Category Archives: Marriage

Families, households and marital status: Key results from the 2016 Census — Statistics Canada

Statistics Canada has released its study of Canadian families, households, and marital status and the results reveal a dramatic shift in the makeup of Canadian family. The 2016 Census data show that, today, proportionally fewer households are composed of a ‘mom, … Continue reading

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Lutherans for Life Provides a New Bulletin Insert for Father’s Day

A new bulletin insert, produced by Lutherans for Life, for Father’s Day is now available for shipping from Concordia Publishing House. Check out: God Smiles on Fathers.  

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Our True Identity is Found in the City with Foundations, whose Maker and Builder is God

Harold Senkbeil, in his article “Pastoral  Care and Sex”, writes, We can no longer assume that the American way of life and Christianity are synonymous … What this means, though, is that we must be more deliberate in modeling and … Continue reading

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Dancing in the Minefields — Andrew Peterson

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Some Sobering Thoughts About Cohabitation

The majority of people in North America practice cohabitation before they enter into marriage … if they get married at all.  Bowling Green State University sociologist Karen Guzzo has conducted extensive research on cohabitation and her findings are causing many people to rethink … Continue reading

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Pro-Life or Life-Affirming?

The following excerpts are from an article authored by Rev. Dr. James I. Lamb, the Executive Director of Lutherans for Life.  The article in entitled, “Pro-Life or Life-Affirming?” (LifeDate, Summer 2014, pages 6-7) Pro-Life? – The man next to me … Continue reading

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Mixed Unions on the Increase in Canada

Statistics Canada has released information (June 17, 2014) that reveals “more people are forming a conjugal union with someone from a different ethnocultural background.”  Mixed unions have increased from 2.6% in 1991 to 3.1% in 2001 to 4.6% in 2011. … Continue reading

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Ravi Zacharias Tackles Christian ‘Intolerance’ of Homosexuality

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God’s Gift of Marriage: Speaking the Truth in Love — A Statement from the Faculty at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne

The statement from the Concordia Theological Seminary follows but first a thought from “Go!” The Supreme Court in the United States struck down the Defense of Marriage Act.  It’s yet another sad day in American history as more and more Americans … Continue reading

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