The Kingdom-Driven Family

Building a Home That Serves Christ and His Kingdom

The hippie movement of the 1960s sprang on the scene during my childhood. As a girl in grammar school and high school, I was only able to imagine what it would be like to be a hippie as I viewed it from afar. It was easy to gravitate towards the movement because adults had disdain …

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Many people sincerely grieve over the persecution of Christians around the world. But one family I know did something about it. This musical, sibling trio decided to use their God-given talents to make a difference by spearheading a benefit concert. I have known the Merjanian family since these young people were children. We participated in …

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“It is to God’s glory and by His supernatural grace that He has allowed us homeschooling moms to go beyond ourselves. Thanks to His call and strength, many of us are moving closer to the standards proclaimed in Proverbs 31 and we thus need to recognize that our merchandise is good! I know it’s difficult …

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When babies first come into the world, it is not beneficial to feed them an adult diet. Without a mature digestive system, teeth, and the ability to hold themselves up, they would not get the nutrition they need, and they would likely become ill from adult food. That is why in God’s design, an infant’s …

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Listen in to this edited version of a live webinar presentation of the Kingdom-Driven Family as I (Andrea Schwartz) tackle questions posed to me by moms who want to parent according to God’s Word. I sincerely hope this helps you as you undertake the important job of raising Kingdom-driven children in your day-to-day family life. …

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One of the byproducts of being a parent, especially a mom, is gaining skill in settling disputes among brothers and sisters. This requires an understanding of the heart of man apart from Jesus Christ, and that, despite how cute one’s little darlings are, they are first and foremost sinners. Thus, it should be of no …

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Recently a young woman I know received a letter from her doctor encouraging her to come in for a pap smear. For those unfamiliar with this test, it is used to detect cervical cancer. Along with the letter came an FAQ page designed to answer questions and handle any concerns or objections to this “routine” …

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One of the recurring conversations I had with my daughters as they grew up was that I was not responsible in a direct sense for the color of their hair or eyes, their height, or whether they had natural inclinations for a particular activity that caught their interest. When we studied biology and the science …

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There are people who do amazing things, things I find it hard to imagine doing myself. These people inspire me. Missionaries who give up living in Western style comfort for the third-world mission field, doctors and midwives who pursue practices to under-served populations, and couples who bring foster children into their homes to raise as …

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