The Kingdom-Driven Family

Building a Home That Serves Christ and His Kingdom

A woman I know in Texas has taken the Scriptural command to train up her children in the way they should go by getting them involved in the issues that she and her husband find important. They recently began holding up signs from their yard encouraging residents of their town to vote “no” on a …

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I often comment that I wish I could get back all those naps I fought against as a child. When given the opportunity to sleep, I caused my mother countless hours of angst. That seems wasteful now. Contemplating the opportunity to sleep for ten hours seems like a luxury, but one that babies and children …

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I am convinced that there are many faithful, dedicated Christians who want to advance the Kingdom of God but who get flustered, tongue-tied, or drawn into combative situations when they try to give a reason for the hope that is within them. In our day, the Christian church culture is saturated with feel-good, easy-believism that …

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Everyone is a teacher in some capacity in life, whether or not you get paid for your services. Whether it is parenting, tech support, customer service, counseling, medicine, law, sales, or preaching, there is some element of instruction that takes place as we interact with each other. Two-way communication is a necessity to ensure that …

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A funny thing happens on the way to maturity. The very children who looked at you as though you could do no wrong and knew everything, suddenly turn into people who scrutinize and criticize your every move and decision. I used to tell my children that I refused to submit my resume and qualifications every …

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Periodically the subject of women working outside the home comes up in discussions with women I mentor. The question is: Now that this practice is so entrenched in our culture, is it a practice that honors God or not? The first thing we need to consider is the responsibilities that the Word of God gives …

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Some Frequently Asked Questions 1. Why would I want to homeschool through high school? The book of Proverbs stresses the importance of wisdom, knowledge, and discretion. Throughout a young person’s life, it is important that the primary influences be godly individuals who know the young person’s strengths and weaknesses and can provide hands-on support in …

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