ISSUES Summer 2012

Summer 2012 Vol. 45, No. 3

Needed: Marriage Education!



  • “Reflections" by Rev. Dr. Brian L. Friedrich, President
  • “Marriage . . . It Happens?” by Sarah Sprague
  • “Marriage as Vocation” by Gene Edward Veith
  • Needed: Holistic Marriage Education” by Mark Dahn


  • “How Emerging Adults View Marriage and Sexuality” by Justin Hannemann
  • “The Two Shall Become One Flesh.” What Does This Mean? By Dr. Paul Vasconcellos
  • “How Congregations Can Be Proactive and Evangelical in Marriage Education” by Todd A. Biermann

Book Reviews

  • Jeremy Pera reviews “The State of Our Unions: Marriage in America 2011.”
  • Gene Edward Veith Jr. and Mary J. Moerbe’s Family Vocation: God’s Calling in Marriage, Parenting, and Childhood. Reviewed by Brent Howard
  • W. Kim Halford’s Marriage and Relationship Education: What Works and How to Provide It. Reviewed by Janette C. Borst.

DVD Reviews

  • Tim and LeAnn Radkey, Carl and Heidi Roth, and Robert C. Baker’s Marriage by God’s Design reviewed by Rev. Dr. David J. Ludwig
  • David J Ludwig’s The Power of WE reviewed by Rev. Dr. David J. Ludwig