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The Supreme Court, Gay Marriage and the Family

Today the Supreme Court made it unconstitutional to ban gay marriage effectively making gay marriage legal everywhere in the U.S.
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Fatherhood and Humility

The Former Proceeds From The Latter by Micah Landers Recently I received a one-two punch in the gut from a couple of friend's blogs that sent my ideas on Fatherhood reeling. I read my friend Adam's blog post about Fatherhood which can easily be summarized with a snippet of a C.
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[Audio] Reintegrating Life

Description - A one hour talk I gave to a group of Cincinnati leaders at a network called LIFE (Leadership, Innovation, Faith, Entrepreneur) about ways to reintegrate from the very disintegrated life men tend to lead in our modern Western culture. Download Audio Download PDF Slides
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Fathers Getting Financially Schooled

Part 1 - When I Went Back to School. Back in 2000 my family was virtually penniless but happily serving the Lord.
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Walk

By Micah Landers A little over a month ago, our family moved across the country, from Cincinnati, OH to Oklahoma City, OK. The following post is one I wrote for our family blog recently, concerning maintaining a steady, life-long family discipleship priority through transition.
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The Power of Nostalgia

By Byron Shooner As I try to think through the “how” of creating disciples in my family, I was recently reminded that nostalgia does NOT equal faith. But is nostalgia counter to our efforts to grow up disciples of Jesus?
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Daughters in Multi-generational Families

By Garrett Buckingham. It is amazing the unity I am beginning to see in regards to God’s Family and His perspective on Multi-generational faithfulness.
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Perseverance

By April Pryor "I don't know how you do this with all your kids" a friend recently said to me as we were on the last leg of the long journey home from a trip to Israel. I replied, "Well, they just have to learn how to persevere.
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The Death of a Father

We like to pretend that premature death does not occur in the West but occasionally and tragically it does. Specifically in the case of the death of a father when children are still in his home, how should we respond?
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A Bad Case of the Gimmes

By Cindy Hostetler When a person begins to believe deeply in a new story, changes may not happen overnight. In fact, many times the stories aren’t even challenged until a new season of life comes along and uncovers what we truly believe.
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Tim Tebow, Home Schooling and the Impact of Parenting

Over the past 10 years as I've thought  about home schooling I've been torn between two insights. Insight #1 - Schools are not designed to make leaders who think differently and become world changers.
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Family Vision – Pictures in our head

By Justin Wolfenberg What are the pictures in our head that drive our decision making? I know they have changed over the years for me.
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One Family’s Experience Starting A Family Meeting

By Adam Rust A few years ago, some close friends of ours told us that they had begun doing "family meetings" in the morning and that it had a big impact on their family. They allowed our family to attend some of their "family meeting" times so that we could get a sense for how it worked.
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You, Abba and the Throne Room

  By Christine Dolan  Do we see our Heavenly Father as our Dad?  If we are truly sons and daughters then we are able to see the creator of the Universe as our intimate Father.
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Building a Multi-Generational Vision.

by Micah Landers We don't normally think multi-generationally. Simply put, most of us do not realize where our family has come from, and even fewer of us have any ideals or goals pertaining to where our families will be headed after we are placed in the ground.
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