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Wives, submit yourselves to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord. Husbands, love your wives and do not be harsh with them. Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord. Fathers do not embitter your children, or they will be come discouraged.


Colossians 3:18-21



God invented the family when he created woman and man.  He has a plan for every family that involves truth, love, and service....a plan that reflects the heart of Christ for the home where all family members submit to each other out of a self-giving love.  The best way that we can bless our children and, by definition, our world, is by following that plan, living out the character of God every day.



STEP 1

Books: The Mystery of Marriage - Mike MasonThink Orange - Reggie Joiner

Study/DVD:  House or Home, Marriage Edition - Chip IngrimHouse or Home, Parenting Edition - Chip Ingrim

Media: God’s Sacred Design for Marriage Radio Program (2 parts)

Experience: Marriage Seminar

 

STEP 2

Book: Sacred Marriage - Gary ThomasParenting Beyond Your Capacity

Study/DVD: The Art of Marriage Small Group Study

Media: Family Life Marriage Topic; Family Life Parenting Topic

Experience: Marriage Weekend – Weekend to Remember by Family Life

 

STEP 3

Book: The Most Important Place on Earth: What a Christian Home Looks Like and How to Build One - Robert Wolgemuth      

Study/DVD: Ransomed Heart Small Group Video Series

Media: Rock Harbor Series - Sex, Love, God

Experience: Parenting Seminar

 

Other Resources

Books: Love and Respect - Emerson EggerichsEveryday Talk: Talking Freely and Naturally about God with Your Children - John Younts; Effective Parenting/Defective World - Chip Ingram; What Did You Expect?: Redeeming the Realities of Marriage; Getting to the Heart of Parenting – Paul Tripp

Study/DVD:  Sacred Marriage DVD - Gary Thomas

Media: Uncovered: A real look at Love, Sex and Dating - Eaglebrook Church



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