By Lonnie Wilkey
Editor, Baptist and Reflector
As a parent and grandparent, one of my primary concerns always has been the safety of my children and now grandchildren. We go to great lengths to make sure they are safe at home, at school, on the ball fields, etc. We should expect them to be safe at church, but perhaps we take that for granted.
Last year we were attending church with our daughter, son-in-law, and two grandsons in South Carolina. The kids were singing a song to honor fathers on Father’s Day. As we scanned the children to catch glimpses of Parker and Eli, we did not see Eli. He’s our oldest and you usually see him first. He’s normally the one not paying attention and “doing his own thing.” [Read more…]