That Moment Your Preteen Starts Evangelizing You

(Patheos::Excommunications) – Neil Carter:

The most curious and extroverted of all my girls is the third, who may be only eleven but who thinks about things more deeply than most teenagers I know.  Much to my chagrin, she has for the past two years been under the tutelage of a Sunday School teacher who fancies himself a brilliant defender of the faith.  He’s a hack apologist who, bless his heart, doesn’t really grasp the arguments he uses in the first place.  So you can imagine how difficult it is to have a coherent conversation with him about these things.  Frankly, at eleven she is a better apologist than he is.  And on this night, she decided to begin a line of questioning I’ve heard a thousand times by now. …

excommunications/2015/01/that-moment

Amen, cartoon by Jack McLaren and Pat Spacek, www.plif.com

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