“So you see, faith by itself isn’t enough. Unless it produces good deeds, it is dead and useless.” James 2:17
We live in a world of narcissism. Western children are showered with the best clothing, toys, parties and entertainment money can buy. We take our children on vacation, we make sure their comforters match their sheets and we ensure there are plenty of pretty packages under the tree on Christmas morning. Today, the word ‘parenting’ is often nearly synonymous with ‘order-taker’. We wait on our children as if they were royalty.
To what end? What are we teaching our children? Most importantly, is it Biblical? Shouldn’t we teach children to serve others? Continue reading