Becoming a new parent can be downright terrifying. Like many of you, I remember being surprised they actually let me leave the hospital with our baby. I kept telling myself to look confident and defer to my wife when the nurses asked me questions. This post is for men who were just like me.
There is a great deal of punitive practice within christian homes that bears the guise of the heart of God. After spending some time last week with Dr. Karyn Purvis, this was the line that stuck out to me the most. Maybe as I unpack what that means, it will hit you hard as well.
Anyone who knows me well knows that I REALLY don’t like running. I’ve never understood it. When I run, I don’t “feel his pleasure” (For you Chariots of Fire fans). I feel pain, and lots of it.