As we breathe in grace, we breathe out praise. Praise, or the public profession of our faith, is not merely an expression of our faith, but the completion of our joy.
Our kids will either grow up to be as spiritually impoverished as we are, or building on the spiritual progress they make while at home, grow up to exceed us in their walk with Jesus. Is there such a thing as spiritual upward mobility?
We will have a hard time caring for those entrusted to us if we’re only relying on our sense of morality.