Archive | December, 2012

Missions in the Big Cities (2)

(Continued from here.) The Nuclear Family The Biblical model for the family is the nuclear family: a man, his wife, and their dependent children. No matter what situation the family is in, the Bible does not prescribe any additional covenantal authority over the husband; there is no concept of extended family, or a clan, as […]

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Missions in the Big Cities (1)

A friend of mine from Brazil, who is working to start a Reformed church in a large city, asked me a few weeks ago, “How do you do urban missions from a theonomic perspective?” It’s a very important question. In fact, I can safely predict that this will be the most important question for the […]

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