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Did God have double standards on polygamy?

August 31, 2021  - By Dr. Scott Shiffer

God instituted marriage — and the family. If so, why does He seem to be silent on men taking multiple wives?

Can men of all personality types be spiritual leaders at home?

July 13, 2021  - By George Mattackal

Not everyone is naturally given to taking the lead or providing direction. Some are happier to follow. What does this mean in the Christian home?

Dads, are you ready to lead?

June 20, 2021  - By Charles Mathew

Fathers are as essential to the upbringing of the children as mothers. But do they have a greater role when it comes to teaching them the ways of the Lord?

My mother-in-law ill-treats me. What can I do?

May 11, 2021  - By Dr. Alexander Kurian

The dynamics of a joint family setup are hardly ever smooth. What can believers do when dealing with unbelieving relatives or contentious in-laws? Find out

Blest Be The Tie That Binds

November 11, 2020  - By Winston Hottman

Psalm 133 tells believers how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell in unity. This five-act 'play' will help bring the truth of that verse home

What does the Bible say about abuse in Christian families?

November 10, 2020  - By Dr. Scott Shiffer

It might seem unthinkable, yet maltreatment of others is a sad reality among those of the faith as well. Find out how to tackle such delicate situations

Learning to suffer together

October 11, 2020  - By Dr. John Sypert

Our faith in Jesus’s sacrifice on the cross brings us into a family. And one thing good families do is share the joys and pains of life with each other

Do fertility treatments go against God’s will for our lives?

June 2, 2020  - By Dr. Scott Shiffer

Infertility can be crushing for the couple that desires children. Medical advancements offer options, but there's much to consider before going down that road

Does passive Christianity equate to being unchristian?

April 7, 2020  - By Rufus Simon Varghese

Many of us grew up in Christian families and obeyed the Bible from a young age. Why should we be born 'again' then, if we've never lived rebellious lives?

From shepherd to king

February 23, 2020  - By Tobin Mattackal

If you’ve ever felt insignificant, you know that that poison arrow strikes the very core of our being. David teaches us how to come into our own

Is your church your family?

October 30, 2019  - By Tobin Mattackal

The body of believers can never hope to be close-knit if we don’t treat each other as next of kin to begin with

‘Looking back, I can say, “Thank you, Lord, for ignoring those stubborn prayers!”‘

June 7, 2019  - By Elizabeth Abraham

American missionary Christopher Mattix on serving in Bolivia, learning to let the Lord lead him — and caring for a loved one who's drifted away from the faith

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