The Kingdom-Driven Family

Building a Home That Serves Christ and His Kingdom

There are those who consider parts of the Bible unsuitable for children because of the sexual nature of some of the content. Song of Solomon often falls into that category. While there are differing interpretations as to the actual meaning of this book  (literal or figurative), nonetheless, it is a part of the canon of Scripture. …

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Lee Duigon, award winning fantasy author of the Bell Mountain novels, spent an hour recently, in an online webinar, with young people answering their questions and sharing his expertise about being a writer.  This was the first installment of the Chalcedon Virtual Master Class Series, a series of  webinars connecting young people with individuals who are …

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Today I received a complimentary copy of a parenting magazine in the mail. I don’t know why it was sent, as I definitely do not fit their marketing demographic —  working moms who need help in “doing it all.” There are some articles for stay-at-home moms, but they are few in number. This “back-to-school” issue …

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My three children have a number of years between them. Six and a half years separates my first from my second; the third one came seven and half years later. People used to comment that with the age spread, I probably would not have too many occurrences of them not getting along. Wrong! Since we …

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The sin of Genesis 3:5 involved Adam and Eve failing to accept and live by God’s absolute standard in the design and proper use of the things He had created. As a result, all of us have been born with the propensity to want to have our will be done. The only way to maneuver …

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A quote attributed to Adolph Hitler from his book Mein Kampf talks about the use of a lie so “colossal” that no one would believe that somebody “could have the impudence to distort the truth so infamously.” If you think about it, our world is full of such big lies. When it comes to the …

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Scripture tells us in Philippians 4:6: Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. Let’s be clear about one thing: God knows better than I do what I need and how best to deliver it. Yet, I’ve learned over the …

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There is a perspective within Christian circles that espouses the idea that men should never learn from women or seriously consider what they say.  There is an unspoken rule that, when it comes to theology, women should take a backseat and let men do the heavy lifting. The underlying assumption is that women should only …

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The book of Proverbs teaches that wisdom begins with a fear of the Lord. Some want to soften this verse by saying it means that we should revere the Lord. And, indeed, we should. However, when we appreciate the power and demands of a holy God, we manifest the epitome of foolishness not to fear …

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The Christian school that my three grandchildren attend has a yearly event that invites grandparents to come and enjoy time in the classroom. This year, despite the fact that I live a good three hours away, my grandson asked if I would attend. The date immediately went on my calendar. This past Friday I found …

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