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LGBT leaders threaten to quit Church of England dialogue unless bishops support gay marriage

ReutersLGBT leaders and supporters in the Church of England are threatening a mass walkout from a recently-launched discussion process about sexual issues unless bishops give an urgent guarantee to support the marriage of same-sex partners in church. The warning was issued in a joint letter sent to 34 bishops "known to be supporters of LGBTIQ+... Read more

Christian forced marriage victim appeals to Boris Johnson for help

Maira Shahbaz(Photo: Aid to the Church in Need)A Pakistani Christian girl who fled the home of a Muslim man she was forced to marry is pleading with Boris Johnson to help her. Maira Shahbaz, 14, and her family have been forced into hiding because of the threats to their lives from Islamist extremists.  She was... Read more

10 Signs Your Marriage Is Built on Christ

Ephesians 5 is a classic text to turn to when seeking biblical wisdom about marriage. However, it also has a tendency to unsettle those who do not understand that the word of God can be trusted with all areas of life. Truths like, Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives should submit... Read more

3 Ways to Protect Your Marriage from Adultery

The giving of the Ten Commandments is among the most iconic passages in Scripture, and is recognized widely as being guidelines for all people to follow. The Ten Commandments serve as the foundation for Israel being a just and civilized society. It is upon this foundation that the Old Testament law is built.The seventh command... Read more

Pakistan court annuls marriage of Christian girl to Muslim man accused of kidnapping her

Arzoo Raja(Photo: Aid to the Church in Need)A high court in Sindh Province, Pakistan on Monday invalidated the marriage of a 13-year-old Catholic girl to a Muslim alleged to have abducted and forcibly married her, sources said. The court has yet to address the alleged forcible conversion of Arzoo Raja to Islam. Justices ruled that... Read more

John Gray Says He Stepped Down from Leading Relentless Church to Reevaluate His Soul, Marriage

John Gray Says He Stepped Down from Leading Relentless Church to Reevaluate His Soul, Marriage Pastor John Gray stepped down from leading Relentless Church in South Carolina just months ago. But, even though many thought Gray's troubles were over the eviction lawsuits which he settled with Ron Carpenter, he revealed that wasn't the real reason... Read more

Court in Pakistan Nullifies Christian Girl’s Marriage to Muslim Man

Court in Pakistan Nullifies Christian Girl's Marriage to Muslim Man LAHORE, Pakistan, November 11, 2020 (Morning Star News) A high court in Sindh Province, Pakistan on Monday (Nov. 9) invalidated the marriage of a 13-year-old Catholic girl to a Muslim alleged to have abducted and forcibly married her, sources said.The court has yet to address... Read more

Justin and Hailey Bieber sit down for marriage counselling with Pastor Judah Smith

Justin and Hailey Bieber with Pastor Judah Smith (l)Justin Bieber and his wife Hailey are being supported in their marriage by the pop star's close friend Pastor Judah Smith. The three were seen in Bieber's new YouTube documentary, 'Next Chapter', sitting down at their family home for a marriage counselling session.  Smith, who pastors Churchome... Read more

Carl Lentz Breaks Silence Following Firing from Hillsong: ‘I Was Unfaithful in My Marriage’

Carl Lentz Breaks Silence Following Firing from Hillsong: 'I Was Unfaithful in My Marriage' Carl Lentz, the now former pastor of Hillsong East Coast, has revealed that he cheated on his wife, Lauren. As Christian Headlines previously reported, Hillsong leadership announced on Wednesday that Lentz was terminated for leadership issues and moral failures.While Lentz and... Read more

‘I was unfaithful in my marriage,’ says Carl Lentz after Hillsong NYC firing

Carl Lentz with his family. The former Hillsong NYC pastor admitted to marital unfaithfulness.(Photo: Instagram/Carl Lentz)Sacked Hillsong NYC pastor Carl Lentz has admitted to marital unfaithfulness after being fired from the church over "moral failures".   The 41-year-old made the admission in a statement on his Instagram page in which he said he was "deeply... Read more

Pope Francis Opposes Same-Sex Marriage and Was Taken Out of Context in Film, Vatican Says

Pope Francis Opposes Same-Sex Marriage and Was Taken Out of Context in Film, Vatican Says The Vatican says a new documentary that implied Pope Francis changed Catholic doctrine on same-sex couples took his words out of context and deleted a critical comment.The documentary, Francesco, showed the pope telling an interviewer, Homosexuals have a right to... Read more

How a Biblical View of Money Changed Our Marriage – Bible Gateway Blog

By Aaron and Jennifer Smith A survey done by Ramsey Solutions published in February 2018 reported that money is the number one issue married couples argue about. We have definitely had our moments of arguing about money problems. However, as God transformed our hearts and minds toward money, not only did we get out of... Read more

Judge in Pakistan Validates Marriage of Muslim to 13-Year-Old

Judge in Pakistan Validates Marriage of Muslim to 13-Year-Old LAHORE, Pakistan, October 28, 2020 (Morning Star News) A 13-year-old Christian girl kidnapped by a Muslim man in Pakistan leapt toward her mother when she spotted her outside a courtroom on Tuesday (Oct. 27), but her family was not permitted to enter as a judge validated... Read more

Young Pakistani girl rescued after kidnapping and forced marriage. – Mission Network News

Pakistan (MNN) — Christian Pakistani girls face serious danger. Not only are they a persecuted religious minority, but they are often targeted as forced child brides. JoAnn Doyle with 8thirty8, a Facebook group of Uncharted Ministries dedicated to prayer, says that in Pakistan, it is not uncommon for older Muslim men to target and kidnap... Read more

