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All articles & reviews tagged with family

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September 2021
Articles

Family Matters Part 1: How to have a happy home

In this four-part series, Pastor Alan Hill considers what the Bible has to say about family life. Nearly all of us have somewhere that we can call home. We spend more time there than anywhere else. It should be a happy place, but so often it is not. There are problems and difficulties, trials…

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Review

April 2021
Reviews > Book

Biblical Marriage: Two sinners and a gracious God

The author’s thoroughgoing commitment to the Word of God is transparent throughout this book. The starting point is the biblical truth about the creation of humanity as male and female, and God’s original design for marriage articulated in the opening chapters of Genesis. This is followed by a careful exposition of the relevant section…

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Review

August 2019
Reviews > Book

Raising Kids in a ‘You can do it!’ World

The author sets out eight signposts for Christian parents to follow when bringing up their children in a world that promotes the attitude that all you have to do is have confidence and you can achieve anything you want. The book is very readable, but some of the examples given and the language are…

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Review

May 2019
Reviews > Book

The Gospel Comes with a House Key: Practicing Radically Ordinary Hospitality in Our Post-Christian World (TGC (Women’s Initiatives))

I was looking forward to reading this book as I thought I was quite good at hospitality. However, it put me firmly in my place! Nevertheless I did really enjoy reading it, it’s compelling and full of encouraging testimonies of God’s grace. The book is an autobiographical peek behind the curtains into Rosaria Butterfield’s…

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April 2019
Articles > Comment

Society only has itself to blame for sexualising our children

The government’s rationale for making ‘relationships’ education compulsory in all schools from September 2020 is that children are bombarded with sexual information and they need help to navigate these difficult issues. Well whose fault is that? Successive governments have continuously side-lined parents and dismantled the family. Divorce reform and the legalisation of abortion in…

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News

March 2019
News > Society

Children in two-parent families do better

The absence of one of their parents has a big negative impact on children’s lives, according to two large research studies in the UK and the US. The British and American studies have been following children growing up since about the year 2000. The academics involved say this is not about judging or blaming…

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Article

December 2018
Articles > Evangelistic

Who do you think you are?

My uncle David is the family historian. He has spent many hours researching the family tree and has discovered relatives in Australia and Argentina. My uncle is not alone in his desire to trace his genealogical roots. The BBC series Who do you think you are? is very popular. In the programme, famous people…

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