Extreme Makeover: Home Edition

A family and parenting series.

Resolving Family Conflict

May 17, 2009 | Ephesians 4:25-32 | conflict, family

The apostle Paul told the Ephesians that they could turn conflict into communication and understanding through the power of Christ’s forgiveness and love. We can resolve the conflicts in our relationships and turn them into quality communication and understanding through Christ’s power of love and forgiveness.

Raising Great Kids

May 10, 2009 | Ephesians 6:1-4 | family, parenting

In the TV show, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, after they show us how bad the family’s living conditions are, they interview the family to discover what they love and design a house the expresses their passion, then they start raising the house…

The apostle Paul told the Ephesians how to raise their children according to God’s design. As Christians, we can follow God’s Word in the discipline of our children and raise them up to maturity according to God’s intent. The text gives four steps to raising great kids:

Following God’s Family Blueprint

May 3, 2009 | Ephesians 5:21-6:4 | family

The apostle Paul told the Ephesians that their family relationships could be restored to God’s intent by submitting first of all to the Spirit and then to one another becoming the family that God designed. We can follow four steps to God’s blueprint for the family and experience the blessing of oneness and being a light to this world for Christ.

Tearing Down to Lay a Better Foundation

April 26, 2009 | | family

In the TV show, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, they always show us how bad the family situation is, then they get the community together to tear down the old house and build a brand new one from the foundation up. There’s wisdom in that. First, tear down the poorly built house, then build a new one on a better foundation.

There are some things in our families that need to be torn down, that need to be repented of and forgiven. Then, we can build our families on a new and better foundation… the foundation of the Word of God.


Hope at Easter

Our Easter sermon from 2009

7 Habits of Growing Christians

A series on spiritual disciplines