• Marriage •
January 22, 2008
The folks over at the libertarian-leaning CATO Institute have produced a debate over marriage that demands attention. The lead essay by Stephanie Coontz sets the stage for the debate, and three substantial responses to her essay add further substance to the discussion. Given the fact that so much controversy over the marriage issues involves so little intellectual substance, we should welcome and give attention to this debate.
January 14, 2008
November 27, 2007
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 14, 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 20, 2007
When a Texas church recently made headlines for withdrawing its offer to host a funeral for a man who they discovered had been a practicing homosexual, they garnered a barrage of media attention. If churches want to avoid such embarrassing episodes, they have to carefully think through their policies on weddings and funerals.
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.”
July 26, 2007
July 3, 2007
A newly released report from the Pew Research Center suggests that Americans are less likely to associated parenthood with marriage; for many couples, childbearing is increasingly viewed as optional. On today’s program, guest host Russell Moore asks whether evangelical churches are following this trend. Joining Dr. Moore for today’s program are Brad Wilcox, professor of…