Family Ministry Today

The Center for Christian Family Ministry at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

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What Does a Family Devotional Look Like?
by Timothy Paul Jones – Oct 23

Recent Posts

Embrace a Trinitarian Spirituality
by Donald S. Whitney – Oct 21

I once read an article that quoted a TV star as saying, “I consider myself a spiritual person.” Almost everyone nowadays is “into spirituality.”

Try to find someone who says, “I’m just not very spiritual.”

I saw a survey where even a majority of atheists consider themselves “spiritual” people. By this I assume they mean they [...]

D6 Celebrates Six Years, and Counting!
by cford – Oct 16
Teaching Children a Biblical Worldview
by Timothy Paul Jones – Oct 16
Fatherhood and Baseball
by Coleman M. Ford – Oct 14

In a recent article for the Ethics & Religious Liberties Commission, David Prince remarks about the relationship between baseball and fatherhood:

Baseball requires a kind of individual moral courage that keeps persisting for the good of the team in the face of inevitable repeated personal failures. The [...]

Being Yourself in Prayer
by Coleman M. Ford – Oct 7

Most of us have witnessed this scene before. A prayer is requested, someone obliges, and a prayer begins. What comes next sounds nothing like the person you know. Its either timid and terse or its verbose and voluminous. In reality, sometimes our prayers just don’t sound [...]

Neglecting Our Bible Reading
by Coleman M. Ford – Sep 30

We live in an age where the Bible is ubiquitous. Perhaps not so much in popular culture as it used to be, but regardless, the Bible remains the most readily available book for most people. As Christians, the Bible is our ongoing source of spiritual vitality [...]