Posts Tagged ‘love’

The Problem with Shepherding a Child’s Heart – Part 2

This post is part 2 critiquing Ted Tripp’s popular Christian parenting book, Shepherding a Child’s Heart. Last week I said this, “Undergirding Tripp’s parenting book is a theological assumption of the nature of the child and the role of the parent.” According to Tripp, the nature of the child is sinful, idolatrous, and bound by…

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Raising Children Un-Fundamentalist – Part II

This is part 2 of my blog series where I attempt to sort out the complexities of parenting as a Christian with an evolving faith. How do we pass on the good bits of our faith while leaving out the bad? I lay the foundation of the series by addressing the disparity of power between adults…

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Christianity 101

I have a very intimate relationship with the missionary enterprise. I am a missionary convert, I became a missionary, and I now work at a school for missionary children. Missionaries are beautiful people who endeavor to bring Christianity to foreign lands. It is an exciting thing to live at the intersection of missionary activity because…

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A Love Worth Celebrating

Last year on our anniversary I wrote about how our celebration was not magical, and how that was okay with me. This year, it was perfect. I didn’t suffer a terrible cold (like last year), and I felt beautiful. I put on a dress I’ve had since we were dating (that’s 15+ years ago) and…

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