From the author of The Man God Uses comes another practical, challenging, and inspiring book. The Family God Uses takes a thorough examination of how God has used the family throughout time as recorded in the Bible and applies what is learned to todays family. Drawing on their own family as contemporary material, Tom and Kim Blackaby share insight into the way God wants and chooses to uses families.They begin, well, at the beginning. Gods design for the family is evident in the first family of Adam and Eve and then through the Old Testament. In an easy-to-read style the reader walks away with a good foundational knowledge of the Bible stories and application into the family. Using families did not end there. Jesus re-establishes the prominence of family by inspiring the writers of the New Testament to use such language to describe the church. In a fascinating way, the reader is introduced to the choice of God to use families as metaphors for the church and as building blocks for the church. The family structure is central to the growth and development of the Christian community. The second half of the book describes how families today can become families that God uses. Through motivating passages, the reader is encouraged to engage in practical, meaningful activities. The Family God Uses provides positive Biblical insight, encouraging application and practical reflection opportunities. If you want to know why God chooses families and how Hes choosing them now this is a must read.Become a New Hope Book Review Blogger. Visit www.newhopepublishers.com for more information.