An Ongoing List of Resources for Family Discipleship

Resources for family discipleship can extremely useful in the making and maturing of your children into disciples of Jesus Christ. It is tough to find reliable and engaging resources that remain, above all, Christ and Bible centered. In an effort to help us all disciple our own family well (or prepare to disciple your future …

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God’s Arrows, Your Kidneys (A Devotional on Lamentations 3:13)

In the book of Lamentations, Jeremiah describes how God’s holiness interacts with Israel’s unfaithfulness. For God, judging Israel is the perfect exercise of His covenant faithfulness. For Israel, receiving God’s judgment for their unfaithfulness is devastating. Jeremiah tries to capture this holy devastation from God in his writings. His hope is to alert Israel to …

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Designed for Purity 3 – Marriage and Singleness (Notes)

God’s Created Order God has designed relationships with order and purpose for his glory. God has created marriage and sovereignly ordains marriage. God sovereignly blesses some with the gift of singleness. No status is more important than the other and one’s value is not tied to their relationship status. God calls us to be faithful …

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Designed for Purity 2 – Biblical Roles for Husbands, Wives, and Children (Notes)

God’s Created Order God has created order in the world (gravity, math, light, sound, seasons) and in our families God has created men and women for different roles, especially inside of the family (Gen 1:26-27) As image-bearers, we honor God and represent God by obeying our roles (Eph 5:22-6:4) As image-bearers, we have different roles …

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Raising Your Children with the Help of Idols

Parenting is full of rough seas, from stress-filled dinners to the backlash from a teen to joylessness to a child's habitual, embarrassing disobedience. Parents can feel overwhelmed by it all, as if they are trapped in an ever-shifting, unsolvable puzzle and the only other sentient beings alongside them are their rebellious children. It is in these difficult or perplexing times parents turn to what they truly believe will offer them help, thus these are the times that parents are tempted to turn to their idols for help in raising their kids.