BreakPoint Unfortunately Pushing the False and Un-Biblical “Society Needs Marriage and the Nuclear Family” Rhetoric (and I say this as a Conservative)
Dunno how many times I can beat this dead horse, but as I tweeted these BreakPoint guys when they tweeted about this topic a couple of weeks ago (I am just now getting around to blogging about this), the Bible does not present marriage and nuclear families as a fix-all solution for a culture.
In the New Testament church age, the Bible does not command any one to marry and/or to have children.
Jesus, the founder of Christianity, never married or had children, and he constantly depicted spiritual family as being more important than biological family (see Matthew 12:46-50 and Matthew 10:37,38 for more).
I am saying all this as a conservative. I am not a liberal or a progressive. I don’t hate marriage.
Here is the Nuclear Family and Marriage pushing editorial from BreakPoint (podcast on page with comments below it, and I will comment below all this):
by John Stonestreet, Shane Morris
“Love and marriage, love and marriage,” crooned Frank Sinatra, “go together like a horse and carriage.”
Today, however, an ever-growing majority of Americans seem to think marriage is just as outdated as a social institution as a horse and carriage are as a transportation technology.
And this includes those who have historically championed marriage as essential to a healthy and flourishing society.