Raising Children Un-Fundamentalist – Vlog – Discipline

I am continuing my vlog on Raising Children Un-Fundamentalist. Today, I’m talking about whether we should incorporate theology into disciplining our children (I refer to this term to mean punishment). Please first read this guest post on Elizabeth Esther’s blog titled, “Being spanked as a child taught me how to stay in abusive situations.” This is important stuff we need to hear as Christian parents.

Thanks so much for tuning in! Remember to leave a comment below or email me if you’d like me to answer a Q for future videos.

Check out the first vlog on how to undo damage already done. Here’s the second one on what to do if your children become atheists.

Read the Raising Children Un-Fundamentalist series Part 1Part 2Part 3Part 4 & interview with Peter Enns.



When a Taiwanese god met me in the ICU

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“May you never know such suffering.” A guttural cry of lament tapped out by my new friend Kimberly, Facebook broadcasted to her world so that those in her tribe can share in a glimpse of her turmoil in the dark of the night. Several hours earlier, her husband was intubated and transferred to the ICU, […]

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Raising Children Un-Fundamentalist – Vlog – When Your Children Reject God

I’m back with week 2 of vlogging about Raising Children Un-Fundamentalist. Still feel very uncomfortable in front of the camera, but figuring out a good process for me and learning a bit more editing. Please continue to have lots of grace while I practice this publicly. (Also, I never realized how a-symmetrical my face is. […]

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Let’s Talk About Sin

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Because it’s been a while. I have all but ousted the word “sin” from my Christian lexicon, referring instead to the more palatable-sounding, “brokenness,” or the human “problem”. As a bilingual, cross cultural worker, and a writer—I believe as Christians we have much liberty to constantly re-imagine the words we use to speak of our […]

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Raising Children Un-Fundamentalist – Vlog – What to do when the damage is already done?

I am coming to you in video today! Please forgive my terrible cough and rudimentary editing skills, but I am ready to meet you guys in person via video despite all of my imperfections. This is a launch of weekly video blogs addressing issues and concerns I was not able to cover in my Raising […]

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