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Proverbs For Dinner

The book of Proverbs is like the twitter feed of the bible. Our family likes to make a practice of reading from the book of Proverbs during dinner.
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The Why and How of Torah Study

At the Noble Forum in October Stephen and I each talked about different aspects of Torah Study. Presentation: Why Torah?
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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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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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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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[Audio] Sukkot Activation

Description: Sukkot is a festival God gave His people that has been practiced for thousands of years. It is a time to direct our attention to the fact that we are sojourners and this place is not our home.
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Living Rhythmically Toward A Future: an explanation of why we meditate on eternity.

by Micah Landers We celebrate Sukkot every fall. I have met a lot of people who think that Sukkot is a weird thing to take part in.
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Rhythms and Freedom to Know Christ: an explanation of why we rest.

By Micah Landers We celebrate Shabbat every week. We don't want to call unclean what the Lord has made clean (Acts 10).
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Family Meeting

By Ben Crawford I was recently asked these questions: What do you typically do in a family meeting - is there a format you like? What's your philosophy behind the meeting?
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[Audio] Equipping Households to Celebrate the Spring Holidays

Description: There is no greater time during the year for learning, remembering, and celebrating then the spring holidays of Palm Sunday, Passover, Good Friday, Easter, The Ascension, The Upper Room Intercession and Pentecost. Typically we just go to a special worship service but these events can and should be celebrated with our families in a way that allows us to pass these lessons on to our children.
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