For Church and Family (010) Prayer

In this post I encourage parents to set an example of the significance of prayer in the corporate gatherings. This is a moment to set all things aside here and listen closely and to pray. Tips for Church and Family Parents: Teach this at home. Create an expected pattern at home that before meals this

For Church and Family (009) the Lord’s Table

In this post I encourage parents to formally train their children about the Lord’s Table at home so that when they are at the church house and the gathered saints proclaim the Lord’s death in the corporate proclamation is something to watch. Teach them why they should wait to take it until they have made

For Church and Family (008) Boys and Girls

In this clip I address the need for parents to train their boys to behave like boys and their girls to behave like girls, and I address the need for boys and girls to treat each other with care. This kind of teaching must happen formally at home. Yes, our children will catch how they

For Church and Family (007) Clothing

In this short clip I give instructions about training children in how they dress and behave at the church house on the Lord’s Day. Talk about why we dress differently on the Lord’s Day than any other day. The why is very important on this topic. Tips for Church and Family Parents: We are not

For Church and Family (006) the Offering

In this post I talk about the importance of children participating in the offering. The more they participate in the gathering the more they want to participate. Tips for Church and Famiy Parents: At home, teach your children about the value of money. This can be done young. At home, teach your children about why

For Church and Family (005) Listening to the Preaching

In this post I explain the reasons behind parents teaching their children to listen to the preaching. The hardest thing to teach a child in church is to listen to the preaching. Tips for Church and Family Parents: Be consistent Talk about this at home before you arrive. As the grow older help them desire

For Church and Family (004) Teach them to Listen

In this post I encourage parents to read ahead in the scripture text at home and teach the children to listen for key words, listen to what songs we sang, ask them later what they heard. Tips for Church and Family Parents: Read the text that your church is preaching through at home several times

For Church and Family (002) Teach Children to Anticipate the Lord’s Day

In today’s post I encourage parents to¬†teach their children to treat the Lord’s Day as an anticipated event when we gather at the church house, and when we go to the church house it is different than when we go to the park. Tips for Church and Family: Parents: Take time this week to train

For Church and Family (001)

Today, I begin a series on church and family. I will lay out several short clips over the next few weeks from my Sunday evening teaching entitled¬†“For Church and Family.” These should be considered for consideration only. This is not a prescription or a requirement. I believe it will be helpful in all of our

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