• Family •
October 11, 2007
The mainstream media has taken notice of a number of educators leading a movement for same-gender classrooms throughout the nation. At the front of the movement is David Chadwell, the Director for Single-Gender Initiatives at the South Carolina State Department of Education. Mr. Chadwell joins Dr. Mohler on today’s program for a thoughtful conversation about…
October 5, 2007
More and more young Christians are asking themselves how much money and security they need before thinking about marriage. And even after marriage, couples regularly wonder if they have enough to start thinking about having children. On today’s program, Dr. Mohler discusses the issue and proposes some helpful criteria for evaluation.
September 24, 2007
This much is now clear — Americans are taking a lot longer to grow up. As a matter of fact, this society has developed a period of extended adolescence that is completely without precedent in human history.
September 11, 2007
A recent article at Slate by Emily Yoffe recounts her own experience shopping with her adolescent daughter. Ms. Yoffe’s experience, and dismay at what is marketed to our daughters, is hardly uncommon among mothers. On today’s program, Dr. Mohler discusses how Christian families can biblically and intentionally instill in their daughters a worldview that doesn’t…
August 31, 2007
August 28, 2007
August 21, 2007
In a recent article in Azure, Noah Pollak argues that Europeans aren’t having large families for a variety of changing cultural values and evolving worldviews. But he also notes that many parents simply don’t want the inconvenient imposition of children. Pollak joins Dr. Mohler on today’s program for a conversation on the relationship between marriage…
August 13, 2007
Is the future of our congregations tied to the fate of the family? Professor W. Bradford Wilcox of the University of Virginia is sure that this is so, and his research and analysis is impossible to ignore. In his essay, “As the Family Goes,” published in First Things, Wilcox argues that the future of America’s Christian congregations will “rise and fall with the fortunes of the intact, married family.”
August 10, 2007
Does worldview determine behavior or does behavior determine worldview? In the end, the process must certainly work both ways. An individual’s basic worldview surely determines moral choices and behaviors. But habits of life and moral context can also lead to modifications in worldview.
August 2, 2007
A pair of recent stories in major magazines remind us that the pet industry in America is big business. And for Christians, there are a host of other considerations at stake in any discussion of the significance of our animal companions. On today’s program, Dr. Mohler examines the often extravagant, child-substituting, and always profitable pet…
July 27, 2007
July 16, 2007
A British think-tank has sounded a warning about a generation of “screen kids” who are being raised by “electronic babysitters.” The report also warns that these children, largely parented by digital devices, are spending more and more time in their bedrooms — alone with their electronic entertainments.