Resources on Family

Christ-Exalting Headship

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Western culture has given us a seemingly unlimited supply of unhealthy leadership examples in the home. But rather than casting aside headship as antiquated or irrelevant, Dr. Daniel Bennett, Senior Pastor of Bethany Community Church in Washington, Illinois, walks through the Christ-exalting headship outlined in Numbers 30.

A Desperate Dad Petitions Jesus

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Faith is a gift from God that connects us to God’s person and to every one of God’s blessings. Without faith we do not have God and without God we have nothing. In this Father’s Day message from Mark 5:21-43, Pastor Ritch teaches how Jesus used the circumstances of one father to grow and shape his faith and dependence upon God.

God Has Visited His People

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For every sorrow that sin brings to the doorstep of our lives, Jesus is present and ready to show His love to us. In this special Mother’s Day message, Pastor Ritch shares the story of Jesus raising a widow’s only son from the dead in Luke 7:11-17, and why that miracle should still fill us with hope and joy today.

Cool Dads & Corrupt Sons

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Being a godly man does not automatically make a man a good dad, and in this message from I Samuel 2:12-36, Pastor Ritch highlights the Israelite priest Eli as an example of a bad dad. Learn how we can avoid his mistakes in order to lead our families for the glory of God today.

A Woman of Grace

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In this Mother’s Day message from I Samuel 1-2, Pastor Ritch teaches about Hannah, the mother of the Israelite prophet Samuel. This story paints a picture of a woman of grace as it reveals her responses to both trials and blessings, and it gives all believing women great encouragement to continue living out her by example today.

The Treasure of Little Tikes

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As followers of Jesus, every member of the local church has a responsibility to help bring the children of their church community to Jesus without hindrance . In this message from Mark 10:13-16, Dr. Ritch Boerckel teaches about a short but incredibly deep story of Jesus illustrating the Gospel to his own disciples through his care for and focus on children.

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Strategic Parenting, Week 2

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Strategic Parenting, Week 1

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Session 51: Shepherding Children

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Session 50: Parent-Child Relationships

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