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Communication & Marriage

Editor’s Note: The purpose of this series is to help singles think through how to be single in the church, those who are married but don’t have kids to continue to pursue each other and those who are married to excel at parenting by the grace of God. Dr. Brian Cosby opened the series with a look at six ways his church connects the church and the home. Mike Boling helps us understand the proper balance between social media and parenting. Mathew Sims wrote about how families can rehearse the gospel. Today Matthew Fretwell writes about how married couples...

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What is the Gospel?

 The “gospel” is certainly a word most Christians are familiar with. After all, at some point we responded to the message of the gospel, we are commanded in Scripture to declare the gospel, and it is the gospel that is supposed to be preached and understood as a foundational element of the faith. With that said, is the “gospel” more of a theological buzzword or do we truly understand what this term is all about, how it shapes our lives as believers and more importantly, what we are supposed to be doing with this thing called the gospel. In...

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Four Ways Churches Can Equip Families to Rehearse the Gospel

Editor’s Note: The purpose of this series is to help singles think through how to be single in the church, those who are married but don’t have kids to continue to pursue each other and those who are married to excel at parenting by the grace of God.  Dr. Brian Cosby opened the series with a look at six ways his church connects the church and the home.  Mike Boling helps us understand the proper balance between social media and parenting. Today Mathew Sims writes about how families can rehearse the gospel. ***************** All this hub bub about rehearsing...

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Family Shepherds: Calling and Equipping Men to Lead Their Homes

As a husband and a relatively new father of 13 year old adopted daughter, I am always on the lookout for helpful resources that direct the reader to solid biblical truth on how to lead a family by the grace of God. There are certainly many books on the market that provide 10 ways to accomplish this aspect or 5 ways to better do that; however, few tackle in a comprehensive yet accessible manner how husbands and fathers are to best fulfill their calling to shepherd their families as Scripture outlines. Voddie Baucham, in his book Family Shepherds: Calling...

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Logging Off is Hard to Do: The Proper Balance of Social Media and Godly Parenting

Editor’s Note: The purpose of this series is to help singles think through how to be single in the church, those who are married but don’t have kids to continue to pursue each other and those who are married to excel at parenting by the grace of God.  Dr. Brian Cosby opened the series with a look at six ways his church connects the church and the home. Today Mike Boling helps us understand the proper balance between social media and parenting. ***************** I readily admit that I fully enjoy engaging fellow believers on social media, in particular in...

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