Monday, May 9, 2011

Having Faithful Children: The Standard [please don't forget to pray for my family]

"Not only must a minister's children not be dissolute and rebellious, they must be faithful (Tit. 1:6). Whether or not that last word is rendered as faithful or as believers amounts to the same thing. A minister's children are his first parishioners, and they are the canary in the mine...

When the Protestant world cries out for reformation and revival, as it does, this would include the Protestant ministers. Guys who like fat books more than their wives, and committee meetings more than their kid's ball game, to hear their own golden tones flowing out from the pulpit more than to hear their little girl's chatter on a weekly date, are men who will find themselves caricatured in cartoons when the reformation comes."
-Doug Wilson

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