The Kingdom-Driven Family

Building a Home That Serves Christ and His Kingdom

Facing the future regarding aging parents or children with disabilities can be daunting. With Obamacare looming as a threat to individual choice and preference, what should families do? In this podcast interview, Andrea Schwartz chats with attorney Jerri Lynn Ward regarding the current issues facing families in the area of healthcare, and why putting off …

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The number of children in foster care is astounding.  There are some families who take their pro-life convictions so seriously, that they reach out to those who are without a loving household and bring them into theirs.  This is consistent with what the Scripture describes in James 1:27: Religion that is pure and undefiled before …

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The dictionary defines frustration as: the feeling of being upset or annoyed, especially because of inability to change or achieve something.  Frustration can be a huge source of stress in anyone’s life, but among parents of a growing family, it can wear out both mother and father and result in unnecessary conflict. When the expectations …

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Recently an event occurred that forced me to re-evaluate my modus operandi. Up until this point, something that God decries as sin was something I carried around as a badge of honor. Keep in mind that I have been a professing Christian and a student of God’s Word for over three decades, and, yet, this …

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One of God’s greatest blessings is that parents have “special” eyes for their children, seeing their strengths and weaknesses.  What do you do when you realize that your children are gifted in a unique way?  How do you encourage them without producing a prideful brat? In this podcast interview, Andrea Schwartz chats with the Twyla …

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Why is it understood that to be a good mechanic, physician, or pilot, it takes preparation and training?  Yet, when it comes to running a household, all-too-many women think they will figure it out as they go along. In this podcast interview, neurodevelopmentalist Kay Ness talks about ways to better manage a Kingdom-drive family in …

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Among the fondest memories of my childhood were our Saturday morning trips to the public library. I loved being around all those books stacked on beautiful shelves nested in mahogany-paneled walls. So it was not really surprising that, early on in my homeschooling career, we made frequent trips to the library and I would allow …

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