Questions related to Authority
Insights Into the Chain of Command
accepting a place under authority
Jesus once praised a Roman centurion for his faith in Jesus’ authority: “. . . Jesus . . .
Understanding Five Life Roles
become a successful person, provider, proclaimer, partner, parent
There are five basic roles in life that each person can fulfill or help others fulfill. These life roles include being a mature person, a skilled provider, an effective proclaimer of truth, a loving marriage partner, and a wise parent.
Components of an Honorable Heritage
imparting a true wealth
An honorable heritage is worth more than money. It has the potential to lay the foundation for future Godly generations. Investing in the following areas enhances the heritage you can leave behind.
Maintain a Family Focus
investing time and love in your family
Having a family focus begins with a decision to meet the needs within the family and to build healthy relationships between the family members.
Effectively Appeal to Authorities
seven guidelines for presenting an appeal
God requires every one to be under authority.
Spoken Blessings Change Lives
how children and adults have benefited from spoken blessings
As mothers, fathers, and children have learned to bless one another in the Lord’s name, the power of spoken blessings has become evident in their families. Below are several testimonies from family members who have learned to bless one another.
How Fathers Can Protect Their Sons and Daughters
guard them from temptation
As a father, you are the spiritual leader and protector of your family. Your own obedience to God is a key factor in protecting your sons and daughters from evil.
Since you are no longer accountable to a husband, God fulfills the role of Husband in your circumstances. However, be quick to seek wisdom through Godly counselors, such as parents, parents-in-law, pastors, or mature believers. God takes special care of widows.
The following testimony was given by a man who attended a counseling course and shared insights he found when he asked the question, “Why did God let a bad thing happen?”
Reaching the Heart of Your Children
tips for building friendship and trust through listening
I love my children deeply, but there are times when I feel an emotional or spiritual distance from them, like they are drifting a little out of reach. Sometimes one or both of us are distracted or busy.