August 9, 2015 Fractured Families – Jacob and Esau, Fighting Twins

Family can be a source of purpose, strength, and joy, and families also have a lot of conflict, some of which seems so unnecessary.  Of all the Bible stories about family conflict, the story of Jacob and Esau, the Bible’s first twins, might bring up the most feelings for us today.  The short version:  Mom helps her favorite, the younger twin, trick Dad’s favorite, the elder twin, out of his inheritance.  Favorites, inheritances, sibling rivalry that started in the womb, scheming, deathbed trickery, ouch!  This Sunday, August 9, 2015, a 9:30 a.m., we’ll explore it all!  And please stay for Let’s Talk about Family Conflict with Jan Ardell, M.F.T.