|Baptists and Catholics Helped Save Thousands of Florida Marriages|
A Jacksonville marriage campaign appears to have driven divorce rates down. Can the model be replicated?
W. Bradford Wilcox and Alysse ElHage
In 2017, something unprecedented took place in Jacksonville, Florida. The Jacksonville Baptist Association and local Catholic Diocese joined forces to co-sponsor a large marriage education and enrichment program for the Duval County area. What inspired local Catholics and evangelicals to come together was a privately funded community campaign to strengthen marriage. Over a three-year period, an organization called the Culture of Freedom Initiative (COFI) worked with about 50 Protestant and Catholic ...
Thursday, October 17, 2019
Baptists and Catholics Save Thousands of Marriages