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Family Ministry: Too Busy for Family Devotions?

Family Ministry: Too Busy for Family Devotions?

by Donald S. Whitney – Nov 20

Charles Spurgeon (1834-1892) was a Baptist pastor in London for most of the second half of the nineteenth century. His is one of the most recognized names in Christian history, but he’s best-known today as the Prince of Preachers.

An electronic search of the mountain of material produced [...]

Discipleship: The Trinitarian Piety of John Owen

Discipleship: The Trinitarian Piety of John Owen

by Coleman M. Ford – Nov 18

Ryan M. McGraw. The Foundation of Communion with God: The Trinitarian Piety of John Owen. Grand Rapids, MI: Reformation Heritage Books, 2014. 136 pp. $10.00. Amazon |Barnes & Noble | Christianbook.com | Reformation Heritage Books

John Owen offers the world a prolific treasury of theological riches. This [...]

Discipleship: Doing All to the Glory of God

Discipleship: Doing All to the Glory of God

by Donald S. Whitney – Nov 11

The unifying principle for all of life, including our spirituality, is found in 1 Corinthians 10:31 – “So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.” This is the sun around which every spiritual practice, every decision, every prayer, [...]

What Story Are You Impressing Upon Your Children?

by cford – Nov 6

 

 

Book Deal: A Theology for Family Ministry

Book Deal: A Theology for Family Ministry

by Coleman M. Ford – Nov 4

For the next seven days (Nov 4-11, 2014) you can pick up the Kindle edition of A Theology for Family Ministry, published on B&H Academic, for $2.99. This rich text filled with the thoughts of today’s leading theologians [...]

Book Review: Beat God to the Punch

Book Review: Beat God to the Punch

by Nick Weyrens – Oct 28

Eric Mason, Beat God to the Punch: Because Jesus Demands Your Life. Nashville, TN: B&H Publishing Group, 2014. 128 pp. $12.99.

There’s a good chance that upon reading the title of this book that, like me, you furrowed your brow a bit.  From the opening [...]

What Does a Family Devotional Look Like?

by Timothy Paul Jones – Oct 23

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