The Kingdom-Driven Family

Building a Home That Serves Christ and His Kingdom

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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Contrary to popular opinion, the most often quoted passage of Scripture may not be John 3:16. I believe, rather, it is regularly Matthew 7:1 “Judge not, lest ye be judged.” Moreover, it often comes from those who have little, if any, regard for God’s Word, especially His law. Their judgments are grounded in their own …

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Part of my exercise routine involves swimming a minimum of 1250 yards twice a week. Often I am in the pool with other swimmers, many of whom I do not really know. By that I mean, that although I usually end up knowing their first names, I don’t have a sense of the context of …

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How does a culture rooted in the discipline of Christianity devolve into one that embraces relativism and the autonomy of the individual? Slowing and patiently. In America, it has taken a multi-pronged campaign of capturing the educational system along with the major media outlets that portray nice people who embrace worthy causes, and who incidentally …

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I recently watched two films dealing with Alzheimer’s disease and how it affects those diagnosed and their families. While each movie did a good job of showing the challenges and burdens experienced when a family member is afflicted, they also presented worldviews, complete with presuppositions, subtly woven into these personal stories.

As parents we want to convey to our children the essential doctrines of Christianity. We must let them know that all men are hopelessly lost and at war with God until the perfect sacrifice of Jesus Christ covers their sin and produces in them repentance and faith. But we cannot stop there. We must teach …

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Most of what passes for “restoring male leadership in the church” these days is in fact suppressing female initiative and decreasing areas of legitimate action and involvement by women. It’s not difficult to predict that this won’t lead to more men leaders and more obedient wives but to more complacent and tyrannical men and more …

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