Marriage: "Strong families, prosperous states"

Confirming God's design for marriage:
Strong families, prosperous states: Do healthy families affect the wealth of states?
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Economics has its roots in the Greek word oikonomia, which means the “management of the household.” Yet economists across the ideological spectrum have paid little attention to the links between household family structure and the macroeconomic outcomes of nations, states, and societies. This is a major oversight because, as this report shows, shifts in marriage and family structure are important factors in states’ economic performance, including their economic growth, economic mobility, child poverty, and median family income...

Higher levels of marriage, and especially higher levels of married-parent families, are strongly associated with more economic growth, more economic mobility, less child poverty, and higher median family income at the state level in the United States...

Marriage - Counter Culture

Study outline of Chapter 6 on Marriage from Counter Culture: A Compassionate Call to Counter Culture in a World of Poverty, Same-Sex Marriage, Racism, Sex Slavery, Immigration, Abortion, Persecution, Orphans and Pornography


A. Marriage is Under Attack

  1. The very definition of Marriage: Supreme Court DOMA decision, and so-called same sex marriage
  2. Divorce rates
  3. Cohabitation
  4. Intentional singleness and fornication

B. What does God say about Marriage?

2015 04 "Pastors Threatened With Jail For Biblical Marriages" by KrisAnne Hall

Another excellent podcast by KrisAnne Hall. Nails it at the end.

"Pastors Threatened With Jail For Biblical Marriages"

Family Small Group Study: The Family Project

The Family Project

Why do families work? Because God Himself designed them! Thriving families will lead to thriving communities, and thriving communities will transform the world. People will find purpose, joy and redemption; and generation after generation will create a positive legacy.

2015 04 Fast and Pray for Marriage

Marriage: Separating Civil and Christian Marriage Should We Sign the Pledge?

** Update! **
June 26, 2015

Published on Jun 26, 2015 by KrisAnne Hall
If Pastors want to be able to take a legal stand against government forced marriage, they must do these things!

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