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Not One Man Raised His Hand

Not One Man Raised His Hand

Our small church (www.gfc1.org) had our monthly men's ministry meeting this past Monday night. There were sixteen men there, along with ten of their sons and grandsons. The "young men" ranged in age...

Parents are Not Qualified

Parents are Not Qualified

One of the most common responses I hear from church leaders when I share with them the biblical vision of parents as the primary spiritual trainers of their children is this, "Rob, I understand the...

Not One Man Raised His Hand

The Pope or the Bible?

The sufficiency of Scripture was the center of the conflict during the protestant reformation. At that time within the Roman Catholic Church, the Bible was only available in Latin and was...

Planting a D6 Church

Planting a D6 Church

If you were to plant a church, what would it look like? In the Bible, God has given us everything we need to know about the mission, purpose, foundation and essential structure for the local church....

Not One Man Raised His Hand

For Generations to Come

It’s never too late for God to use you to launch a multigenerational movement of faith in your family. It may be that you came to Christ as an adult, and that your life before conversion was...

Not One Man Raised His Hand

Legalism: A Great Enemy of the Church

Perhaps you have heard the phrase, “There are two ways we can fall off on this.” The doctrine of the sufficiency of Scripture is a narrow path that leads to pleasing God in all things, but there are...

A Husband’s True Love

A Husband’s True Love

God explains "true love" in 1 Corinthians 13. There are seven positive (do) elements, such as being patient. There are eight negative (do not) elements, such as not being easily angered. True love...

A Husband’s True Love

Husband: No Job Description Necessary

Who Needs a Job Description? Men, imagine that you have been working at the same job, with the same company for ten years. Things are going well. You have respect inside and outside the company. Job...

A Husband’s True Love

My Marriage Prayer Life = D-

For the first twelve years of our marriage, I would give myself a D- grade in the area of taking the lead in praying with Amy. It was probably more like an F, but D- makes me feel a little better....

Family Worship: The heart of spiritual training in the home

What is Parenting Success?

Imagine a television camera, far in the future, panning the living room of the Rienow home. The walls are plastered with achievement awards and first-place ribbons. Athletic trophies glimmer from...

A Husband’s True Love

Is the Husband the Head of the Wife?

To suggest that the husband has a leadership role in the marriage instantly causes tension. This flies in the face of everything our culture teaches. Here are three statements which we need to...

A Husband’s True Love

Learning to Serve

In recent years, God has been growing my character in the area of service. One of the ways that God has helped me improve, is by talking with Amy about where her pressure points are. Pressure points...