And from my dad's perspective: "For Parents of Doubting Children (a guest post by Peter Held)"
This week we are talking about how changes in faith affect our relationships. As I've spoken with college students around the country, I’ve found that many are struggling with parents who react defensively to their questions, doubts, and new ideas. Oh how I wish these parents could talk to my dad! Peter Held is the senior fellow for Christian Worldview at Bryan College and a professor of Christian Thought and Biblical Studies. He’s also an amazing father, who along with my mother and sister, have encouraged and supported me through all the ups and downs of my faith journey. As he’s encountered other parents with children who doubt, he’s been able to share from his own experience, and has graciously given us a glimpse of what he’s learned in the process. *** In her book , Rachel tells of her personal journey from certainty, through doubt, to faith. It has been remarkable to...