Previous posts in this series: Here, here, here, here, & here.This is the last of the “chapters” in my Family Foundations series, aimed at helping you create a Christ-centered home. In case you haven’t noticed I want to draw two important things to your attention.
#1: So far I’ve said very little about many of the things typically addressed in a series about a Christ-centered home and family.
For example, I’ve hardly mentioned…
Marriage Parenting Home life Finances Family standards Discipline of children Communication and the list could go on…Of course, I’ve deliberately neglected those topics, and here’s why:
Those areas are not where you should begin when considering what it means to have a Christ-centered home.
They are the areas of home and family life that will demonstrate the fruit of a Christ-centered home, but not the sources of the fruit. Christ Himself is the source of Christ-centered fruit, and you MUST remember that as you begin thinking about what it will take for you to have a Christ-centered home.
Why is it so important to remember? It goes back to the issue of foundations, as Jesus taught in Matthew 7:24-29. In the final verses (28-29)