50% Divorce Rate in Church is Misleading Propoganda

| July 20, 2015

This is a game-changer. Talk about “an old wives’ tale.” You’ve heard it said that 1) 50 percent of all marriages end in divorce; 2) most marriages that do happen to make it are, nonetheless, unhappy, and 3) Christians are just as likely to divorce as non-believers. These claims, long understood to be research-based facts, […]

Texas Lawmaker Requests Special Session on Marriage Licensing

| June 29, 2015

A Texas lawmaker is calling for a special session to address marriage licensing in the state. Rep. David Simpson, R-Longview, requested Monday that Gov. Greg Abbott call a special session of the 84th Legislature following a U.S. Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage in all 50 states. Simpson said the court had “cheapened” the institution […]

Brown: The Essence of Biblical Patriarchy

| January 30, 2015

It seems that the term patriarchy has fallen on hard times. But what is biblical patriarchy? Consider the seventh command, “You shall not commit adultery” (Deut. 5:18). This command initiates a celebration of the wonderful commands of God for marriage. This command takes us into the deepest recesses of the heart of God’s love for […]