Sermons on Family

Grappling with God

This sermon calls us to imagine our own funeral and asks the question: How do we want people to remember us? Will people remember how, like Jacob, we grappled with God and would not let go?

Have You Been To A Real Family Reunion Lately?

Eighteenth in a series 1 Corinthians 11:27-29 Whoever, therefore, eats the bread or drinks the cup of the Lord in an unworthy manner will be answerable for the body and blood of the Lord. Examine yourselves, and only then eat of the bread and drink of the cup. For all who eat and drink without

Frank Talk About Marriage, Sex, Singleness, and Divorce

Eleventh in a series1 Corinthians 7:17-40 For whoever was called in the Lord as a slave is a freed person belonging to the Lord, just as whoever was free when called is a slave of Christ. You were bought with a price; do not become slaves of human masters. In whatever condition you were called,

Handling Your Children And Handling Your Parents

The eye that mocks a father and scorns to obey a mother will be pecked out by the ravens of the valley and eaten by the vultures. (Proverbs 30:17) Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. "Honor your father and mother" - this is the first commandment with a promise: "so t

A Father’s Blessing

There are certain phrases that capture the human imagination and express something so deep and so powerful that they become a kind of montra for us. One of those phrases is: "Bless me, father, for I have sinned." You just listen to the rhythm of this phrase, and you know it almost sings ...

Relationships: Sixth in a Series on 1 & 2 Timothy

1 Timothy 5:8 And whoever does not provide for relatives, and especially for family members, has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever. Paul, under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, was writing to his apprentice, Timothy, words that spoke to the specific situation in Ephesus.