Written by Dr. Rob Rienow on June 04, 2012
Many churches are jumping on the Holy Spirit powered reformation of family ministry. Unfortunately, some are exploring family ministry for the wrong reasons. Here are five reasons NOT to build a family ministry in your church.
1. The majority of children and teens growing up in our churches today are leaving the faith when they become adults. If we do a better job equipping parents, we will see more children keep the faith.
2. Marriages both within the church and within the community are in crisis. If we build a marriage ministry, we can lower the divorce rate.
Written by Michelle Orr on August 13, 2012
I admit I really need to have a plan. It is truly about survival for this single mom of two. So when I got the opportunity to read Brian Haynes’ book, The Legacy Path, I knew I would find a good parenting plan. Brian is the creator of “The Legacy Milestones” and has wonderful advice for parents seeking to pass faith to the next generation and beyond. Not to disappoint, The Legacy Path does give an excellent parenting plan and so much more. Haynes begins by sharing crucial details for building a strong foundation. He also writes as a…
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Written by Kurt Bruner on August 28, 2012
Every religion has a sacred book. Only Christianity has the incarnation which literally means “en-flesh-ment.” God became a flesh-and-blood human being to reveal Himself to us in a way written words could not accomplish. The gospel of John tells us that “the Word became flesh and dwelt among us.” Christianity is not a religion of lofty ideals or a distant lawgiver. The God of Christianity is someone we “have seen with our eyes” and whom “our hands have handled” because the Father “was manifested to us.” No wonder every major heresy in church history has been an attack on the doctrine of the incarnation. Satan hates…Read more