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Outgrowing the Ingrown Church

June 15, 2011

Zach Nielsen:

C. John Miller, Outgrowing the Ingrown Church (34):

. . . I once overheard a visitor to one of our services tell this story to a young father. He said, “This morning you brought your child to be given over to the Lord. I did that once too. But let me urge you from the bottom of my heart, don’t do to your child what I did to mine. As he grew up, he listened to me criticize the pastor year after year. As a consequence, I turned off my boy to the church and to ministers, and today he is far from God.”

(HT:  Chris Brauns)

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