What Brings Us Together

with Ron Deal | October 30, 2018

Single people assume having a child brings and keeps couples together. One woman said, "Better than a wedding certificate, we have an amazing daughter who will bind us together...till death do us part." This is part of a confusing cultural double-message that says you don't need marriage to have a baby, but you can rely on that baby to remain coupled. This is not true. A strong couple relationship requires dedication to each other, not a child. And, strong parenting flows from a strong marriage.

Single people assume having a child brings and keeps couples together. One woman said, "Better than a wedding certificate, we have an amazing daughter who will bind us together...till death do us part." This is part of a confusing cultural double-message that says you don't need marriage to have a baby, but you can rely on that baby to remain coupled. This is not true. A strong couple relationship requires dedication to each other, not a child. And, strong parenting flows from a strong marriage.

What Brings Us Together

With Ron Deal
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October 30, 2018
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In this 60 second short feature, Ron Deal delivers a daily word of encouragement for those in stepfamilies and those who know them—which is a whole lot of us today. A relevant, real-world outlook with a biblical perspective.

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