Study Says Married Adults Who Look at Porn Are More Likely to Commit Adultery

New research from the US concludes that those who consume pornography more regularly are more likely to have extra marital affairs. The study, published in...

Why We Shouldn’t Accept the Cultural Norm of Living Together Before Marriage

“So…are you engaged yet?” the hairstylist asked her client with a smile. Sitting in the chair across the way, my ears perked up. This should...

Why Parenthood Is Often the Way of the Cross: The Grace and Joy In...

With my first pregnancy, it seemed everyone was more excited than me. My mother squealed when I told her the news. People at church kept...

Are You a Mother of Grace?

But the other woman, Sarah, represents the heavenly Jerusalem. She is the free woman, and she is our mother (Galatians 4:26). Before I became a...

“Fly Jock” Tom Joyner on What Makes Mothers So Special

Mother’s Day is about moms, but it’s also about all the women who played roles in our lives. If you’re Black, especially, chances are...

Marriage Needs More Than Promises; It Needs Vows

If you've attended many recent weddings, you've likely heard brides and grooms exchange promises that deviate from the traditional vows taken from the Book...

A House Divided: Lyndon and Sharyl Allen Turned to God to Heal Their Marriage

“He was funny, different articulate,” Sharyl Allen said. “Really drop-dead gorgeous and interesting,” Lyndon Allen said. A couple of years after meeting in a Bible study,...

Christian Researchers Say True U. S. Divorce Rate Is Much Lower Than Statistics Say

Most people believe only half of U.S. marriages make it. But a leading researcher is announcing the true divorce rate is much lower and...

An Interview With Focus on the Family’s Glenn Stanton on “Irreplaceable”

"If the church could just recapture that vision and embrace God's design for family," says Jim Daly, president of Focus on the Family, "we...

Michelle Duggar Would Welcome Another Baby ‘If God Saw Fit’

Michelle Duggar has a house full of children and an unwavering faith in God so the reality star is hopeful that she might expand...

Researchers Say Divorce Is Becoming Contagious

Forget about the flu that has been going around – there is something else that is contagious and could put your marriage in jeopardy. As...

J. Lee Grady Gives 10 Things You Should Do to Find the Right Person...

Thirty years ago this week, I stood at a church altar in Gainesville, Fla., and pledged my life to Deborah Delk. We didn’t have...

On the Verge of a Marital Separation? Here’s a Few Things You Should Do

“I can’t take it anymore,” Joanna said tearfully. She grabbed a tissue, adding, “I’m sorry, I wasn’t going to cry.” “What’s going on?” I asked....

You Don’t Have to Be Married to Help Orphans In Need

Faith-based organizations, church leaders, and Christian families across the country have propelled the orphan-care movement in the past decade, inspired by the repeated biblical...

What to Do If Your Remarriage Has Destabilized Your Child

Three years into his mom’s marriage, Samuel, a 14-year-old boy, told me, “I used to be best friends with mom. But I got pushed...

10 Factors Behind Successful Marriages

In 2006, the New York Times printed an article, written by John Tierney and Garth Sundem, that gave a formula to predict the outcome...

Can Bad Husbands Still Be Good Pastors and Church Leaders?

That statement is a sobering one for me. It’s one that all pastors and church leaders need to hear. There’s a real temptation in ministry...

What It Means to Honor Your In-Laws

What do I owe my in-laws? That's an interesting question. Another way to phrase it might be, "As a son-in-law or daughter-in-law, what's required...

Are Christian Men Focusing on the Wrong Parts of the Dating Game?

OK, guys. Here is a little quiz for you. Of these four traits, which do you think a single woman secretly finds most attractive...

Baptist Couple Says International Adoption Is Challenging, But Also a Blessing

My wife and I had heard that international adoption would be one of the most difficult and rewarding things we'd ever do. We found...