BRUCE’S BLOG

As the leader and president of Grace Legacy Builders, Rev. Bruce Kuiper will be sharing and equipping men to lead daily family worship with his insights and blog posts. Be sure to subscribe to Bruce’s blog and get the latest articles delivered to you inbox. Grace Legacy Builders also provides the tools to get started with family worship. Check out all the study guides we have available.
Westminster Assembly and The Directory of Family Worship

Westminster Assembly and The Directory of Family Worship

The Month of October's featured writer will be the “Westminster Assembly”. They wrote the Directory of Family Worship” to accompany and interweave it with the Westminster Confession of Faith. The Confession is the Theology while the Directory is the Methodology. Just...

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Matthew Henry and the Impact of Family Worship

Matthew Henry and the Impact of Family Worship

Matthew Henry, born in 1662, commented that his parents ‘taught us the good knowledge of the Lord, of the Lord Jesus, and led us into an acquaintance with Jesus Christ, and Him crucified’. At the age of twenty, he numbered some of the blessings he had received from...

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Why India?

Why India?

Why India? Why GLB? Why Now? 1. Population of Souls 2. Language & Stewardship 3. Providence & A Positive Approach 4. Front Line of Muslims, Hindu, Liberalism 5. Equipping the Nationals 6. They are Hungry 7. Reformed, Evangelical, &...

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2016 Annual Report

Let’s begin with one great big THANK YOU! This has been Grace Legacy Builders’ (GLB) most productive year so far and already it looks like next year we will even double our kingdom impact in comparison. We are duplicating and multiplying in: India and Sri-Lanka thanks...

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When Clergy Capitulate

When George Whitefield came to America in the mid 1700's - He encouraged the people to ask: Is your preacher really saved? Whitefield reversed the European hierarchy of top down authority of: God King/Rulers/Preachers People. This gave America it's never ending...

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Eight Commands for Husbands

Eight Commands for Husbands

Ephesians 5:25 [Husbands, love your wives] To be head of the wife (Eph. 5:23). To love their wives as Christ loved the Church (Eph. 5:25). To love their wives as their own bodies (Eph. 5:28,33). To nourish (Greek: ektrepho (GSN-<G1625>), bring up, care for,...

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The Bible, Our Savior, Our Society

  1 Corinthians 6:15-20 (ESV) Do you not know that your bodies are members of Christ? Shall I then take the members of Christ and make them members of a prostitute? Never! Or do you not know that he who is joined to a prostitute becomes one body with her? For, as...

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No Pastor Should be Without This Book!

http://www.familytheology.com/ A Theology of the Family, ed. Scott T. Brown and Jeff Pollard (Wake Forest, NC: The National Center for Family-Integrated Churches, 2014) This book presents a perspective on the family largely forgotten by the modern church. This volume...

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The Featured Writer of the Month of January is Kerry Ptacek

Rev. Ptacek is pastor at Covenant Family Fellowship in Hoover, Ala. He is married to Joy and lives in Birmingham. As a pastor, Kerry has equipped men (within a broad range of maturity) to do family worship. He will describe the fruit in the leadership of those fathers...

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Author of the month of November – John Wesley

Author of the month of November – John Wesley

“Give me one hundred men who fear nothing but sin and desire nothing but God, and I care not whether they be clergyman or laymen, they alone will shake the gates of Hell and set up the kingdom of Heaven upon the earth.” —from a letter in the Works of John Wesley Rev....

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Guys are in trouble

Guys are in trouble

“Guys are in trouble these days, ... Years ago, manhood was an opportunity for achievement and now it's just a problem to be overcome. Guys who once might have painted the Sistine Chapel ceiling are now just trying to be Mr. O.K." Garrison Keillor Compare John Piper's...

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Lead, Bleed & Seed with Love & Courage

Lead, Bleed & Seed with Love & Courage

This is a sermon that I gave in chapel to the students and faculty of Puritian Reformed Theological Seminary in the fall of 1014. The Text: 1 Corinthians 16:13-14 (ESV) 13 Be watchful, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong. 14 Let all that you do be done in...

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A Kingdom Man Passes the Baton

A Kingdom Man Passes the Baton

  The Christan life is a race: sometimes a sprint, mostly a marathon but always in the context of a relay race. - B.R.K Here is a great article from Tony Evans that I want to share with you. Leadership is more like a baton than a trophy. You keep a trophy, but...

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Consequences of a Moral Tumble

Consequences of a Moral Tumble

Whenever I feel particularly vulnerable to sexual temptation, I find it helpful to review what effects my action could have: Grieving the Lord who redeemed me. Dragging his sacred name into the mud. One day having to look Jesus, the Righteous Judge, in the face and...

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