The Value of The Family
May/June 2005

Education and the Family

By R. J. Rushdoony

A fundamental aspect of the support due a child from his parents is education in the broadest sense of the word.

The Future and the Family

By Mark R. Rushdoony

The family is the basic institution of society, but in the world of modern social science, this is an inadequate statement.

Mega-Church Liberals and the Undermining of the Family

By Christopher J. Ortiz

The messianic state has always sought to undermine the authority of the family. Now a negligent undermining is taking place as conservative church leaders neuter the religious role of Christian fathers. This quasi-liberalism in conservative Christian churches is more than a mere contradiction — it is a “house divided against itself.”

Facing the Facts

By Bruce N. Shortt

We’re Christians. We love our children; we know that the Bible instructs us to raise them in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.

By Jim West

To write about “The Benefits of Having Children” is like writing about the benefits of acquiring King Solomon’s mines or inheriting the Comstock load.

By Joe Morecraft, III

God has graciously given the human race three institutions for its protection and development — church, family, and state.

By Roger Schultz

My grandparents had a great impact on my life. I grew up on a multi-generational family farm, and because of my mother’s illness my grandparents cared for me.

By William O. Einwechter

The Scriptures repeatedly extol the blessing of children and their importance to the family and to the Kingdom of God.

By Amy Hauck

As usual, my family rose as I entered my pristine kitchen. With excited anticipation they watched as I strolled over to my beloved crock-pot. As I lifted the lid, they erupted in a chorus of praise and adulation.