Editor’s Note: Tennessee Rep. Susan Lynn of Mount Juliet announced April 18 that she is delaying action on the “bathroom bill” this year in an effort to further study the issue. She told The Tennessean, “I am still absolutely 100 percent in support of maintaining the privacy of all students. But I’m going to roll the bill over until net year so we can work on those issues.”
By Lonnie Wilkey
Editor, Baptist and Reflector
The Bible (and especially Jesus) has a lot to say about children.
In Matthew 18:1-5 (NIV) Jesus said that “unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. Therefore, whoever takes the lowly position of this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven. And whoever welcomes one such child in my name welcomes me.”
Mark 10:13-16 (NIV) recounts how the disciples tried to stop people from bringing their children to Jesus so He could place His hands upon them. Jesus made it very clear to His disciples that they were to allow the children to come to Him. “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these.” [Read more…]