The New Face of InfidelitySubscriber access only
What lures Christians to cheat?
years. Take, for instance, the fact that young women married seven years or less are one of the fastest growing demographic groups committing adultery.
Opinion | Sexuality
With Sexual Sin, Truth and Mercy Triumph over Judgment
What I've learned from both sides of a hard conversation.
In the story, we find Jesus teaching in the temple. The scribes and Pharisees walk in, bringing with them a woman who has been caught in the act of adultery.
Opinion | Family
How to Help a Friend Through a Dying Marriage
Christians should be ready to care for those in the aftermath of divorce without making their pain worse.
Americans overall are actually more likely than pastors themselves to believe divorce is a sin even in the cases of adultery (39%) and abandonment (38%).
Opinion | Sexuality
Your Husband’s Infidelity Is Not Your FaultSubscriber access only
Adultery comes from a greedy heart, not an insufficient wife.
Adultery comes from a greedy heart, not an insufficient wife. Any solutions to adultery must address the husband's problem rather divert attention to the wife he's betrayed.
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.
exclusive sexual relationships. The best example in Scripture is the account of Jesus and the woman caught in adultery in John 8:2–11. While the Pharisees
Opinion | Family
When Does the Bible Allow Divorce?
Scripture’s guidance for broken, hurting marriages
summarizes: “Jesus proceeded to state one exception in which case divorce is permissible: sexual immorality on [the] part of one's spouse, that is, in context, adultery (Matthew 19:9
'Hillbilly Elegy' Hits Close to Home
What J. D. Vance’s book taught me about my own painful past in rural America.
a cursory look at my family yields a long list of sins and indiscretions: tax fraud, refusal to pay debts, child pornography, homosexuality, adultery, abandonment, disobedience of court
Opinion | Family
When Your Marriage Doesn't Measure UpSubscriber access only
Comparing your husband to others may be killing your relationship.
God will surely judge people who are immoral and those who commit adultery.” Here we learn the value of honoring marriage and being sexually faithful to one another.
Opinion | Family
Loving the Stranger in My BedSubscriber access only
I'm not the same woman my husband married 12 years ago.
There isn't necessarily anything pulling you away from your spouse, such as adultery or a difficult or trying circumstance; it's either that you realize you married a sinner or you've simply
Opinion | former TCW issue
Our “Holy” SinsSubscriber access only
Daring to face what we tend to ignore
Some sins come with neon signs—adultery, theft, murder—and are easy to spot, if not always easy to resist. But there are also more subtle temptations.
Opinion | Sexuality
My Dad, the Sinner and SaintSubscriber access only
How I learned to see my father as more than his unfaithful past.
How I learned to see my father as more than his unfaithful past.
Opinion | Sexuality
Porn and the Singleness PanicSubscriber access only
Why the state of marriage doesn’t mean we lower our standards.
marriage. If we take seriously Christ's warning that to lust after a woman is to commit adultery in the heart (Matt. 5:28), that's asking women to tolerate adultery.
Opinion | Pop Culture
Sin Gone ViralSubscriber access only
How Internet outrage hits deep.
That is how sin spreads, and Internet outrage is only one avenue: A man is caught in adultery, so his church community gossips under the guise of concern.
Opinion | Sexuality
Gay Marriage, Abortion, and the Bigger PictureSubscriber access only
Living out God’s will requires us to look beyond single issues.
a whole, where one part touches the rest. If we want to support marriage, we cannot wink at divorce and adultery. If we wish preserve the lives of unborn
Opinion | Sexuality
Pastor Exposed as Faithful to Wife of 17 YearsSubscriber access only
Despite the headlines, marital scandals don’t define the church.
sin (and the sin of every pastor who is unfaithful) will still have grave consequences for himself and for the lives of his wife, his children, and the woman with whom he committed adultery
Opinion | Family
Deliver Us from Social Media TemptationSubscriber access only
Facebook and exes can be a dangerous combination.
Facebook and exes can be a dangerous combination.
The (Sometimes Frustrating) Gift of SexSubscriber access only
Dr. Juli Slattery believes there's hope for every marriage.
In working with couples who have been through every frustration you can imagine—from pornography addiction to adultery to physical pain during sex to many other difficulties—those
Opinion | Family
Bridging the Mother/Daughter DivideSubscriber access only
A Christian mother, a Muslim daughter, and their path to peace
stories. Remember when King David committed adultery with Bathsheba, wife of his soldier Uriah, and then sent Uriah to the front lines of battle to die?
Opinion | Sexuality
To Have and to Hold, In Hardship and UnhappinessSubscriber access only
Having faith in marriage, for the long haul.
built together. In a few cases, I learned there was a secret life (addiction, adultery, or abuse) that had persisted behind their closed doors for years. In
Opinion | Sexuality
Creation Care Starts with Our BodiesSubscriber access only
Or, what I learned from my bikini-clad mother-in-law about the goodness of creation.
There is only cursing, lying and murder, stealing and adultery; they break all bounds, and bloodshed follows bloodshed. Fish, birds, and beasts die. Murder, theft, and adultery abound.