Research by The Children’s Society shows how important family is to the nurture and care of children. But Jesus’ attitude to family and children is at best ambivalent and sometimes hostile. Was Jesus wrong? And what does this mean for how we, as parents or churches, care for our children? In association with The Children’s Society.
Nigel Varndell is the director of church partnerships at The Children’s Society and a longtime Greenbelter. He spends his idle moments thinking up ever more provocative titles for future Greenbelt talks.