- Mar 4, 2013
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Kirk Cameron Promotes ?Great Article? Encouraging Parents To Never Ever Explain Anything to Their Children
From the article he's praising:Actor and Crocoduck-creating super-Christian Kirk Cameron is promoting a great article on his website that offers rather questionable advice for parents: Never explain things to your kids; just teach them to obey:
Children are not in need of lengthy, compelling explanations. What they are in need of is the understanding that God must be obeyed.
Yeah...don't let your kids ask questions...that's the way to go! :Children from 6-12 must be encouraged to obey because they know this pleases God. Your discussions will be more involved than with young children, but again you are not trying to win their approval. You want them to grasp how important it is to trust God and the reliability of his word. This type of training will yield a conscience that is sensitive to the things of God.
It doesnt take much insight to realize that teenagers and long explanations dont go well together. Obedience with teenagers is to be primarily be focused on helping them see the value of following God because they love him and that Gods ways are the only ones that can be trusted. Your goal is to have conversations not explanations.