Resources on Family

Family comes in many different forms. There are nuclear families, extended families, and blended families. Some families grow through childbearing and some grow through fostering or adoption. And then there is the church family.  From the very beginning, Scripture speaks... Continue...

As we live in the tension between the Fall and the full restoration of all things, suffering is an undeniable fact of life. What comfort does the presence of God have to offer to the suffering family, and what does... Continue...

Emily Chapman Richards is the executive director of Show Hope, an orphan care organization founded by her parents, Mary Beth and Steven Curtis Chapman. But it’s Shaohannah Hope Chapman, or Shaoey (pronounced “Show-ee”), Richards’s 20-year-old sister, who had the idea... Continue...

This summer I ended up in the hospital for 24 hours. In between running various tests, my nurse and I had some great conversations. She told me that she’s attended an evangelical church for 11 years and is actively involved... Continue...

I believe God has clearly called parents to intentionally teach their children the ways of God (Deut. 6:7; Psalm 78:6; 145:4). But for some, the idea of family worship is a bit scary. Either they don’t know how to do... Continue...

My wife and I truly enjoyed every stage of parenting, but I had no idea what was coming—from welcoming our first-born into the world and bearing the responsibility for another totally dependent human being, to sending our last child off... Continue...

Sometimes you can learn more from the life and faith of saints on the pages of biographies than from a dissertation on a topic. A theology of suffering comes into view as you read of parents losing children on the... Continue...

When asked about the title of his latest book, The Storm-Tossed Family, Dr. Russell Moore, president of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, has pointed out that family can be both "the source of life-giving blessing... Continue...

How does the Christian’s view of God inform our understanding of the roles of husband and father? Andrew Walker hosts a panel discussion with Nathan Lino, John Powell, Erick Erickson, and Aaron Ivey on biblical manhood in marriage. Continue...

Fatherlessness is the sad reality for many children in our society. And not having an example, they grow up not knowing what a father should be or how a father should act. More importantly, they find it hard to relate... Continue...