God’s gift of parenting
The arrival of a first-born child into a family is one of the greatest moments in all human experience. It rates with marriage as one of the big milestones in a person’s life. As such, it is particularly important that the Christian believer should understand it from a spiritual viewpoint, setting it in the context of his or her faith, and therefore relating it to God through Jesus.
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As I teach parenting classes at a Parenting and Pregnancy crisis center, I feel it is one of the greatest privileges/responsibilities that we have as Christians.
“Raise up a child in the way he should go…”
The Narrowing Path said:
Absolutely, and what a testing ground for our own faith and spiritual maturity it is!
I would love to know more about your parenting classes. Did you write the program yourself?
Also, bless you for doing such wonderful work with Christ’s love and compassion, in His service. I know all too well that awful place of crisis! As you may know from my testimony at Delight in Truth, made a most evil choice as I was not walking with the Lord at that time. Thankfully the Lord is sovereign and full of grace and mercy, and not only saved me but even blessed me with two children many years later. What an awesome, loving and forgiving God we serve. Blessings in Him, Sherryn