BETTER News on Marriage & Divorce Statistics

There is a particular statistic that has been thrown around for years, that I have always been suspicious of: that “50% of marriages end in divorce, and it is no different for Christians than for non-Christians”. I have heard prominent pastors use this, and I have never truly believed it. When I hear it, a number of questions would arise in my mind. “What is the meaning of ‘Christian’ to the pollster?” “Is this percentage referring to the number of people getting married, or the number of marriages, total?” But even if this is all true, is it really the case that those who profess to follow the Creator of the institution of marriage, the One who said in Malachi 2:16, “I hate divorce”…r

“In God I Take Refuge”

Psalm 91:1-2 “He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the LORD, "He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust." You may have heard the recent Gallup report stating that “Americans are Among the Most Stressed People in the World” and “Americas Among Most Negative People on Earth”. Although this was not based on an exhaustive poll, for the most part, I agree with it! If the external expressions of anger, impatience, depression, and others are symptoms of a greater problem, stress could be part of it! The pundits’ explanations are diff

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