To Evangelical Parents of an Atheist Child

I don’t know about anyone else, but I picked up on a lot of “hidden messages” in this.

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3 thoughts on “To Evangelical Parents of an Atheist Child

  1. It’s interesting that the best defense as a christian parent is NOT to use the Bible or Church or even prayer.

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  2. Oh hey, I meant to ask that when you said “…I picked up on a lot of “hidden messages” in this. ”
    What did you see? I was just curious.

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    • I doubt the writer actually intended it this way since from all indications he’s a christian but, to me, much of what he wrote sounded like it came from a non-believer. I mean, how many christian parents in this position are actually going to follow some of these suggestions?

      Examples: Don’t tell them to read the bible, pray more, attend more/all church services, or threaten them with the consequences of leaving the faith. I would daresay that in most cases, these are the exact things a believing parent would do.

      Also, how many devoted, Jesus-following parents would be willing to follow the suggestions he makes under “What can you do?”

      Naturally, I think the offered suggestions are spot-on, but it left me wondering …

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