At Loose Ends

Remarriage After Divorce In Today’s Church: Three Views
edited by Mark Strauss
Zondervan, 2006
(161 pages, $14.99, paperback)

reviewed by Russell D. Moore

Almost without exception, every contemporary church leader must contend with the issue of divorce and remarriage. This doesn’t simply mean one must think through the issue in the abstract, how to preach the “exception clause” when moving through an expository sermon series on Matthew.

A pastor must have an answer when he is asked to perform the wedding ceremony of the church pianist to her second husband. One must decide whether a man, otherwise qualified for ordination as deacon, . . .

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Russell D. Moore is president of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention. He is a senior editor of Touchstone.

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