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I remember when my first son was very small and I was expecting my second. Two very different approaches to child training, specifically that which pertains to the sanctuary, were cast at me by two very sweet and well-meaning women.

The first school of thought was that children ought to be still and perfectly quiet during church. They should be taught early not to utter a peep and to sit perfectly still. It’s what the Lord requires, she said.

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