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3 Decisions a Pastor Can Make That Will Help His Family | Ronnie Floyd

My wife Jeana grew up in the home of a Pastor, and we have always worked hard together to ensure our family is our #1 priority following our personal commitment to Jesus Christ. To God’s glory, my wife did not … Continue reading

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What would Jesus say to someone like Leelah Alcorn? | ERLC.COM

On December 28, 2014, a 17-year-old high school student apparently committed suicide after a difficult journey with confusion over gender identity. In his suicide note, Josh Alcorn said that since he was four years old he felt like “a girl … Continue reading

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Children in Single-Parent Families Are More Likely to Witness Domestic Violence | Family Studies | ERLC.COM

Many studies have found that young people raised in single-parent families show more achievement and behavior problems than those who grow up with both their biological parents. Family sociologists often attribute these developmental problems to the meager financial resources that … Continue reading

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5 Reasons We Eat Together as a Family | Challies Dot Com

It is one of my clearest memories from twelfth grade (apart from the one I mention at the end of this article). It was my final year of high school but my first year at Ancaster Public High School. I … Continue reading

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Wanted: Parents willing to get too attached | ERLC.com

It’s been just over eight months since my husband and I brought our sweet baby boy home from the hospital. Memories of what life was like before his arrival are faint. We can’t imagine our day-to-day without his crinkled-nose smiles … Continue reading

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How seeing the church as “family” makes a difference | Be His Witnesses

We are entering the holiday season and time where we are reminded of the importance of family and we cherish our times together. Family is an important part of our lives and a tremendous blessing from God. This holiday season, … Continue reading

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The Place of the Family in Reconciling Sinners to God | Reformed Reactions

I’ve been watching and listening to the recent conference of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission on Homosexuality and the Future of Marriage. Towards the end Christopher Yuan talked about how parents upon finding out that an older child is … Continue reading

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How seeing the church as “family” makes a difference | Be His Witnesses

We are entering the holiday season and time where we are reminded of the importance of family and we cherish our times together. Family is an important part of our lives and a tremendous blessing from God. This holiday season, … Continue reading

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Reflections on the ERLC Conference 2014: Part 3 | Baptist Twenty One

I recently attended the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention national conference on “The Gospel, Homosexuality, and the Future of Marriage.” I am thoroughly encouraged by the work of this entity of our convention and the … Continue reading

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Reflections on the ERLC Conference 2014: Part Two | Baptist Twenty One

I just left the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention national conference on “The Gospel, Homosexuality, and the Future of Marriage.” I am thoroughly encouraged by the work of this entity of our convention and the … Continue reading

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Why I’m Going to the Vatican | Moore to the Point

The Vatican announced today that they will host, in a matter of weeks, a colloquium on marriage and the family, bringing together leaders from virtually every religious tradition in the world, to talk about the complementarity of man and woman … Continue reading

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What Should Evangelicals Make of the Rome Synod on the Family? | Moore to the Point

A Catholic friend texted me this morning: “Any Baptist churches have services in Latin? Asking for a friend.” I texted back, “No, but the Feast of Saint John the Baptist lasts all year long.” His was a sort of gallows … Continue reading

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A Book Review: The Home Team | ONE True Joy

The Home Team by Clint Archer is well-written, freshly illustrated, challenging, and engaging book on the family.  The subtitle, God’s Game Plan for the Family, demonstrates the purpose of the book.  Clint Archer has done an excellent job in writing … Continue reading

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Making Gay Okay | TGC | The Gospel Coalition

Robert Reilly. Making Gay Okay: How Rationalizing Homosexual Behavior Is Changing Everything. San Francisco, CA: Ignatius Press, 2014. 250 pp. $22.95. With the recent launch of Evangelicals for Marriage Equality, Robert Reilly’s latest work, Making Gay Okay: How Rationalizing Homosexual Behavior … Continue reading

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All Those Things I Will Leave Undone | Challies Dot Com

I found an old video of my son, a video I did not even know we had. He was two, playing at his grandparents’ house while Aileen and I were at the hospital, waiting for his sister to arrive. He … Continue reading

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