Protection and Parenting

Protecting our children is an obvious responsibility we have as parents.  Indeed, we must guard our kids from evil and point our kids to God.  But how far is too far when it comes to shielding our children from the outside influences of our culture?  Do we know the balance of protecting our children yet also showing them a heart for the lost around us? In a recent post, Zach Nielsen asks, "Do our kids see us modeling evangelism as something that they will someday grow into, or do we simply model in our adult lives that same fortress mentality of protection from the world? When do our kids see us relating to people who don't give a rip about Jesus? When do they hear us teach them about the fact that some people who don't love Jesus behave differently than we attempt to?"

 Read the rest of this provoking post here.

(HT: Vit. Z)