For Parents of a Prodigal: Hope Through the Pain

This article by Mark E. Shaw, D.Min., originally appeared on The Biblical Counseling Coalition November 15, 2017. It has been reposted with permission.   Apart from the death of a child, one of the deepest hurts a Christian parent can experience is that of having...

For Parents of a Prodigal: Hope through the Pain

by Dr. Mark Shaw Apart from the death of a child, one of the deepest hurts a Christian parent can experience is that of having what is often called a “prodigal child.” In Luke 15:11-13, Jesus tells the story of the prodigal son – the younger one — who exhibits a...