Welcoming Children with Special Needs into Corporate Worship

On the surface, it seems like a no-brainer that we would welcome children with special needs to the regular worship of God’s people.  Don’t we want all men and women, boys and girls to be included in the community of worshipers?  Isn’t this what Christianity is all about?  But when we dig a bit deeper,…

Are Parents Creating a Generation of Narcissists?

Last month, a couple of connected research studies were released dealing with the apparent increase of young narcissists in modern society.  The researchers’ conclusion?  Well, while there are several factors that combine to make a narcissist, the chief culprit appears to be the parents.  Specifically, parents who “overvalue” their children and dole out too much praise may unleash a raging…