A Dad’s Role in the Spiritual Formation of His Children

Dads, I want to ask you something. When was the last time you asked your children about Jesus? When was the last time you had a conversation with your children about the nature and character of God? When was the last time you spoke to your children about the season of life you and yourContinue reading “A Dad’s Role in the Spiritual Formation of His Children”

The Role of Parents in the Spiritual Journey of a Child

Remember the show Myth Busters?  I want to give you a myth and in this session, we are going to bust it wide open. Myth: “It is someone else’s responsibility to disciple my child.”  So, just like in the show, we need to prove that this is false.  Let’s look at our foundational texts again.Continue reading “The Role of Parents in the Spiritual Journey of a Child”

The Role of the Local Church in the Life of a Family

What do you think the role of the local church is in the life of a family? The role of the local church is this… Look with me at Ephesians 4:1–16. In particular, let’s examine v. 11–13. “And he gave himself some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, some pastors and teachers, to equipContinue reading “The Role of the Local Church in the Life of a Family”

Making Disciples Starts at Home

In his final words to his followers, Jesus commissioned his disciples to take the gospel to all the nations of the world by teaching and baptizing with the promise that he would be with them always. That commission still stands today for all of us. And that commission starts at home. Biblical scholars have arguedContinue reading “Making Disciples Starts at Home”

What We Teach Our Kids Today

Have you ever thought about what you were taught as a kid? From learning the basics of reading, writing, addition and subtraction, to everyday life responsibilities like tying your shoes, someone played a part in teaching you these things. Whether it was a parent or another person, they taught you what you know and carryContinue reading “What We Teach Our Kids Today”