Essay 4Mat Book Review Family to Family
Family to Family is a book written by the author Dr. Jerry Pipes and Victor Lee. Dr. Pipes is a leader with the North American Mission Board. He travels around the world speaking to audiences through various conferences and workshops, training and equipping many in how to change lives for Christ. He is an accomplished author, husband and father.
Victor Lee is from Knoxville, Tennessee. He attends the First Baptist Concord Church, where he serves as the Young Adults Minister. For over twenty-two years he has become an accomplished author of several books, and an editor of a variety of Christian publications. He acts as a Sports Evangelism Consultant for the North American Mission Board. Victor Lee is an accomplished, …show more content…
I see this book as a great workbook for our church families. After concluding my reading of this book, I decided to meet with my Pastor again. We had discussed in our last session incorporating intentional evangelism as part of our new membership class. We decided to not only share the book but actually take our new families through the process of understanding God plan for the family.
First we explained God’s plan for parents through reading and studying of scripture. We used Proverbs 22:6 as a basis for this class, “Train up a child in the way he should go, And when he is old he will not depart from it.”6 The authors remind us that, “We are to structure our families in a healthy fashion—a fashion prescribed by God—and applying its proper significance---the significance applied to it by God.”7 This would help each family do an examination of their family.
Second, after determining or defining where each family sees themselves, we would start by teaching what a healthy family is according to