This 3-part study is for parents to study and consider what it means to be a F.A.M…a Family Actively on Mission. Each stand-alone but connected study is based around Joshua 24:15.
Objective: For parents and families to study and reconsider their perspective on stewardship, not just as a monetary idea, but as a whole family way of life.
Main Point: A family that is “Actively on Mission” together will live a life of stewardship in all ways with all things.
Main Scripture: Joshua 24:15 “But if serving the Lord seems undesirable to you, then choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your ancestors served beyond the Eu- phrates, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you are living. But as for me and my household, we will serve the Lord.”
Objective: For parents and families to become more socially aware and have a Biblical understanding of God’s heart on issues of justice, poverty, and spending.
Main Point: A family that is “Actively on Mission” together will seek justice, care for the poor, and spend their money wisely.
Main Scripture: Is. 1:15-18“When you spread out your hands in prayer. I hide my eyes from you; even when you offer many prayers, I am not listening. Your hands are full of blood! Wash and make yourselves clean. Take your evil deeds out of my sight; stop doing wrong. Learn to do right; seek jus- tice. Defend the oppressed. Take up the cause of the fatherless; plead the case of the widow. “Come now, let us settle the matter,” says the Lord. “Though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow though they are red as crimson they shall be like wool.
Objective: For parents and families to prepare themselves and their children to actively serve others at home, church, school and elsewhere as part of God’s mission.
Main Point: As a family that is “Actively on Mission” together they will seek to reflect Christ by serving others.
Main Scripture: Mark 10: 43-45: Not so with you. Instead, whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant, and whoever wants to be first must be slave of all. For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.”