The Obergefell v. Hodges (same-sex marriage) Mega-Post

Tensions build as Supreme Court readies blockbuster rulings

Pope Francis: ‘Gender theory is an error of the human mind that leads to so much confusion’

Bentonville School Board member eyes bullying policy tweak

Wondering which companies champion gay marriage? There’s an app for that

Is sexual orientation a social construct?

The fight for fatherhood

NRB President, members take stand for marriage

This bill would stop Obama administration from punishing people who stand up for marriage

Russell Moore to parents: Don’t be ashamed of your gay kids, don’t throw them out; that is pride

A world where gay marriage is law of the land

SBC presidents unite, declare stand on marriage

Three things you should know about Southern Baptists’ marriage resolution

Southern Baptists offer 3 points ahead of Supreme Court ruling on marriage

The courage to be on the wrong side of history: Lessons from Burke and Nietzsche

Mutilating teenagers to thunderous applause

Share of births to unmarried women dips, reversing a long trend

Ryan Anderson drives people crazy: And they’re all the right people

In overheard interview, Jeb Bush mocks Hillary Clinton, opposes gay marriage

Father models: 10 roles dads play with their kids

Take chances with your child

Moms, let dad be dad

Same-sex marriage doesn’t affect anyone? Just ask Jack Phillips

Anti-bullying law may have unintended consequences

Manual tells how Christian churches, schools can protect themselves from LGBT ‘discrimination’ lawsuits in US

Southern Baptists decry same-sex marriage

Southern Baptists: Supreme Court is not final authority on gay marriage

What a disabled person thinks about ‘transableism’

Younger adults put financial security ahead of marriage, kids: survey

New York Times ignores children of gay parents who want a mom and dad

The Southern Baptist Convention passes resolution on gay marriage

There is a fundamental right to marriage, and we must preserve it

Southern Baptist Convention, ADF release plan to resist anti-discrimination laws

Plaintiff describes conspiracy to bring down gay therapy group

A heart to heart talk with a ‘pro-gay’ Christian

What Paul would say to Matthew Vines

    The Stream: What interests me here is Vines’ tweeted claim that St. Paul would approve of homosexual couples and families if only he knew some. Using Jesus’ observation that we will know them by their fruits (MT 7:16) — the first chapter of his book is titled “A Tree and its Fruit” — Vines argues elsewhere that Christians should approve same-sex relationships because they bear good fruit. Apparently Paul didn’t see that kind of relationship in his world, but if he had seen it, he would have revised the opening of his letter to the Christians in Rome.


  • Posted: 06/15/2015
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  • Category: Marriage & Family
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  • Source: stream.org

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Circuit approves use of automated software in porn sweep

No, the difference between Dolezal and Jenner is not ‘fraud’

Legal resource offers guidelines to ensure religious freedom protection for churches and Christian organizations

15-year-old girl sues to force Virginia school district to let her use boys’ bathroom

Diocese quits social justice organization over participation in gay pride parade

Red State Families: Better than we knew

How family fragmentation impacts poverty in America

The specter of the Bob Jones case

The single best piece of marriage advice ever given

Everything we think we know about marriage and divorce is wrong

    Catalyst: Have you ever lamented the fact that the divorce rate was the same in the church? Or that most marriages are just hanging in there, not vibrant and happy? Without realizing it, those of us who have shared that information have been, as Andy Stanley put it in the Foreword to my new book The Good News About Marriage, “A small part of a very large problem.” We have been both accepting and adding to a deep sense of cultural discouragement about marriage. A discouragement that instead of motivating people, leeches hope from marriages. A discouragement that, it turns out, is based more on myth than reality.


  • Posted: 06/12/2015
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  • Category: Marriage & Family
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  • Source: catalystconference.com

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States standing strong for liberty

How can Christian organizations protect their religious freedom? Russell Moore and ADF offer guidance

North Carolina okays opt-out for officials who oppose same-sex marriage

Japanese court says adultery OK if it’s for business purpose

Supreme Court’s pending same-sex ruling to dominate Southern Baptist meeting

Marriage is a social justice issue

The north-south divide on two-parent families

N.C. legislature overrides veto, allows government employees to not do gay marriages

Don’t use my pain as a weapon: Infertility and same-sex marriage

Lawmakers send faith-based adoption bills to governor

11-year-old boy played in his yard, CPS took him, felony charge for parents

Albert Mohler on how to survive a moral revolution

Congress urged to pass law protecting religious schools from punishment over marriage beliefs

Feds: Employers should give transgender staff bathroom choice

Fewer young people say I do — to any relationship

    Gallup: Along with the decline in marriages among 18- to 29-year-olds in the U.S. in recent years, Gallup trends on Americans’ living arrangements reveal that the percentage of young adults “living together” has hardly budged. This means that not only are fewer young adults married, but also that fewer are in committed relationships. As a result, the percentage of young adults who report being single and not living with someone has risen dramatically in the past decade, from 52% in 2004 to 64% in 2014.


  • Posted: 06/10/2015
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  • Category: Marriage & Family
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  • Source: www.gallup.com

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Transgenderism: A Pathogenic Meme

‘Star Trek’ actor Patrick Stewart sides with Christian bakers in gay cake flap

A day late, a dollar short

Why redefining marriage is already an issue

Guide to protect churches from ‘sexual liberty’

Gay Marriage: The ‘right side of history’?

App seeks to “liberate” Americans from “old-fashioned” monogamous relationships

Mohler says Campolo’s reversal on homosexuality abandons Scripture

The value of children: Economics, faith, and the problem of underpopulation

GOP’s same-sex marriage trap

The double-edged sword of sentimentalism

Court ruling against gay marriage could cause legal ‘chaos’