9 Steps to Restoring Trust in a Troubled Marriage

The Bible has a lot to say about marriage, and even more to say about trusting the Lord. Perhaps one of the best ways to rebuild trust in a troubled marriage is to focus more on our trust in God, and less on the actions, sin, and betrayals of our spouse. It is better to... Read more

5 Ways You’re Making Conflict in Your Marriage Harder for Yourself 

On the flipside, when you constantly remind yourself that hes never going to listen, never going to change, then youre anticipating more fights. And when they come, you tend to pack a mean Aha, I knew I was right! punch. You start slinging fists because you were right about him dropping the ball.If you revel... Read more

Wikipedia censors traditional view of marriage

Wikipedia is restricting editors from expressing opposition to same-sex marriage on its platform a decision that comes months after co-founder Larry Sanger said the site's neutrality policy was "dead." Volunteers who write and edit Wikipedia's articles can no longer include on their profile page any "userbox" a badge expressing their beliefs that is against gay... Read more

Your Marriage Will Be as Good as You Both Decide It Will Be | RELEVANT

Most people know the oft-quoted stat: close to 50 percent of marriages end in divorce. This number can be daunting for those already married or considering marriage. The good news is that we can reverse that trend. We can lead a new wave of marriages that are stronger than ever. Our marriages can do more... Read more

5 Ways to Bring More Joy into Your Marriage

Our world tends to be overly serious. We forget to let ourselves relax and have fun. Think back to the last time you had a really good laugh with a friend or your spouse and how good it made you feel. Its been proven laughter can relieve tension and stress, boost your immune system, release dopamine... Read more

God Hears Your Prayers for Your Marriage – Encouragement for Today – October 14, 2020

October 14, 2020God Hears Your Prayers for Your MarriageFRANCINE RIVERS Lee en espaolAsk and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. Matthew 7:7 (NIV)My husband, Rick, and I celebrated our golden wedding anniversary on December 21, 2019. We often look at each... Read more

US Church to discipline bishop who refused to permit same-sex marriage blessings

The Bishop of Albany William Love(Photo: Facebook/The Diocese of Albany)The US Episcopal Church has ruled against a bishop who refused to allow same-sex marriage blessings to be held in his diocese. The Bishop of Albany, William Love, said he was "very disappointed" by this week's ruling from the disciplinary panel, which followed a trial earlier in the... Read more

Will SCOTUS Overturn the Ruling that Imposed Same-Sex Marriage on the United States?

The Story: Justices Thomas and Alito warn about the threat to religious liberty in the decision that cleared way for same-sex marriage. Could a conservative majority on the Supreme Court be on the verge of overturning that ruling? The Background: On the first day of the Supreme Courts new term, Justice Thomas wrote a scathing... Read more

Justices Thomas, Alito: Christians Aren’t Bigots for Opposing Same-Sex Marriage

Justices Thomas, Alito: Christians Aren't Bigots for Opposing Same-Sex Marriage The U.S. Supreme Court Monday turned down a much-watched case involving a county clerk who opposed same-sex marriage, although two of the justices criticized the U.S. legal system for suggesting Christians with traditional beliefs are bigots.By choosing to privilege a novel constitutional right over the... Read more

Nevada to Vote on Bill Removing Definition of Marriage as Being between One Man, One Woman from State Constitution

Nevada to Vote on Bill Removing Definition of Marriage as Being between One Man, One Woman from State Constitution In November, Nevada will be voting on a bill to remove the definition of marriage as meaning between one man and one woman from the state constitution.According to The Christian Post, Nevada was one of 30... Read more

Marriage Is to Reflect Christs Love – Encouragement Café – September 25

Marriage is to Reflect Christs Love By Annah Matthews Hallelujah! For the Lord our God the Almighty reigns. Let us rejoice and exult and give him the glory, for the marriage of the Lamb has come, and his Bride has made herself ready Revelation 19:6-7 ESVAs a little girl I spent hours playing with my Barbie... Read more

More young Americans are shunning marriage

(Photo: Unsplash/Marc A Sporys)The number of younger Americans who are choosing not to wed has reached record levels, according to figures from the Institute for Family Studies (IFS). Data shows that over a third (35%) of American adults between the ages of 25 and 50 have never been married - a proportion that amounts to... Read more

Changing rules on weddings will ‘trivialise’ marriage bond – Christian Institute

(Photo: Unsplash)The Christian Institute has rejected calls to relax the rules on where people can get married.  The Law Commission has said couples should be given "more freedom" when it comes to the venue and what form the wedding will take.  It called current laws governing how and where couples can marry "outdated and unnecessarily restrictive".... Read more

5 Truths about Marriage: What Every Bride Needs to Know before Marrying

A long time ago, in the Garden of Eden, marriage was created and established by God. As Genesis 2:24, explains, That is why a man leaves his father and mother and is united to his wife, and they become one flesh.However since then, Gods beautifully designed union between a man and a woman has been... Read more

How to Heal Codependency in Marriage

Marriage is a place where our strengths and weaknesses come more clearly into view. As we grow up and grow together as couples; we start to discover new things about ourselves! Proverbs 27:17 says, As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.Marriage is one of the most beautiful and effective ways God uses individuals... Read more

14-year-old Christian girl in forced marriage and conversion case on the run after fleeing husband

Maira Shahbaz(Photo: Aid to the Church in Need)A 14-year-old Christian girl who says she was kidnapped at gunpoint, and forced to convert to Islam and marry a Muslim man is on the run after fleeing from his home.  Maira Shahbaz is in hiding with her mother and three siblings after escaping from the home of... Read more