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 transformation must begin with the truth about marriage and family.
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 of this century: what the Constitution demands on same-sex marriage.
The revival of pagan culture has restored pagan sexuality as the sexual norm. Damon Linker, Senior Correspondent at the Week magazine, recently wrote an article titled “What Religious Traditionalists Can Teach Us About Sex.” He lays the blame for the erosion in sexual norms on the sexual revolution of the 1960s
The current debate about marriage powerfully illustrates the need to “make disciples of all nations.” How do we disciple our nations? What tactics do we use to positively influence our culture for Christ? These are important questions, particularly for the church in the United States at this moment in history. We
The family is one theme we write about regularly here at Darrow Miller and Friends. For example, recently we published, “Nations in Disorder – From Where Shall Help Come?” which included this paragraph: There is growing disorder in our societies across the spectrum of the human community. At one end
What’s the “marriage equality” debate really about? The current docket of the US Supreme Court includes two high-profile cases dealing with marriage: the Defense of Marriage Act and California’s Proposition 8. A few fundamentalist secularists–the radical fringe of the “LGBT” community–want to use political force and intimidation to rewrite centuries-old codes
Kudos to Marvin Olasky for his recent post at Townhall affirming that the numbers bear out the truth that one essential part of welfare reform is marriage. New York Times welfare specialist Jason DeParle said the “biggest surprise” to him as he wrote about poor communities was “just how much yearning
This just in. You may want to consider supporting this effort with your signature. Today a group of prominent Christian clergy, ministry leaders and scholars released the Manhattan Declaration, which addresses the sanctity of life, traditional marriage and religious liberty. The 4,700-word declaration issues a clarion call to Christians to