divorce

Leading Theologian Changes Stance on Divorce

The prominent complementarian theologian Wayne Grudem has changed his mind about divorce. Last month, Grudem told evangelical scholars at the Evangelical Theological Society that a closer reading of 1 Corinthians 7:15 had led him to conclude that the Bible permits divorce when there is abuse. Many pastors have told the theologian that they have found what he …

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The one thing guaranteed to end all marriages

This morning I woke up to a text I’ve known for months was coming… It read, “the divorce is done.” Despite the foreknowledge, the finality of those four simple words put an immediate lump in my throat and an ache in my stomach. Today my parents marriage of 44 years is officially over. The rings …

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The Two Types of Adulterers

*Please note that this is an opinion article, and all ideas and thoughts expressed in the following article might not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of the JNN staff.*   The more I talk with people who have walked the dark path of adultery, the more I realize not all affairs are the same. …

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The Shameful Secret of ‘Christian’ Domestic Abuse

Last Saturday, police responded to a call from a home in the tranquil Minneapolis suburb of Eden Prairie. Inside they found that Lyuba Savenok, a 23-year-old mother of two small children, had been stabbed multiple times. She was pregnant with her third child. Both died that morning. Later, Lyuba’s husband, Yeveginy (“Eugene”), confessed that he …

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Pastor Mentored by T.D. Jakes Resigns, Separates From Wife

A pastor formally mentored by Bishop T.D. Jakes has officially resigned, according to a statement released by The Potter’s House of Denver on Facebook. Pastor Chris Hill was accused of having an extramarital affair with a married church employee who is also his goddaughter. The church announced that Hill submitted a letter of resignation which …

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Famous Parenting Author and Her Husband End Their 17-Year Marriage After He Comes Out as Gay

What would you do if you found out your husband or wife was gay? This is something that is increasingly happening to couples all over the country, and many end up divorcing so that the gay spouse can freely pursue a gay lifestyle. In recent days, the case of Jill and Jeff Smokler has made …

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Barabbas: The Revolutionary, The Thief, The Murderer

John 18:40 NLT “But they shouted back, “No! Not this man. We want Barabbas!” (Barabbas was a revolutionary.)” Barabbas was a revolutionary. He committed murder in uprisings. Yet, the leaders of the priests are here saying, “We have no king besides Caesar. Jesus speaks as if He is a king, and we can’t have that!” …

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Where is the Person I Married?

Early marriage is kind of like skydiving, once you jump there’s no going back. You’re hoping for an enjoyable descent, you’re praying your parachute works and you’re looking forward to a smooth landing. In the heat of an argument even the best of us have likely blurted out, “I wish we were still dating. You …

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