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NCFIC Confession Advocates Expository Preaching in Churches

Posted on Apr. 13, 2009

The NCFIC Confession contains this statement on expository preaching, explaining that it is our intention to, “Restore the practice of teaching ‘the whole counsel of God’ through exegetical preaching of Scripture in the church and daily instruction in homes by fathers and mothers.”

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One Half of One Percent Young People Have a Biblical Worldview

Posted on Apr. 07, 2009

What will happen to a nation where almost no one has a biblical worldview? The Barna organization has just released new data which indicates that only 9% of adults in America have a biblical world view. But what is even more startling is that among individuals eighteen to twenty-three years old the number is nearly zero. This in a nation where Barna says approximately four in ten adults and one in three teenagers claim to be born again.*

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Article: Texas Church Revamps for Family Integration

Posted on Apr. 03, 2009

Southern Baptist Texan —“Gone are the days when Christians understood that the home—and not the Christian church or school—is principally and primarily responsible for the education, evangelism, and discipleship of children and that our ecclesiology should reflect that reality.”

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Turning the Ship

Posted on Apr. 03, 2009

I met Dustin Guidry as the “ship” (Ridgewood Baptist) was turning and I was astonished at the blessings they were experiencing as a church. Now, Dustin Guidry’s new book,“Turning the Ship” tells the inspiring story of a traditional programmatic, age segregated church making the transition to family integration. While Dustin’s story is rare today it is not alone and represents a groundswell of courageous church leaders who have gone back to scripture to build their model of church discipleship and have been willing to risk their reputations and standing in the evangelical community in order to obey what they found in scripture.

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First Quarter NCFIC Investor Report

Posted on Apr. 02, 2009

I want to share with you our first quarter activity, so that you may know where the National Center for Family Integrated Churches stands as we enter April, 2009

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Reforming Church and Family - Unpacking Family Integrated Church Life

Posted on Mar. 28, 2009

Twice this year, the NCFIC and the elders of Hope Baptist will be host to those who would like to spend a weekend considering church and family life. They will spend all day Saturday talking through the issues of church and family reformation and then on Sunday will join with the congregation of Hope Baptist.

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Church and Family in the News

Posted on Mar. 21, 2009

My fellow church member, Tommy Vestal, writes about the inspiring account of faithful men responding in a Godly way to the crisis of their day. Their example is a poignant and encouraging light in the midst of our own dark days.

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Memorizing the “One Anothers”

Posted on Mar. 19, 2009

An Illinois Church Memorizes the “One Anothers” in the New Testament Christian Heritage Church in Orland Park, Illinois took the 50+ “one anothers” and consolidated them by removing the ones that overlapped, leaving 25 to memorize. They are listed here:

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Church and Family in the News

Posted on Mar. 18, 2009

Mothers ‘failing to teach children how to cook’ “Three-quarters of mothers do not give their children regular cooking lessons, according to new research”.

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Blogging Calvin’s Institutes

Posted on Mar. 17, 2009

One of the young ladies in our church is reading Calvin’s Institutes in preparation for the Calvin 500 July 1-4.
Here is her favorite quote from yesterdays reading:
“Draw me, however unwilling to make me willing; draw me, slow footed, to make me run.”

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