My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge. Hosea 4:6
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CanaVox hosts reading groups to study and discuss the beauty of marriage as one man, one woman, for life.
“We work to defend marriage and the faith communities that sustain it at the local, state, and national levels. We do this by working with legislators, by informing voters when they head to the ballot box, and by giving marriage a voice in courts of law as well as in the court of public opinion.”
National Marriage Week USA (February 7 – February 14)
“A collaborative campaign to strengthen individual marriages, reduce the divorce rate, and build a stronger marriage culture, which in turn helps curtail poverty and benefits children.”
(Focus on the Family) – “Focus on the Family is a global Christian ministry dedicated to helping families thrive. We provide help and resources for couples to build healthy marriages that reflect God’s design, and for parents to raise their children according to morals and values grounded in biblical principles.”
Mark Gungor is one of the most sought-after speakers on marriage and relationships in the world today. Each year thousands of couples attend his Couples’ Comedy Events. Mark’s candid and comedic approach uses unforgettable illustrations and the power of laughter to teach proven principles that are guaranteed to strengthen any relationship.
Take the Date Night Challenge by Erin Smalley and Dr Greg Smalley
With concepts based off of the Focus on the Family event, “The Date Night Challenge,” find out how everyday activities can become dates, and how to proactively and intentionally build your marriage relationship. Targeted at couples of all ages and stages, and includes a chapter with ideas for engaged couples also.
“The Marriage and Religion Research Institute is dedicated to making available the social science data and research on the impact of marriage and religious practice on the lives of children and the future of the nation.”
The purpose of MARRIpedia is to let the data do the talking. We hope to facilitate societal changes by delivering the power of robust social science findings to the actors in families, churches, schools, and other “people-forming” institutions. Thus informed, citizens can effect changes for the good. MARRIpedia is an important resource for any student, parent, policy maker, reporter or blogger who wants to become an informed and proactive player in improving society.
Marriage, What it is, Why it Matters, and the Consequences of Redefining It by The Heritage Foundation)
Marriage is based on the truth that men and women are complementary, the biological fact that reproduction depends on a man and a woman, and the reality that children need a mother and a father. Redefining marriage does not simply expand the existing understanding of marriage, it rejects these truths.
Marriage and the Public Good: Ten Principles by The Witherspoon Institute, Princeton, NJ, 2006
The purpose of this document is to make a substantial new contribution to the public debate over marriage. Too often the rational case for marriage is not made at all or not made very well. As scholars, we are persuaded that the case for marriage can be made and won at the level of reason.”
What Your Church Needs to Know – And Do – About the Court’s Marriage Ruling by Alliance Defending Freedom, 2015
The Church has always proclaimed the Gospel to cultures and societies who have rejected truth. Now, more than ever, the Church must fulfill its mission.
*Disclaimer: links to sites not controlled by Wisconsin Family Council do not necessarily imply our endorsement or recommendation of the organization. Parents should exercise judgment about what is best for their family. There are undoubtedly a number of other good resources. Wisconsin Family Action resources listed on Wisconsin Family Council’s website are not products of Wisconsin Family Council, but additional information from another organization. Wisconsin Family Action is a separately funded organization from Wisconsin Family Council.