One-size-fits-all approach to parenting children

My knowledge of Bill Gothard and his seminars is very limited. I was unaware of his popularity until my college years. But I did occasionally hear a pastor voice concern about his influence on his church. Apparently, his teaching was helpful in some ways but also overly simplistic in others.

Among other things, the following article gives some general warnings about Gothard’s one-size-fits-all solutions to child training. Whether you are familiar with his teaching or not, it would be helpful to consider some of the thoughts in this article. If nothing else, the two paragraphs about spanking children are worth consideration.

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