Pastoral Letter on Marriage Relationships Ministry

April 17, 2012 ...

Dear Fellow Evangelical Clergy, Recent cultural trends and legal changes in marriage, families, relationships and sexual behavior have raised new challenges in our practice of pastoral ministry. As evangelical Protestant pastors who are committed to the Bible as our rule of faith and practice, we seek guidance in dealing with these challenges. The following list …

Q&A With Mark Regnerus

March 20, 2012 ...

A I expect a few things to occur among evangelical congregations and denominations: First, people will marry later. We’re already beginning to see it happen. The desire for sexual intimacy has long been a motivator toward marrying. When people separate sex from marriage, the penchant for marrying in a timely manner — especially among men …

Marriage and Religious Freedom

January 12, 2012 ...

An Open Letter from Religious Leaders in the United States to All Americans Dear Friends: The promotion and protection of marriage — the union of one man and one woman as husband and wife — is a matter of the common good and serves the wellbeing of the couple, of children, of civil society and …

NAE Calls Congress to Act on DOMA

February 25, 2011 ...

According to Attorney General Eric Holder’s announcement on Feb. 23, the Justice Department will not defend new lawsuits involving constitutional challenges to DOMA. This is a break with the time honored legal tradition in which the Justice Department works to uphold laws that are passed by Congress. “We disagree with the Obama administration’s decision not …