The Kingdom-Driven Family

Building a Home That Serves Christ and His Kingdom

In my book, The Homeschool Life; Discovering God’s Way to Family-Based Education, I included as an appendix, an essay that struck a chord with me.  I contacted the author and requested permission to include it.  That was granted.  As one of my first episodes on the Reconstructionist Radio Network, I chose to read this essay, because …

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As helper, Eve became Adam’s match, his equivalent, and he described her as bone of his bones and flesh of his flesh. He knew what he had been given and he was grateful for it. Early on in the Biblical account, we see the tremendous influence a wife can have on her husband. In Eve’s …

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In discussions about sexual abuse, incest, and rape, there is a tendency to assume that those offering preventative solutions are blaming the victim for what happened rather than placing the responsibility on the offender. This can be hurtful to individuals who continue to experience the trauma and betrayal of the original incident. Too often, uninformed, …

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  The breakdown of the family is a well-documented reality. But pundits, candidates, politicians, preachers, and educators alike continue to turn to statist solutions to the social ills of our day, failing to recognize that they result from a failure to abide by God’s architecture for society. In God’s economy, the family is the primary …

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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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When the subject of unequal yoking comes up,  often people think about marriage, business, and associations. However, I think much is missed because the concept of yoking  is not well understood. A yoke is a wooden beam normally used between a pair of oxen or other animals to enable them to pull as a pair when working; although, a …

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Anyone who has played Monopoly knows about the “get out of jail” card. This card allows the player to avoid the unpleasant outcome of missing a turn. In the course of the game, if a player lands on a space or draws a card sending him to jail, this card can come in handy. Too …

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One hundred years ago today, God sent me a gift that I didn’t discover until sixty-nine years later. And, since then, I’ve been blessed in a multitude of ways because of this gift. One hundred years ago, R.J. Rushdoony was born to immigrants who, by God’s grace, survived the massacres in Armenia. Rushdoony’s father believed …

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