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Why Marriage and Family Still Matter Today

There’s been a lot of talk lately about marriage and what it means. With these discussions swirling throughout the culture, you may have questions of your own. These resources examine marriage and answer questions such as, “What is the ultimate purpose of marriage?” and “How should marriage be defined?” and “What should my marriage look like?” We have answers for all of these questions and more.

The contradicting state of marriage

Marriage has become an increasingly complex subject. Do people still desire it anymore? If so, what are they looking for?

Marriage as a Feminist Institution

Marriage is qualitatively unique from other relationships – particularly unmarried cohabitation – because it requires something of the husband and wife, demanding that we act toward the other in ways that our feelings and desires will not always produce.

The Family Project

The Family Project vividly explores God's irreplaceable design for the family, and examines the profound impact of biblical families on the world today. Rediscover God's original purpose - renew faith in His timeless design - and reclaim the image of family from a changing modern-day perspective.

Family Research Council

Our vision is a culture in which human life is valued, families flourish, and religious liberty thrives.

American Family Association

The mission of the American Family Association is to inform, equip, and activate individuals to strengthen the moral foundations of American culture, and give aid to the church here and abroad in its task of fulfilling the Great Commission.

Theology of Marriage, Sexuality and Family: An Annotated Bibliography

As if it needs saying, I don’t agree with all that is written in each of these books listed here or totally with each author. Who could say that about any substantive collection of books or authors? But these are the books I’ve found most helpful and valuable as I’ve studied and developed my understanding of theology of the family.

Rebuilding a Marriage Culture: A Fourfold Mission for the Church

Here I want to suggest four things the church in particular should do to help rebuild a strong marriage culture. After all, the church—either through action or inaction—will play a major role in the debate over the meaning of marriage.

Why Marriage Matters: Reasons to Believe in Marriage in Postmodern Society (Experiencing God) Paperback – October 1, ...

Why Marriage Matters: Reasons to Believe in Marriage in Postmodern Society (Experiencing God) [Glenn T Stanton] on Amazon.com. FREE shipping on qualifying offers.

Drawing from 100 years of social science research, Why Marriage Matters examines the state of marriage in America today and gives readers solid reasons to believe in marriage in a postmodern culture. Indexed for easy reference.

We Cannot Be Silent

Twenty years ago, not one nation on earth had legal same-sex marriage. Now, access to same-sex marriage is increasingly seen as a basic human right. In a matter of less than a generation, western cultures have experienced a moral revolution

Who Needs Marriage? TIME Asked the Question - Do You Have an Answer?

Cultural commentary from a Biblical perspective Who needs marriage? I do. You do. We all do -- and for reasons far more fundamental than can be explained "in purely practical terms."

The Purpose of Marriage

In the disorientation following my second broken engagement, I found myself struggling with the question, “What is the purpose of marriage”?

Why Family? Part 1: Purpose and Blessing

Single men have asked "Who should I marry?" and "When should I marry?" But now they're finding themselves asking a more fundamental question: "Why marry?"

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