Is it the responsibility of the body of christ or church family encourage divorce. My opinion no don't push divorce on other couples.
Divorce truly should never be an option for believers, never. This is not my personal opinion but the word of God.
1st Corinthians 7:10,11~"And unto the married I command, yet not I, but the Lord, Let not the wife depart from her husband: But and if she depart, let her remain unmarried, or be reconciled to her husband: and let not the husband put away his wife.
Pretty clear is it not?
This is the responsibility of the elders and pastor only
Wrong.....no man has the authority to give their judgment, especially when it is so clearly written in the word of God. There's nothing difficult about what Paul said. Every man, and so-called pastor and every elder (older saints) are under authority to speak according to thus saith the Lord God~if they do not, then we should not listen to them, for their words mean very little to a believer.
But to me something as a marriage covenant is off limits to extended body of christ who is not an elder or a pastor.
Every saint, including those who think that they have the authority to speak for God are UNDER the same rule as any other believer, and their word carries no more weight if NOT supported with scriptures than the most feeble member of Christ's body does.
Only and only a pastor or elder can pass a solid judgement.
I would agree that a worthy elder should be able to guide a person according to God's will, yet that does not make him infallible just because he is an older saint...again, the word of God is our only infallible rule for doctrine and godliness.
Malachi 2:15,16~"And did not he make one? Yet had he the residue of the spirit. And wherefore one? That he might seek a godly seed. Therefore take heed to your spirit, and let none deal treacherously against the wife of his youth. For the LORD, the God of Israel, saith that he hateth putting away: for one covereth violence with his garment, saith the LORD of hosts: therefore take heed to your spirit, that ye deal not treacherously."
If one cannot live in peace, then depart, yet, remain unmarried, OR, be reconciled back. There are rare occasions when it would be impossible to be reconciled, if so, then every case must be judged on its own merits to see what is best for the innocent spouse who did not desire even separation.