Marriage

Review: Preparing Couples for Love and Marriage

By Bromleigh McCleneghan
There are pastors who don’t like doing weddings, and I can empathize. The wedding industrial complex has turned what might be (and once was) a simple and lovely public… read more

Methodists and Gay Marriage

By Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly
PBS's Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly did a story this week on United Methodists and gay marriage. What did you think of the piece? Was it done objectively? Would you have… read more

The Trivialization of Sex

By Adam Hamilton
Churches don’t often spend a lot of time reminding people of the beauty and importance of sexual intimacy. Conversely, society tends to trivialize and cheapen it. People… read more

Q&A with Adam Hamilton, author of Love to Stay

By Brenda Smotherman
There are a number of relationship books in the market, what makes Love to Stay unique? As a pastor, I draw from the wisdom of the Scriptures. But I also cite advice from experts … read more

An Ethic of Love in Marriage and Divorce

By Felicia M. George
For years now, it has been reported that Christians divorce as often as everyone else in America. In an attempt to determine the validity of this assertion, various sociologists… read more

The Ministry of Marriage Preparation

By S. Clifton and Jane P. Ives
The phone rings. You hear the excitement in Peggy’s voice as she announces her engagement to Phil and asks you to perform their wedding ceremony. You check your calendar and … read more
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