Trusting God with our Children

UncategorizedJared Kennedy2 Comments

"If this was happening to me, that would be one thing, but, because it is happening to my child, that puts it in a different category."

This is the first week of school for our daughter Lucy, and our daughter Rachael starts school in a week.  Every time our kids walk into their schools we're entrusting them into the care of others and into the care of our God.  It is a dark, scary world, and sometimes it is hard to let our kids go.  Here are two great resources on trusting God with our children and letting them go into Jesus' care:

The first is from the Christian Counseling & Education Foundation (CCEF) on trusting God when children suffer. There is a bit of banter at the beginning that may not be of interest to readers. If you fast-forward to 5:20 then, you will be at the meat of the podcast.

The second is a video clip of Mark Driscoll, Teaching Pastor at Mars Hill Church in Seattle, WA.  On this clip, Driscoll is answering a theological question about the "age of accountability."  I'm encouraged both by Driscoll's answer and his pastoral heart in this clip: