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Jesus Storybook Bible for churches

July 7, 2011

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The Jesus Storybook Bible by Sally Lloyd-Jones is absolutely my favorite resource for our family devotions at home. Clear, concise, and redemptive, Lloyd-Jones lays out the stories of the Bible in story format, with “every story whispering his (Jesus) name.” Thus, I was excited to hear recently that the JSB has been expanded into a […]

Family ministry models: what we can learn from each other, part 2

June 17, 2010

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In the fall, Southern Seminary will be re-launching their Journal of Family Ministry. The focus of their first issue will be on models of family ministry, and I wanted to share some of the articles I have contributed on what we can learn from each other. Below is part 2 of a series entitled, “The […]

Family ministry models: what we can learn from each other, part 1

June 1, 2010

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In the fall, Southern Seminary will be re-launching their Journal of Family Ministry. The focus of their first issue will be on models of family ministry, and I wanted to share some of the articles I have contributed on what we can learn from each other. Below is part 1 of a series entitled, “The […]

building purpose into our children

June 30, 2009

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As I mentioned previously, I am working through a series of books on parenting. At the moment, I am thoroughly enjoying Tim Kimmel’s Grace-Based Parenting. Throughout the opening chapters I have been challenged to view my parenting philosophy through the eyes and heart of God – to treat my kids as He has treated me […]

Virgin Lips Movement

May 7, 2009

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Virgin Lips Movement – ever heard of it? While it has gained worldwide media attention and scorn, I recently heard the actual phraseology for the first time in an article by Dr. Albert Mohler.  The movement, which seems to be a more hard-core version of the Abstinence Pledges of the 1980s and 1990s, seeks to […]

joy prom 2009

April 23, 2009

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This Saturday, April 25th, Highview will be hosting our 3rd Annual “Joy Prom” for young people with Down Syndrome.  I have to admit that this is one of my personal favorite events of the year. This year, we will have between 80-100 young adults at our East Campus for a first-rate prom experience including red […]

john chrysostom on parenting

March 28, 2009

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John Chrysostom, aka the “gold-tongued preacher” of church history, is probably best-known for his unrivaled ability to preach the Bible.  As I was studying for my message this weekend on honoring father & mother, I came across a little-known sermon he preached entitled, “An Address on Vainglory and the Right Way for Parents to Bring […]