Delight shares some interesting statistics.
I have found it interesting that I have never gotten a complaint from a couple who is living together when I’ve asked to pray with them. I always tell them that I feel it is my responsibility to tell them that marriage is God’s way. Marriage is so important to God that He calls believers The Bride and Himself The Bridegroom. All should know the results that Delight shares here. How many marriages could be saved if parents knew the effects it has on children? I know that free marriage counseling, like the counseling at the parenting center with which I am involved, is hard to find. But one must make the effort to find good, Christian counsel before making a decision that may have lifelong effects.
It is Father’s day.
But unfortunately many homes resonate with the questions “where is daddy?” or “who is my daddy?”
As the feminist movement progresses, and as women have become liberated and independent over the years, more and more children are born out-of-wedlock. The CDC released a report last year with shocking data showing that 40.7% of children in the US are born outside of marriage, and many of these children do not have a father figure in the home to shape a complete family that nurtures them to adulthood.
A boy needs a father in his life to identify with and show him the world through a God-given priesthood installed in the family by God Himself.
A girl needs her father to give her confidence and a critical approach to future relationships. This is in addition to showing her Christ as the center of the family.
Many families (some…
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