Next week I will preach on the Family as part of our summer series: The Good Life. This is a vast topic, and a controversial and/or painful one for many. What is a family? Is there a ‘Biblical model’ for the family? What do I do if my family is toxic? What if I don’t have a family?
I would love your help in preparing for this sermon. I’d love to hear about your experience with family. Would you be willing to leave a comment and answer any or all of these three questions:
- What was the composition of your family growing up? (Traditional Mom, Dad, kids; blended family with two sets of parents; single parent; foster home; etc.)
- What are some positive and negative things about family?
- Complete this sentence: To me, family means…
I would love to hear your thoughts, both positive and negative, about family.
Below is my initial sketch based on the three assigned texts for the sermon. I’d love your creative input on this as well. Thanks!