50% Divorce Rate in Church is Misleading Propoganda

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, never quite sat right with me. Still, admittedly, while these … Continue reading 50% Divorce Rate in Church is Misleading Propoganda

Texas Lawmaker Requests Special Session on Marriage Licensing

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 of marriage and called the ruling an aberration. In a … Continue reading Texas Lawmaker Requests Special Session on Marriage Licensing

Brown: The Essence of Biblical Patriarchy

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 men and women. He desires us to mirror His own … Continue reading Brown: The Essence of Biblical Patriarchy