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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?

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, ...

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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?"

Marriage as a Feminist Institution

Marriage ties us to others and others to us; asking and demanding that we become considerate of spouse and children, therefore turning us into different kinds of people, usually for the better. Marriage and parenthood are the most powerful and humanly universal antidotes to adult self-centeredness.

The Family Project

The Family Project is a 12 session DVD experience for couples or small groups that explores the theological, philosophical, and cultural underpinnings of the traditional family, and combines that information with inspiring stories and practical tools to help 21st-century families thrive.

Building a Thriving Church Marriage Ministry

If we believe that impacting our generation through our churches and their godly marriages is critical, andbmost pastors whole-heartedly agree, then churches should take an active part in helping marriages be an example to the world of Christ and His bride, the Church.

3 Reasons Marriage Is Worth Pursuing

I found an article this week about how millennials are waiting longer to marry, based on a recent study. It says that the decline in marriage in young adults is due to the decline in the importance of marriage. The author points out that marriage used to be the starting point for young adults, but it’s not that way anymore.

Living Together but Not Married? Consider the Power of the Vow - Focus on the Family

My marriage vow kept me from making a grave mistake. Without it, I would have lost a lifetime of love. This special promise is powerful — and we need it for many reasons. If you’re living together but you’re not married yet, consider the power of the vow.

  • Life is full of surprises, challenges and questions – and sometimes we all need help finding answers. Are you struggling in your marriage? Is your son or daughter involved in activities that have you worried? Or maybe you’re facing an unexpected pregnancy or navigating conflict with your aging parents. Whether you’re in the midst of a major crisis or simply a perplexing situation, we have compiled resources that can point you in the right direction. And remember – we’re constantly updating our content, so check back frequently for the latest and greatest resources.

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