Step families involve both peculiar challenges and great possibilities. On the one hand, the losses of the past can make the nuts and bolts of day to day family life maddening. On the other hand, when the gospel of Christ is applied wisely these losses can become living portraits of second chances, healing, and new life.
This lecture is from the 2010 National Conference, “ONE for Better and Worse: A Marriage Conference About Much More than Marriage.”
Winston Smith is a faculty member at CCEF. He holds an MDiv degree from Westminster Theological Seminary. He has been counseling for twenty years.