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Why do our families have so much power over us? In The Storm-Tossed Family, best-selling author Russell Moore (OnwardChristianity Today's 2016 "Book of the Year Award Winner") teaches listeners whether you are married or single, whether you long for a child or shepherding a full house, you are part of a family. 

Family is difficult because family - every family - is an echo of the gospel. Family can be the source of some of the most transcendent human joy, and family can leave us crumpled up on the side of the road. Family can make us who we are, and family can break our hearts. Why would this social arrangement have that much power, for good or for ill, over us?

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  • Leah McCarthy
  • 12-06-21

Difficult to get through

I think this book would be better reading than listening to be there were too many referenced scriptures and the story didn’t flow at all to me. It was constantly getting interrupted by scripture references which you wouldn’t read necessarily if you had the physical book. I couldn’t finish the book this way.

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  • Philip
  • 17-09-19

Great book, very open and honest

i enjoyed this book very much. Lots of personal sharing. but great connection to the gospel. Very relevant for today.

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  • DJ Garcia
  • 20-06-19

Biblical. Honest. Encouraging.

Such a great book.... Russell Moore does such a great job of speaking the truth of God’s scripture in love as he thoughtfully walks the listener through the real life struggles and realities of family. I would recommend this to anyone who takes their Christian faith seriously and wants to have a better understanding of our experience of family in light of being a part of God’s family.

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  • Rock Conner
  • 23-02-19

Insightful

There are many gems in this work about being a spouse and parent. Had I read it 35 years ago my wife would have had a better husband and my children a better father. I used to think that other folks couldn't do a good job giving me books. No more. Thanks to my sister Bonnie for this wonderful Christmas present.

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  • Luke S Harber
  • 26-11-18

excellent resource

excellent resource for developing Godliness in a family. thank you for taking the time to write this book