The Kingdom-Driven Family

Building a Home That Serves Christ and His Kingdom

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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I was reading a devotional a few days ago with my husband, something we do regularly before he heads out to work. The message could not have been more relevant to the reaction to the results of the recent national election. It was written by R.J. Rushdoony many years ago, but remains a timely word …

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Even before my conversion I was not one to sit through horror movies. Once back in the late 70s, my husband and I walked out of a theater mid-movie because we could see the intensity was only going to get worse. We agreed that we could find a  better use of our time. Now, as …

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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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There is a temptation in the age of social media, ready internet access, and talk radio, to lose our focus when it comes to the Great Commission we have been given by the Lord. Depending on what is “trending” in cyberspace or the airwaves, we can get caught up in giving our opinion on the …

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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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I doubt many parents, upon looking at their newborn son or daughter, hope in their hearts that their child will grow up to be a fool. That would be as preposterous as desiring that their child have a catastrophic illness or debilitating injury. Parents tend to want the best for their children, and raising a …

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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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