On an intuitive level, a child understands wrongdoing. For instance, he has momentarily hated his sister or a friend. So when he learns of murder, his mother can point him to 1 John 3 and explain to him how extreme hate can lead to murder. But there is not an obvious frame of reference for such a wicked thing as taking the life of a child, much less celebrating it.
God Has a Better Definition of Sexy
If Christians propagate the biblical conception of sexiness, women will be elevated from the status of corrosive objectification to one of holistic admiration.
The Current American-English Vernacular: Lightweight Language for a Heavyweight God
When speaking about the things of God, a limited vocabulary cannot haul the theological payload of the Bible with its trailer’s limited capacity.
Are Your Children’s Toys Teaching Them To Be “Naughty or Nice?”
Every toy has been created with a purpose in mind. As children play with toys, they are exposed to the philosophy that built the toy. A philosophy with views on morality, one’s origins, the purpose of life, the use of money, and self-identity.
To Pick or Not Pick Battles With Your Children?
The “pick your battles” philosophy teaches children the line at which their parents do not enforce obedience and now there is a subtle campaign to move the line as far as possible in their favor. The parents’ acquiescence has eroded the respect deserved by the parents from the child and weakened the parents’ authority.
Education: An Essential Good or A Consumer Good?
In Abolition of Man, C.S. Lewis explained the reality of the interwoven nature of Education. Education is comprised of core traits, that if modified or separated from the whole ceases to be effective within the means of what it is.
Sexless Dating: How Abstinence Honors God & Brings Joy
“Celibacy allows you to take a holiday from constantly objectifying people. . . . When you abstain, [you see that] other people aren’t just for the purpose of having sex.”