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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”.
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.
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
Why Are Evangelical Women at Planned Parenthood?
What a recent Marie Claire report gets wrong—and right—about evangelicals and abortion.
What Marie Claire gets right. As much as the world tries to find one, there is no plan B for human sexuality. God designed it to be exclusively expressed within marriage.
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.
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
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.
The New Face of Infidelity
What lures Christians to cheat?
Marriage. Increasingly, it seems like personal integrity is taking a backseat to fear of exposure. Sexless Marriage? Texas. 5 of our Best Recent Marriage Articles.
When Does the Bible Allow Divorce?
Scripture’s guidance for broken, hurting marriages
I don't know what to do. God wants us to honor marriage no matter what, right?” What do you say? Another Marriage: A Lifelong Commitment. Scripture
Married Sex Is Good for You
Things we're reading and discussing this week.
In that moment of physical, spiritual, and emotional exposure, I caught a convincing glimpse of why one might argue that sex is best kept within the boundaries of marriage.
Let the Pregnant Grads Walk
How we treat pregnant teens reveals more about us than them.
“You have these two competing values,” Brad Wilcox, a sociologist at the University of Virginia and director of the National Marriage Project, told The New York Times.