Relief from the Legalist’s Logic Loop

One of the most difficult things for a parent is recognizing that their child is growing up and then allowing them to do something new.  There’s a time when responsibility can, and should, be handed over to the child in order to keep them growing.  But it can be hard to know enough to be comfortable.  As a parent you might begin asking…

Don’t You Dare!

You shall not take the name of the LORD your God in vain, for the LORD will not leave him unpunished who takes His name in vain. Exodus 20:7 (NASB) The conversation over the teleconference to which I was listening switched from program management to money and a new voice spoke up. This new voice…

It Is Good … Very Good

It was yesterday during worship at church that my two year-old (almost three!) son announced what he had to do, first in the prayer before the bread during the Lord’s Supper, then a second time right after the amens had been said. You can probably guess what he needed to do, so I won’t spell…