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Three Reminders for the Next Generation

Parents want the best for their children.  Would you be willing to give the best to your children even if it included getting intentional and personal? Psalm 78:1-8 teaches that each generation needs to be reminded of 3 things: The Faithfulness of God The Frailties of the Past The Focus of the Future The Faithfulness of God The next generation needs to know who God is. The next generation needs to know what God has done. While we are faithless,…

Discipleship Strategy for Your Family

Within the family contains one of the greatest opportunities for discipleship and one of the greatest challenges for consistency. Your family members provide you the greatest opportunity to encourage and to discourage spiritual growth. When Jesus isn’t the centerpiece of the home, every inch of it is out of place. Let’s study Eph. 5:22-6:4 to see what Jesus at the center of the home looks like. All order in the family and submission among relationships all have one common head…

Communication in the Home

In Deuteronomy 6:5-9 we find a key command that we all know and repeat with great ease, yet there is a communication plan following the greatest commandment that we often overlook. “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might.And these words that I command you today shall be on your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and…

God’s Plan for Your Family

God’s plan for your family is not complex.  We make it that way, but it is truly simple.  This is the plan: God wants to reconcile the world to Himself through Christ-following parents who disciple their own children to multiply gospel transformation to all people.      In Gen. 12:1-3, we hear God’s plan for Abram. God blesses Abram in order that he would be a blessing to all people.  Blessed to be a blessing.  He actually said that all…

The Gift That Keeps On Giving…The Gift Of Sanctification

Every Christmas people spend a lot of time and frustration trying to find that “perfect” gift. Many find this experience to be a hard feat.  Can someone really find the “perfect” gift? A gift that will never wear out, not break, not fade, not rust, not need fixing, not tear up, not have to be returned, or re-gifted? Just thinking about finding that perfect gift can bring anxiousness. In keeping true to the reason for the season, we do have a…

Equipping Your Family

If experience is the only thing able to produce healthy homes, then all our families are doomed. Main Points If experience is the only thing able to produce healthy homes, then all our families are doomed. 2 Tim. 3:16-17 Teaching –  what’s right Reproof – what’s not right Correction – How to make it right Training in righteousness – how to keep it right

This is How you Dad!

The First time I saw this commercial I was a little taken back. Don’t get me wrong; I love Cheerios! But to see a national company putting a positive light on Fathers, well it made me want to buy their product even more. That is why I wanted to share this with you. This is not an endorsement of a product or company (though you see them both) it is a promotion of Dads!!

6. Take the Summer Challenge (Clip)

Here is Step Six From the Message: Biblical Blueprint: Teach Your Children Diligently (Deut. 6:4-9) Take the Summer Challenge We have 17 unique summer challenges for your family to draw closer to Jesus and each other.

5. Read the Bible Together

Here is Step Five From the Message: Biblical Blueprint: Teach Your Children Diligently (Deut. 6:4-9) Read the Bible Together – We have developed a Bible reading plan geared to unite our church around God’s Word.

4. Unite Teaching Content for All Ages – (Clip)

Here is Step Four From the Message: Biblical Blueprint: Teach Your Children Diligently (Deut. 6:4-9) Unite Teaching Content for All Ages. The next generation’s greatest chance at comprehension and application is if all generations are learning the same content at the same time.

1. Stay One Step Ahead (Clip)

Here is Step One From the Message: Biblical Blueprint: Teach Your Children Diligently (Deut. 6:4-9) Stay One Step Ahead We cannot teach our children something we have not learned ourselves.  

Gospel Essentials

When we think about having a Gospel Focused Family, we need to first focus upon gospel essentials.  What is essential for your family member to understand in order to respond to the gospel? Your family’s greatest need is the gospel. Concerns You might have concerns about sharing the gospel with your family.  These are common concerns: What if I don’t present the information correctly? Wouldn’t a trained professional be more trustworthy? What if I turn them off to Christianity? While…
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