When Gospel-Loving Churches Undermine Marriage

| February 22, 2014

When sociologists chronicle how the West redefined marriage, they will cite many factors, including progressive social pressure, willing media, and liberal theology. But thoughtful evangelicals shouldn’t only point the finger at the outside world. church-wedding Even among gospel-preaching congregations, we’ve contributed to the steady erosion of a once-strong institution. And I’m not primarily talking about […]

You Never Marry the Right Person

| February 20, 2014

In generations past, there was far less talk about “compatibility” and finding the ideal soul-mate. Today we are looking for someone who accepts us as we are and fulfills our desires, and this creates an unrealistic set of expectations that frustrates both the searchers and the searched for. In John Tierney’s classic humor article “Picky, Picky, Picky” […]

How Loving Your Husband Makes Him A Better Leader

| February 19, 2014

From Inc.com, comes a piece about the effectiveness of good loving relationships at home, on performance, leadership skills, and business to business relations of your man. How to Conquer the Need to Be Loved When I wrote an article recently touching on the potentially destructive nature of needing to be liked, I knew from my own […]

Simple things make a happy marriage

| February 18, 2014

The News Story – Want a happy marriage? Say ‘I love you’ ten times a week A recent survey of 1,000 Americans on what makes for a happy marriage yielded some fairly predictable results. Couples said that spending quality time together was key, as was “being able to have fun and having three shared interests and […]

The Process of Marrification

| February 8, 2014

  “I’d rather you not touch my shower towel, okay?” I quizzically glanced at my new husband, Ted. My freshly washed hands frozen in mid-air, just inches from his towel. Was he being serious? After all, he did have dry humor down to an art. This wouldn’t be the first time he’d fooled me into […]

Matt Walsh: I wasn’t ready for marriage

| February 8, 2014

You can’t possibly understand the reality of marriage — the joy, the commitment, the love, the anger, the pain, the hope, the fulfillment, the excitements, the banalities, the journey, the sacrifices, the rewards, the journey — until you’re in it. Same can be said for parenthood, only more so. How many people have been scared away […]

Matt Walsh: I’ve been divorced four times, but homosexuals are the ones destroying marriage

| February 4, 2014

Last night, someone emailed and asked me to write about the gay marriage case inVirginia. This morning, a woman from Wisconsin asked if I would blog about the gay marriage case in her state. A few readers in Utah have also requested that I chime in on the gay marriage fight there. And so I was going to do just that. I sat […]

Why We Should Encourage Our Kids to Marry Young

| January 30, 2014

Occasionally someone ventures outside the cultural marriage norms and makes the case for getting married young, but generally, it’s ingrained deep within us all that there’s an acceptable age to marry,  and to do so before that is unwise. But is it? We admit there’s an epidemic of adults who are over-sized children though the full […]

Russian Orthodox Church Warns Society on Same Sex Marriage Dangers

| January 30, 2014

Editor’s Note: This is something we used to understand here in America. Stay tuned for more information about one of our own champions of national morality, Anthony Comstock. The leader of the Russian Orthodox Church has warned society on the dangers of the “international campaign” behind same-sex marriage, and insisted that the traditional family structure […]

The War on the Word Marriage

| January 25, 2014

It’s hard to believe that this is even an argument in support of the the homosexual movement. Logically the argument is a cat chasing it’s own tail. There’s no need for homosexuals to fight for a right that is already granted. Homosexuals already have the right to marry, that is marry heterosexually, according to the defined […]

Save Up To Marry or Marry To Save Up?

| January 22, 2014

Data suggests “married couples seem to build more wealth on average than singles or cohabiting couples. Why might it matter if marriage fades among working and middle class Americans? Even though marriages are not guaranteed to last, healthy marriage relationships do promote human flourishing. Marriage successfully integrates emotional intimacy, parental responsibility and economic cooperation into […]

Encourage marriage for the sake of children: Top judge’s advice

| January 21, 2014

A drive to persuade couples to marry rather than simply live together would help combat high break-up rates among cohabitees, a report said. It also called for state spending to concentrate on families with young children, because this is the time when family relationships are under the greatest pressure and have the highest chance of […]

War on Men

| January 20, 2014

Susan Venker’s War On Men I’m only 27% through Susan Venker’s War On Men according to my kindle and I’ve not had a overly disappointing moment yet. Susan Venker doesn’t hold to traditional roles entirely, “Don’t misunderstand: I have no problem with husbands and wives switching things up – she works, he stays home.”  But […]

A Case for Early Marriage: Why It’s a Good Idea to Get Married Young

| January 16, 2014

People don’t get married anymore. If they do, then it is much later in life. In fact the age of marriage is continually going up in our culture to where it is pushing thirty. Not only has this been the trend in the culture, but I have seen this trend begin to take place in […]

How To Save Your Marriage From An Axe Murderer

| January 9, 2014

We have cre­ated a world that has lit­tle account­abil­ity, easy access, secrecy, and vir­tual iden­ti­ties. We can be who­ever we want to be when we are online. And it can prove to be very dan­ger­ous for us. The other day, I received a pri­vate mes­sage through my Face­book account from a man who was one […]