Category Archives: Manhood/Family

Prioritizing Family Over Ministry

Modern churchgoers have some messed up priorities. That’s my thesis. Sometimes we have no conscious priorities; sometimes we feel there is no flexibility in priorities where there should be; sometimes we’ve just never considered the fact that our priorities may … Continue reading

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Federal Husbands and Masculine Responsibility

I’ve been reading Federal Husband, by Doug Wilson. It has been, far and away, one of the best books on being a husband and father I’ve ever read. It’s challenging, insightful, and convicting. Here’s one of my favorite quotes: This … Continue reading

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Proximity and Sprawl: redux

In his book Church Membership: How the World Knows Who Represents Jesus, Jonathan Leeman describes eight ways Christians ought to submit to their local churches. The second of those is completely in line with the articles I discussed in my … Continue reading

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Raising Children Regarding Church

Related to the ideas in the articles I shared on proximity, sprawl, and permanence (that we ought to give our local church priority in our geographical decisions and commitments), is the idea that we ought to be giving our local … Continue reading

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Man of the House

In his seminal work, Man of the House, pastor C.R. Wiley explains what it takes to build and manage a sustainable and godly household. Here are just a couple of my favorite quotes. “One reason there is a crisis of … Continue reading

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Husbands Are Always Preaching A Gospel

I’ve been reading Federal Husband, by Doug Wilson. It has been, far and away, one of the best books on being a husband and father I’ve ever read. It’s challenging, insightful, and convicting. In his discussion of how marriage images … Continue reading

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