Kids protest, “Why are you punishing me?” Children only see that correction results in a rebuke, spanking, or loss of privileges. They cannot yet appreciate the long-term value of godly discipline that molds, strengthens, and perfects their character.
“An effective, Biblically sound children’s training process must be comprehensive and ultimately help kids know God intimately, love Him passionately, and serve Him selflessly.”
Children are predisposed to make foolish or short-sighted choices. Discipline, though painful at the time, leads to righteous living. Let’s consider ways to teach and encourage children so they view discipline as an essential good rather than an unwarranted pain. Read the rest of this entry »1 Comment »