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Relational Fissures, Proportional Loving, and Grace with Siblings

In honor of Kim Kardashian’s engagement to Kanye, here’s the “Grace with Siblings” section from Grace in Practice: I once buried a man who had three sons. He was a first-generation immigrant from Europe. One of his sons had become extremely successful in the real estate business. Another had become an alcoholic at an early […]

The Myth of the Perfect (Christian) Parent

A friend emailed this article to me from Christianity Today that I had somehow missed, about the pitfalls of being the perfect Christian parent. The themes of guilt, shame, anxiety (i.e., Law) about producing Christian children are not unfamiliar to MBird readers. Unfortunately, as the author notes, they are also recurrent themes in Christian parenting. […]