Monthly Archives: February 2010

Archbishop of Canterbury on Origin of Lent

We’re about a week and a half into Lent.  My observance mainly centers around reading the gospels – and onward if I have time – and praying the daily prayers more regularly.   In this video, the Archbishop explains how … Continue reading

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More Christians Speaking out against the Pearls’ Teachings

2/26  Update on the Schatz case:  http://www.paradisepost.com/news/ci_14469888 Salon Magazine’s article “Godly Discipline Turned Deadly” portrayed the Christian response to Lydia Schatz’s death at the hands of her parents as “whispered fury.”   There’s actually been plenty of that prior to this … Continue reading

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When Parenting Kills – A Challenge to Men

Paul (who was quoted in the Salon article about Christians beginning to speak out against the Pearls’ extreme and wrong-headed disciplinary recommendations in the wake of the tragic death of Lydia Schatz) throws down a challenge to men and fathers … Continue reading

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When Parenting Kills – Update

Salon Magazine covers this story. Their angle: conservative Christians are beginning to speak out about this. The article includes some penetrating analysis from Christian homeschoolers. A friend of the family shares some thoughts. I appreciated her tone and how she … Continue reading

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Weekend Updates

Zariah, the older sister of 7-year-old Lydia Schatz who died as a result of damage sustained during ‘discipline’ sessions (whose story I outlined in a post earlier this week) has been released from the hospital, I’ve heard. I hope and … Continue reading

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Christian Ethics in Parenting, Showing Up, and Other Observations

While we’re on the subject of parenting, I thought I would link to Seven Observations for Parents, a very good article by Michael Spencer, who, prior to his cancer diagnosis, taught Advanced English and Bible at a private Baptist boarding … Continue reading

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When Parenting Kills – What Can We Do?

A child has been killed, and her older sister hospitalized as a result of their adoptive parents’ application of disciplinary techniques they evidently felt were called for.  Presumably the parents believed that they had not “crossed the line”  since this … Continue reading

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