good article on the need for non-legalistic parenting

Let’s face it: most of our children believe that God is happy if they’re “good for goodness’ sake.” We’ve transformed the holy, terrifying, magnificent, and loving God of the Bible into Santa and his elves. And instead of transmitting the gloriously liberating and life-changing truths of the gospel, we have taught our children that what God wants from them is morality. We have told them that being good (at least outwardly) is the be-all and end-all of their faith. (Elyse Fitzpatrick)

This is one good quote from the article. Good thoughts to keep in mind as parents.

Here is the full article ➹

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