Marriage Without Entitlement – Tullian Tchividjian Interview, Part 2

On Tuesday I posted Part 1 (“When Jesus is Everything, There’s Nothing to Fear“) of my interview with Tullian Tchividjian, grandson of Billy Graham and head pastor at the renowned Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  Below is Part 2: * * * So our relationship with God in Christ is the “one [Read More…]

A Love Letter to Mitt – Why Candidate Marriage Matters

I’m delighted today to have a guest post from my friend, Josh Good: * * * In their inboxes a few weeks ago, millions of Romney supporters discovered A Love Letter to Mitt — an “anniversary gift” written, apparently, from Ann Romney to her husband.  Her short note included a 3-minute interview in which Mrs. [Read More…]

What Really *Is* the Institution of Marriage?

A friend and colleague recently challenged me with the question, “What is the institution of marriage, anyway?”  The essential points of her critique were (1) marriage is more of an evolution than an institution, insofar as the forms of marriage vary and always have varied historically and culturally, and (2) the “institution” of marriage most [Read More…]

These French Never Surrender

I came to know David French through the extraordinary circle of friends who produce and  When I first asked David — a high-powered, Harvard-trained litigator, who was then with the Alliance Defense Fund — whether he might be interested in writing a column for the Evangelical Portal, I fully expected he’d say he [Read More…]