August 28, 2007
This is an excellent introduction to understanding the culture/spiritual war that is raging in our society.
The core message of this book is that we live in a post-modern/post-Christian culture that embraces all lifestyles and religions and rejects the idea of absolute truth. Our faith is constantly challenged by a culture that uses words such as narrow-minded, intolerant, and bigoted to describe us. We must take a stand and challenge the culture instead of conforming to it. We must use the unchanging truth of God’s Word to engage the culture for transformation. As Dr. Baucham writes, “the unchanging truth of God’s Word still holds preeminence in relevance and answers to contemporary life issues” and “as followers of Christ, we must stand humbly but boldly in the marketplace of ideas and proclaim the truth to a culture void of everlasting answers”.
Although the book is only 210 pages, Dr. Baucham covers a lot of ground and very effectively conveys his message in a simple, logical and relevant way. This is a very important book for all Christians to read in order to begin to understand the dynamics of the culture war. I highly recommend it. For more information on Dr. Baucham visit his website at www.voddiebaucham.org.
July 28, 2007
I just read the latest book from Dr. Voddie Baucham, Family Driven Faith. This book is absolutely phenomenal. I enjoyed it so much and there is so much excellent information in it that I read it three times. I highly recommend this book for all Christians who desire to raise their children biblically as devout followers of Christ.
I was beginning to write a review on this book and decided that the writing inside the front sleeve of the book captured it best.
“More teens are turning away from the faith than ever before. It is estimated that as many as 88% of teens who profess Christianity walk from their faith by the end of their freshman year of college. Something must be done.
Family Driven Faith equips Christian parents with the tools they need to raise children biblically in a post-Christian, anti-family society. Voddie Baucham, who with his wife has overcome a multi-generational legacy of broken and dysfunctional homes, shows that God has not left us alone in raising godly children. He has given us timeless precepts and principles for multi-generational faithfulness, especially in Deuteronomy 6. God’s simple command to Moses to teach the Word diligently to the children of Israel serves as the foundation of Family Driven Faith.
This bold new book is an urgent cal to parents and the church to return to biblical discipleship in and through the home.”
July 3, 2007
“The importance of children in a marriage for making that relationship work is plummeting, and a children’s organization says churches apparently are reflecting that change in priorities, with tens of thousands fewer congregations now offering vacation Bible school. ”
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June 22, 2007
Have you heard of the Rebelution? If you are a teenager or a parent of a teenager you will definitely want to learn about this. It is coming to Dallas very soon.
“The teen years are the time in every person’s life to get direction, develop purpose and gain momentum. They’re the launching pad of life.
Unfortunately, many young people have bought into the lie that the teens years are a vacation from responsibility and as a result are wasting some of the most valuable and productive years of their lives.
Each main session is intended to creatively and powerful respond to this attitude by motivating and equipping young people, in light of God’s standards, to get serious about faith, family, and future.
THE MYTH OF ADOLESCENCE: we can bust our culture’s lies by looking at what history and God’s word prove teens are capable of.
CHARACTER COUNTS: competence without character is dangerous, character without competence is weak.
DO HARD THINGS: adopting the mindset of a rebelutionary is the first step towards taking our teen years back from the culture.
THAT’S WHAT FRIENDS ARE FOR: understanding the power of companionship and creating a dedicated counter-culture are keys to withstanding the mainstream”
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