Is Spanking Child Abuse?

Is Spanking Child Abuse?

MANY IN IN OUR CULTURE TODAY consider spanking a form of child abuse. But, is spanking, or the failure to spank, child abuse? That is the question that should concern us. This objection is made because child abuse is accelerating in Western culture. Children are...

God, Marriage, and Family Reviewed

AFTER MY RECENT REVIEW of Tim Keller’s book on marriage some of you asked me to suggest books on marriage that fill in the gaps left by Keller. I recently finished God, Marriage, and Family, rebuilding the biblical foundation” by Andreas Kostenberger, and...

Motherhood: The Highest Calling

Mother and ChildWe have five children. When they were young my wife, Judy, was often abused in the grocery check out line with comments like,  “Don’t you know what causes babies?”It has not gotten better. Today the animosity is worse.Doug...

Parents Are Failing to Pass the Baton of Faith

A new article in Christianity Today highlights how parents are failing to pass on the baton of faith.A survey of American religious life notes that for the first time “Protestants” are a minority in American culture. This is due to the rise of people who...