of a busy culture. But is it Christian?
The bailing trend is an understandable byproduct of a busy culture. But is it Christian?
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 | Church
Dispatches from Charlottesville: What Happens When Neo-Nazis Are Outside Your Church Doors
The protesters came with torches. We sang, “This Little Light of Mine.”
The protesters came with torches. We sang, “This Little Light of Mine.”.
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
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 | Sexuality
Can Robots Be Sexist?
How artificial intelligence might reinforce and amplify gender stereotypes.
How artificial intelligence might reinforce and amplify gender stereotypes.
excerpt | Family
Belonging Is About More Than Biology
As an adoptee and adoptive mom, God is teaching me about his welcoming love.
As an adoptee and adoptive mom, God is teaching me about his welcoming love.
Opinion | Family
Black and Blue Wife
My husband was a minister and I held graduate degrees—yet our “Christian” marriage was full of abuse.
My husband was a minister and I held graduate degrees—yet our “Christian” marriage was full of abuse. Opinion | Family. Black and Blue Wife. My husband
Opinion | Family
Parenting and the Marriage Mess
How to keep your relationship strong through the struggles of child-rearing
Opinion | Family. Parenting and the Marriage Mess. Strategies for battling the marriage mess. The challenges that parenting poses within marriage are inevitable.
Opinion | Pop Culture
Why Christians Should Avoid Watching Rape Scenes
What if there's a hidden human cost to our entertainment?
What if there's a hidden human cost to our entertainment?