From the 2014 Family Discipleship and Homeschooling Conference, April 25-26 in Redmond, WA
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I invite you to join me via live stream at the 2014 Family Discipleship & Homeschooling Conference, April 25-26 in Redmond, WA. My friends at Christian Heritage are offering all of you $5 off the Live Stream Pass, so you can join thousands of other homeschoolers for two full days of hope, encouragement and inspiration-for just $24.95. That’s not a bad deal!
Tonight at 9pm Eastern time, Joel Beeke and I will begin our six week book discussion of Husbands Love Your Wives. There is much chatter about biblical headship in the blogosphere these days. Patriarchy, headship, submission and all things regarding manhood and womanhood are on the chopping block. William Gouge is a blast from the past, taking us beyond the confines of our feministic culture and speaks clearly and biblically on what it means that, “The husband is the head of the wife,” and “husbands love your wives as Christ loved the church,” and Wives submit to your own husbands in everything.”
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We met on Saturday with church leaders from around the region to speak of shepherding. Don Hart, Steve Hopkins and I gave messages. Steve Hopkins spoke on protecting the flock from wolves, Don spoke on shepherding the flock through prayer and I walked us through Ezekiel 34, which exposes and condemns unfaithful shepherds, and explains how the Lord desires His flock to be cared for. Here are two helpful statements I heard: Steve Hopkins, speaking of protecting the flock from wolves said, “If we do not warn them with tears today, we will shed tears for them tomorrow.” Don Hart, speaking of shepherding through prayer focused us on the importance of the simple ministry of the word and prayer, “Consume the Word and Commune in prayer’