Gospel-Centered Family: Becoming the Parents God Wants You to Be
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  • Cover Type:
  • 96 Pages
  • Publisher: Good Book Company
  • Publication Date: April 2009
  • ISBN: FCHESTTIGOSPELCENTEREDFAMILY9781908317070

Gospel-Centered Family: Becoming the Parents God Wants You to Be

Chester, Tim; Moll, Ed

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Publisher's Description

Numerous books set out to help Christian parents in the challenging mission of raising their children well-so what's different about this one? Well, the answer's in the title! It's not about how the gospel fits into Christian family life, but how family life should fit into the gospel-God's greatest purpose for this universe, achieved in Christ.

Many books aim to raise up competent, balanced parents and well-trained, well-rounded children. But Tim Chester and Ed Moll focus on families growing God-knowing, Christ-confessing, grace-receiving, servant-hearted, mission-minded believers-adults and children together.

Christian families should be about...

  • not just making good citizens but also church planters, missionaries, reformers, servants and evangelists
  • not just learning about God but also showing Him to others;
  • not just controlling behavior but also changing the heart;
  • not just parents and children, but being an integral part of the wider church family.
  • In twelve concise chapters, Gospel-Centered Family takes us through the major Bible principles for family life, challenging us to give up our 'respectable' middle-class idols, and to become the distinctively different people that God, through His gospel, calls us to be.

    PLEASE NOTE: This book was originally published in the UK. Accordingly, some of the terminology may differ from American usage. For example, the use of the word "smack" instead of "spank." Also, due to high demand, we have received stock from the publisher containing the U.S. version as well as the U.K. version. The variations consist in the spelling of select words.

    About the Author

    Tim Chester (PhD, University of Wales) is codirector of The Porterbrook Network, which equips individuals and churches to rediscover mission, and director of the Northern Training Institute, which provides integrated theological and missional training for church leaders. He is coleader of the Crowded House, a group of church-planting networks.

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    Publisher's Description

    Numerous books set out to help Christian parents in the challenging mission of raising their children well-so what's different about this one? Well, the answer's in the title! It's not about how the gospel fits into Christian family life, but how family life should fit into the gospel-God's greatest purpose for this universe, achieved in Christ.

    Many books aim to raise up competent, balanced parents and well-trained, well-rounded children. But Tim Chester and Ed Moll focus on families growing God-knowing, Christ-confessing, grace-receiving, servant-hearted, mission-minded believers-adults and children together.

    Christian families should be about...

  • not just making good citizens but also church planters, missionaries, reformers, servants and evangelists
  • not just learning about God but also showing Him to others;
  • not just controlling behavior but also changing the heart;
  • not just parents and children, but being an integral part of the wider church family.
  • In twelve concise chapters, Gospel-Centered Family takes us through the major Bible principles for family life, challenging us to give up our 'respectable' middle-class idols, and to become the distinctively different people that God, through His gospel, calls us to be.

    PLEASE NOTE: This book was originally published in the UK. Accordingly, some of the terminology may differ from American usage. For example, the use of the word "smack" instead of "spank." Also, due to high demand, we have received stock from the publisher containing the U.S. version as well as the U.K. version. The variations consist in the spelling of select words.

    About the Author

    Tim Chester (PhD, University of Wales) is codirector of The Porterbrook Network, which equips individuals and churches to rediscover mission, and director of the Northern Training Institute, which provides integrated theological and missional training for church leaders. He is coleader of the Crowded House, a group of church-planting networks.

    • Cover Type:
    • 96 Pages
    • Publisher: Good Book Company
    • Publication Date: April 2009
    • ISBN: FCHESTTIGOSPELCENTEREDFAMILY9781908317070