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Making the Case for Traditional Marriage

Air Date 10/06/2011

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Researchers Brad Wilcox and Glenn Stanton discuss new research done by secular studies which affirms that the best family structure for both children and adults is based on the one-man, one-woman married household.

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Brad Wilcox


Glenn Stanton

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Glenn T. Stanton is the director of Family Formation Studies at Focus on the Family. He debates and lectures extensively on the issues of gender, sexuality, marriage and parenting at universities and churches around the world. Stanton also served the George W. Bush administration for many years as a consultant on increasing fatherhood involvement in the Head Start program.

Stanton is the author of eight books on marriage and families, including "Why Marriage Matters: Reasons to Believe in Marriage in Postmodern Society," "My Crazy, Imperfect Christian Family, "The Ring Makes All the Difference," "Secure Daughters, Confident Sons: How Parents Guide Their Children into Authentic Masculinity and Femininity" and "Marriage on Trial: The Case Against Same-Sex Marriage and Parenting," which was featured on C-SPAN BookTV. He is also a contributing author to many others.

His latest book, "Loving My (LGBT) Neighbor: Being Friends in Grace and Truth," explores how Christians should interact with gay or lesbian neighbors in a Christ-honoring way. He is also the co-writer of "Irreplaceable," a film seen in theaters by more than 130,000 people worldwide, and the co-author and co-creator of "The Family Project," a 12-session small group DVD curriculum produced by Focus on the Family.

Stanton is a graduate of the University of West Florida a graduate degree in philosophy and history. He lives in Colorado Springs with his wife and their five children.