*There has always been a certain protocol set before leaving the house with grandma and/or mama when going to church.
”Don’t scuff those shoes kickin’ on the back of the pew!” “Don’t embarrass me makin’ all that noise and squirmin’ around during service!” ”If you have to go to the bathroom, you better do it now!” “And so help me Lord, if you say one thing about Sister Betty’s wig, I’m gonna knock you into the middle of next week!”
Well, the threats before leaving the house normally work, but obviously not for all children.
One pastor in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, was told by one of his parishioners, a mother of two little boys 9 and 10, that they were acting up during Sunday service.
Well, the pastor said I will take them into my counsel. (more…)