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The Fifth Commandment: Honor Your Father and Mother

by Joe Boot and Joel Webbon and Ryan Eras

March 1, 2023

In this episode Joe Boot and special guest, pastor Joel Webbon, discuss the fifth commandment, how it applies not only to young children, but to everyone, and how a worldly mindset has led us to neglect this commandment when it becomes uncomfortable or burdensome.


A Theology Of Family and Culture

by Joe Boot

September 7, 2021

ible depicts the family as God’s basic institution for a peaceful and orderly social order. It is no exaggeration to say that if we try to redefine the nature of the family, we redefine society itself.


The Colour of Death and the Law of Life, Part 1

by Joe Boot

August 25, 2021

Throughout the green movement, many are promoting a culture of death in the name of life, health and eco-justice. Whereas the God of Scripture says, “Be fruitful and multiply; fill the earth and subdue it”, and tells us that children are a heritage and reward from Him, this new religion tells us that children are a threat to planetary life and large families a disease.


The Banished One Will Not Remain an Outcast

by David Robinson

June 28, 2020 | 2 Samuel 14

This chapter in 2 Samuel about the exile and return of Absalom, King David’s son, reflects the perennial theme of Exile and Return found throughout the Bible.


Where Could I Carry My Shame?

by David Robinson

June 21, 2020 | 2 Samuel 13:1-22

Amnon’s assault of his sister Tamar further exposes the systemic sin of sexual immorality in the House of David. Today, Christ’s sacrifice for sin cleanses, heals and restores all who bear such shame and guilt.


The Home Front in the Culture War

by Rachel Eras and Ryan Eras

May 24, 2019

Rachel Eras talks about the place of the home and the role of the homemaker in the broader cultural context, and explains how we've let worldly thinking creep into the way we view the home.


The Idolatry of the Family

by Michael Thiessen and Ryan Eras

February 15, 2019 | Mark 3:20-34

Michael Thiessen discusses the place and duty of the family in the broader mission of the church and the Kingdom of God.

Further Reading;
John Bunyan: Family Duty

Douglas Rosenau, A Celebration of Sex

Michael Thiessen: Pursuing a First Class Marriage

We get our great music courtesy of the great talent at Creative Ready.


Living the New Life at Home

by Russ Hiebert

November 4, 2018 | Colossians 3:18-21

Paul puts the spotlight on the homes and families of the Colossians


The Spirit-Filled Family

by David Robinson

August 20, 2017 | Ephesians 6:1-4

Spirit-filled people are thankful always and for everything. Such people submit to one another out of reverence for Christ.


The Spirit-Filled Family

by David Robinson

August 20, 2017 | Ephesians 6:1-4

In a Spirit-filled family, children obey their parents in the Lord and fathers do not provoke their children to anger but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.


The Gospel and the Family

by Joe Boot

July 7, 2017

The family is a covenant institution and relationship which requires faithfulness. If we are to have any impact on the world around us, the first thing that must be transformed in our hearts and lives is our immediate relationships with our family.


Keeping Faith and Remembering Christ

by Joe Boot

December 25, 2013

Joe Boot and Brian Lilley discuss the importance of spending time with family, enjoying the holidays, and remembering Christ.