Balance is the Key, 10-6-2019

I read an article last Sunday in the Gazette entitled “Changing Views.” It described how many young Christian couples have “shifted from conservative to progressive views” and how they are leaving the old message behind and trying to communicate those new values to their children. The article painted traditional Christianity (at one point identified as a “conservative Independent Fundamental Baptist Church upbringing”) as “a negative example” filled with “toxic theology, toxic masculinity [and] patriarchy.” Instead of you are a sinner and you needed Jesus to die for your sins, kids need to hear that God created them, adores them and made them with purpose. I found the article to be a classic case of either-or when it should have been both-and. A false dichotomy reigned. Continue Reading Here