Why Bother With Marriage?
American culture has seen a huge rise in divorce rates and disillusionment in the institution of marriage. There is also a normalization and acceptance of failed marriages in the Christian culture. So why bother anymore? What is God’s plan for marriages in the “divorce culture”? How can we find biblical hope for marriage? In this video, Dr. Erik Thoennes discusses the glorious purposes of marriage.
Erik Thoennes is a professor of biblical and theological studies at Talbot School of Theology. Dr. Thoennes is committed to teaching biblical and systematic theology so that he and his students love God and people more fully. He has taught theology and evangelism at the college and seminary levels for several years and is a frequent guest speaker at churches, conferences, and retreats, in addition to co-pastoring a local church. In addition, Dr. Thoennes and his wife, Dr. Donna Thoennes, co-teach a course on Christian perspectives on relationships with the Graces and Muehlhoffs.