There is a lot going on in the Church of SoNoGo

South Park – North Park – Golden Hill

Friday, June 16, 2017

Do Children Go to Heaven When They Die?

Do Children Go to Heaven When They Die?
God's love for children is clear in Scripture, but the 'age of accountability' is harder to find.
Several years ago, I took a group of college students to the Amazon basin to share the love of Christ in some remote river communities. After a few days in one village, I left a small group of students there and continued upriver to another village. After I left, a young family in the community tragically lost a 6-month-old baby to an unknown illness and dehydration. The parents asked my students to do the funeral. These 19- and 20-year-olds were not prepared for the emotional and spiritual gravitas of the situation. They did the best they could to minister to that family. But they all felt the acute burden of answering the inevitable theological questions arising from such a difficult loss: What happens when children die? Are they saved? What do we say to comfort grieving parents? continue reading >>

What Science Says About the Age of Accountability
The latest research on good, evil, and infants.
Speaking Out
Britain Fears a Culture War. But Evangelicals Aren't Going to Fight.
Despite scrutiny of the recent election, Tim Farron, and the DUP, UK believers won't push party politics.
News Release
How to Nominate a Book for the 2018 Christianity Today Book Awards
Instructions for publishers.
The Exchange
Like a Knife in the Heart: When Our Witness Is Costly
In some parts of the world, a life of witness requires great courage.

No comments: