Contributed on May 5, 2008
Real-to-life principles on surviving family flaws learned from the example of the very first family.
We’re beginning a new series today called "No Perfect Families Allowed, How God’s Grace Works through Imperfect Relationships." This series will be based on families in the Bible. No efforts have been made to airbrush the complexions of even of most notable households. God doesn’t attempt to ...read more
Contributed on May 12, 2008
Encouraging singles, widows, and Christ followers without believing spouses to successfully face the difficult task of following Christ solo.
We’re in the series "No Perfect Families Allowed" and we’re gleaning valuable real to life, hope-inspiring principles for family encouragement from the recorded biographies of Bible families. Last week we established our theme verse for this series.. Romans 5:20b (Amplified Bible) Where sin ...read more
Contributed on May 19, 2008
The 7 worst things parents do revealed by the wisdom writings of Solomon.
[The title and points to this message come from a book by John and Linda Friel, but the principles come from the Book of Proverbs written by Solomon.] Solomon’s experience fits our current series "No Perfect Families Allowed," because his was a long way from a perfect family. He started out his ...read more
Contributed on May 23, 2008
The unique story of a man searching for a family.
It’s really noteworthy that, among the family biographies in the Bible, you find that dysfunction is not the exception; it’s the norm. Adam & Eve messed up in paradise and their first son murdered their second. (Gen. 3) Noah got drunk and naked in front of one of his sons. (Gen. 9) ...read more