Category Archives: Family

New Video Series Explores the Truth about Marriage and Family

The family is the basic social unit of any society. Therefore, as the family goes, so goes the nation. This was the topic (and title) of a recent book I co-authored with Elizabeth Youmans and Jill Thrift. Church-based community and social … Continue reading

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A Sacred Moment of Female Dignity Down Under

“Blessed is she who has believed that what the Lord has said to her will be accomplished!” Many of our readers will recognize these words from Luke’s gospel (1:45). He attributes them to Elizabeth, an old Jewish woman from the … Continue reading

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Millennials on Marriage and Sex: Recreational or Conjugal?

When the church fails to disciple the nation, the nation will disciple the church. As we have argued elsewhere, culture is simply a reflection of worship. Western civilization was created by the worship of the God who created the universe … Continue reading

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Just Breaking: Motherhood Is a Cultural Invention!

“Motherhood is a cultural invention. It reflects a belief adopted by society that is passed down from one generation to the next.” So writes Kathleen McCartney, president of Smith College, in “Time To Rethink Our Social Construct of Motherhood.” McCartney’s … Continue reading

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Same-Sex Marriage and Christianity in the US: Which Way the Future?

Our readers are no doubt aware of the pending Supreme Court case regarding same-sex “marriage.” Because of the timeliness and significance of the issue, we are publishing a series of daily posts this week only, from Scott Allen, the president of Disciple Nations … Continue reading

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Same-Sex vs. Opposite-Sex: Different for the Children

Our readers are no doubt aware of the pending Supreme Court case regarding same-sex marriage. Because of the timeliness and significance of the issue, we will be publishing a series of daily posts this week only, from Scott Allen, the … Continue reading

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Supporters of Traditional Marriage Are Not the New Jim Crows

Our readers are no doubt aware of the pending Supreme Court case regarding same-sex “marriage.” Because of the timeliness and significance of the issue, we will be publishing a series of daily posts this week only, from Scott Allen, the president … Continue reading

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Unbridled Sexuality: A Little Pedophilia Never Hurt Anyone, part 2

Note: In part 1 we explored the growth of pagan sexuality with the erosion of Judeo-Christian framework in the West. With the seeping of neo-pagan ideas into the cultural mainstream, and the corresponding change in the law, sexual preferences became expansive. … Continue reading

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Unbridled Sexuality A Little Pedophilia Never Hurt Anyone, Right?

Where is the new sexuality heading? (Hint: What’s  the natural conclusion of postmodern ideology?) The postmodern world begins its ascent onto the world scene by denying the concept of a metanarrative (an assertion which is itself a metanarrative, of course). … Continue reading

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The Heart of the Matter at the Supreme Court Today

Today’s Washington Post editorial is titled, “The Supreme Court Must Finish the Job on Same Sex Equality.” In it, we read: The Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday in a case widely expected to decide a great civil rights issue … Continue reading

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