Category Archives: authority

The head of the table is a place of service

When you have guests over to your home, sit at the head of the table. This is a place of honor, it is true, but it is also a place of responsibility and service: it is the place where you … Continue reading

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Evangelism as listening and asking questions

I sent the following to the pastor of the church we went to a couple of Sundays ago in North Carolina. I told my kids and my brother-in-law it was a bad sermon, and I thought it was only right … Continue reading

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For the children’s sake (a reply to a reply)

A woman has replied to the review of For the Children’s Sake that I posted on Her response begins, “I’m fairly shocked to read such a harsh critique of a gentle and fully Christian method of imparting love of … Continue reading

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Book review: For the Children’s Sake

This is a review of the book For the Children’s Sake by Susan Schaeffer Macaulay, originally written in 1984 and reprinted in 2009 by Crossway Books, Wheaton, Illinois. In this book Mrs. Macaulay presents in summary form the educational system … Continue reading

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Seeing fatherhood everywhere

We need to have our eyes opened—we need to be able to see. We need to see where we are still trying to cast off the restraint. We need to see where in our lives we are trying to remove … Continue reading

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All authority

And so right away at the very beginning, what I want you to understand is that when it comes to baptizing, when it comes to making disciples, when it comes to teaching them to obey everything He commanded, nothing in … Continue reading

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Am I a Soldier of the Cross?

The Holy Scriptures do not let us escape the fact that the Christian life is war, but we are sleepy and hardly even realize that we are soldiers. Can it really be, though, that we will be content with comfort, … Continue reading

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