Marriage


Alabama News | Sep. 29 2014

Faith and Family: Dealing with domestic violence — Domestic violence victims do not have to suffer in silence, counselor says

When dad hits mom Abby rushes home after picking up her son, Caleb, from school. She knows she only has an hour until her husband, Ron, gets... [READ MORE]

Addictions | May. 29 2014

Faith and Family: Protecting from porn — Pornography ‘No. 1 issue facing Christian men,’ threat to ‘marriages, homes and the Church’

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist What’s the harm in looking? When I was a teenager I started looking at girlie magazines with... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Mar. 13 2014

Faith and Family — International Adoption: What is the process?

Like domestic adoption, international adoption is the permanent legal placement of a child into an adoptive family. Both types of adoptions involve... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Mar. 13 2014

Faith and Family — International Adoption: Do we as Christians have a biblical call to care for orphans?

"You know what’s wrong with you people?”  If this is the leading question, you can guarantee an interesting conversation... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Mar. 13 2014

Faith and Family — International Adoption: Ways to help post placement transition go smoother

So much effort, planning, time and care go into the process of adopting a child. By the time the child is in the home, many parents are emotionally... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Mar. 13 2014

Faith and Family — International Adoption: Pathways counselor shares what international adoption means to his family

I will never forget the day in August 2010 when my wife Jennifer and I signed our names on our adoption application. We were excited, nervous... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Feb. 27 2014

Lawsuit targets same-sex ‘marriage’ ban in Alabama

Voter-approved marriage amendments are currently under fire in several states, including Alabama. Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) in Montgomery... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jan. 16 2014

Faith and Family — Grandparents parenting grandchildren: Facing emotional, physical, financial realities of new role

Second time around… Thomas and Sarah thought they would spend their retirement traveling, serving more at church and spoiling their five... [READ MORE]

Children | Jan. 16 2014

Faith and Family — Grandparents parenting grandchildren: Helping grandchildren adjust to new home vital to establishing good foundation

A child who arrives in a new home faces both an initial adjustment to the situation and a long-term adjustment to becoming part of a new... [READ MORE]

Children | Jan. 16 2014

Faith and Family — Grandparents parenting children: Scripture offers encouragement to grandparents raising their grandchildren

Almost 5 million children are being raised by their grandparents in the United States today. It is unlikely that any of these grandparents ever... [READ MORE]