This section of our website will feature articles and commentaries on a variety of subjects affecting the lives of Christian believers in today's culture. We will attempt to cover these topics from a biblical perspective, realizing that many of these issues create great disunity in the Christian church.
Marriage in America is under attack from without and within. There has been a major cultural shift in this country concerning traditional marriage resulting in major consequences on our most sacred and unifying social institution. From judicial decision that seek to redefine marriage to our over-sexualized entertainment industry, marriage is attacked and trivialized in every sphere life. Cohabitation is considered normative behavior and having children out of wedlock is rarely discouraged.
Young adults today have a much different worldview as a result which is disturbing for the future of families. Social scientist agree that children and adults fare much better physically, emotionally, and psychologically when they live in a traditional family unit of married, biological parents raising their children. Marriages are also under attack from within as pornography, infidelity, economic hardships, infertility, and daily stresses tear at the fabric of marital relationships.
RENEW is beginning a new mission focus of offering support for building strong marriages and healing for troubled ones. We have compiled a list of good books and Bible studies on building strong marriages and will be adding more in the weeks ahead. We will offer books on healing from divorce, help for single parents, and hope for desperate families dealing with all sorts of issues. Let us know if you have an inspiring story of how Jesus provided healing in your own experience that you may want to share to give hope and support for others.
Book List on Building Stronger Marriages