That my life would reflect God's glory - Jeremiah Griffin - pastor Rockford, Illinois

To attend or not to attend?

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Q: Should I make my child attend church with me? A: YES!  (with some care and mercy thrown in) Proverbs 22:6 Train up a child in the way he should go, when he is old he will not depart from it It is a rule, I am the leader of my family.  And you are correct in assuming I don’t have to assert myself that often because we have left no room to question and when they do we have worked through it in scripture and in practice.  The house…read more

Why Doesn’t my Kid want to go to Church (Part 3)

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Part 3 in observations from a Pastor’s heart: Why Doesn’t My Kid Want to Come to Church? [Part 1] [Part 2]   Graceless was left to struggle alone in the Slough of Despond. But he kept his face turned toward the distant hills, and even while floundering in the mire — he now and then caught glimpses of the shining light. By and by, he reached the farther side; but there the mire was deep, and his burden was so heavy that he could not climb out. For a long…read more