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The Best Way to Serve Your Family

March 6, 2014

Forget balance. Pursue alignment.

Pastor Colin Smith covers faith, parenting, and the family in his sermon “Forget Balance, Pursue Alignment,” shared at Moody Founders Week last month in Chicago. Preaching from Deuteronomy 6, Pastor Colin unfolds the following principle:

Love the LORD first, and your family will be blessed. Love your family first, and your family will suffer.

A must-watch for parents, singles, and youth, Pastor Colin’s sermon speaks passionately to three challenges that arise when living out Deuteronomy 6:5, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might.”

What are these three challenges? Take a listen, and let us know in the comments which point challenges you the most today.


The Author
Kristen Wetherell

Kristen Wetherell is a writer and Bible teacher. She has previously served as content manager of Unlocking the Bible. She is the author, along with Sarah Walton, of Hope When It Hurts: Biblical Reflections to Help You Grasp God’s Purpose in Your Suffering (The Good Book Company, April 2017). She blogs at her website, and you can follow her on Twitter. She and her husband Brad are parents to their sweet daughter and members of The Orchard Evangelical Free Church in Itasca, Ill.



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