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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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Setting Up Stones: Creating A Multi-Generational Family Memory

by Adam Rust I grew up in a family that virtually never spoke about its past. Consequenlty, I reached a point in my adulthood where I suddenly realized that I knew absolutely nothing about my grandparents, great grandparents, or even my parents prior to the point in their lives when I was born.
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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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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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The Diffner Family Mission and Rhythms

Families - here's a great example of a concise, clear articulation of one family's mission and rhythms. Thanks Team Diffner!
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god Told Me Not to Have Kids

By Heath Hostetler The first part of the mission God gave to humanity was to be fruitful and multiply (Gen 1:28). Since it is his plan and his earth, he must have had good reason for a command like this.
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[Audio] Shabbat Activation

Description: As a follow-up to my talk on Family-based Disciple-making I did a quick equipping on how to do a family Shabbat. I demonstrated how our family does a weekly formal family meal based on the Sabbath meal done by many Jewish families.
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The Moral Dangers of Investing in Mutual Funds

NOTE: This piece is rather controversial and I’m writing it both because I’m concerned by this hidden danger and because I’m open to having these ideas challenged. ---- Investing money into a mutual fund, whether through a 401K, a life insurance policy or directly with a stock broker is possibly the most morally dangerous act most people in our modern world will ever engage in.
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How to Bless your Children After you Die

God only knows how many days I have left and then my children and their children will live on and no matter what I do, the plain truth is, I won’t be there to help them. This is a scary thought for any father who loves his family.
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