What characterizes the Christian family? The Puritans saw the family as a place for godliness and its development. This conviction was based on their understanding of the place of children in the family, the exercise of authority, principles of raising children, and the importance of parental involvement.
What is a family? The authors of this chapter are convinced that we need a renewed understanding of the foundational principles of the Christian family. They address the question of what the Bible has to say about Christian families.