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The Briefing 09-19-13

More than an economic problem: The “lost” generation; After a “he-session,” we are having a “she-covery”; Re-marriage rates on the decline because of cohabitation; 1…Read this essay →

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Must a Pastor Be Married? The New York Times Asks the Question

The New York Times has asked the question. How would you answer it?Read this essay →

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Permanence Before Experience: The Wisdom of Marriage

The onslaught of modernity has challenged basic assumptions about marriage that existed merely decades ago.  Instead of marriage being the beginning of the permanence of...Read this essay →

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Permanence Before Experience — The Wisdom of Marriage

Rightly understood, marriage is all about permanence. In a world of transitory experiences, events, and commitments, marriage is intransigent. It simply is what it is...Read this essay →

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Is Living Together Really a Big Deal?

Is living together really such a big deal?  In a post-modern culture, where people don’t really believe in the institution of marriage, is there any...Read this essay →

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Getting Ready to Get Ready for Marriage

How can young people prepare themselves for marriage?  On today’s program, Dr. Mohler discusses the things people can do to make sure they are readying...Read this essay →

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Waiting Too Long for Marriage

Young Christians are waiting a long time to marry. Is this a good idea? What keeps young people who are committed to honoring the Lord,...Read this essay →

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The Case for (Early) Marriage

Shifts in a culture are often signaled by unexpected developments that represent far more than may first meet the eye. The cover story in the...Read this essay →

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The Delay of Marriage and the Decline of Church Attendance

W. Bradford Wilcox of the University of Virginia has written a must-read article in the "Houses of Worship" column of The Wall Street Journal. Wilcox...Read this essay →

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“Boundless” Interview by Podcast

Boundless is a magnificent e-magazine and resource from Focus on the Family.  I recently talked to friends at Boundless when I was in Colorado Springs,...Read this essay →

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Marriage Going Out of Style?

"The bottom line is that a heavily married society is a whole lot better off than one that's not," says David Popenoe, a professor of...Read this essay →

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The Radical Concept of Virginity

The Telegraph [London] reports that evangelical college students in Britain are set to attend sessions on keeping their virginity. The paper's coverage implies that sexual...Read this essay →

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The China Syndrome — 40 Million Unmarried Men

China now finds itself looking a social crisis right in the face. The nation's "one child only" limitation, coupled with that culture's traditional preference for...Read this essay →

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Love, Romance And Marriage In The Twenty-First Century

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Newsweek On The New World of Sex and Love

Newsweek's current cover story, "Sex and the Single Boomer: The New World of Midlife Romance," offers further evidence that an embrace of deep sexual confusion...Read this essay →

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Courting Danger Online–Teenagers and the Internet

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A New Twist On Teen Sex

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More Americans Living Alone

The U.S. Census Bureau reports that more Americans are living in single-person households. According to a report in the Associated Press, "the number of Americans...Read this essay →

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Delaying Marriage — Another Look at the Costs

Danielle Crittenden, author of What Our Mothers Didn't Tell Us, has written a must-read article, "The Cost of Delaying Marriage." The article has recently been...Read this essay →

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Why do Christians Believe in Sexual Abstinence?

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Abstinence and The Waxman Report

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“He’s Just Not That Into You”–Postmodern Secular Romance

Sex and romance remain big issues in popular culture–and for good reason. In a fallen world, issues of sexuality and romantic love are prime candidates…Read this essay →