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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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The Unfinished Church: God’s Broken and redeemed Work In Progress

The past few years have seen a resurgence in conversation about the Church, specifically whether Christians should be lone ranger Christians or be members of a local church. This is a conversation I’m actively involved in especially because in my own area, I’ve been told by several Christians at coffee shops that they have no need to attend a local church regularly or if they do that they don’t need to be a member of one. These types of conversations are not new but rather very familiar to me. A new book The Unfinished Church by Rob Bentz has...

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Connecting the Church and Family

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. Today Dr. Brian Cosby opens the series with a look at six ways his church connects the church and the home. *****************   We believe that God has created the church and the family as complimentary institutions—designed to function together and support one another. The church I pastor (Wayside Presbyterian Church)...

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