I was fortunate to be asked to write a blog post for a series that Michal Johnson did on her blog about raising kids in different religious environments. My post, of course, was about raising children in a Christian home. Here’s an excerpt:
His mom was single for a while during his childhood, so his upbringing wasn’t as strict as mine. Still, I would definitely say that he is the stricter parent. We have three children, ages five, four, and two.
Some people are Christians just because their parents were, or they think it’s the right thing to do, or it assuages some deep inner guilt. For my husband and I, our Christian walk is genuine and passionate. Since we were young, following Christ to us was real. Truths from the Bible deeply influenced our life decisions and how we processed things.
Finish reading the post here.