How highly we value something often is a very personal question. Yet the broader culture around us also makes powerful statements about perceived value. One example is the way people dress in different cultural settings. In most cases people will dress in their very best clothes to attend an event that they highly value.
The manner of dress observed at weddings, graduations, funerals, and worship services generally reflect this as well. But what can we conclude about how the broader culture views motherhood? Historically held in the highest esteem, in our day many cultural cues, and in fact many influential voices, point to a seemingly diminishing view of the importance and value of mothers.
But as Dr. Kennedy reminds us, the secular culture generally gets a great many things wrong. Nowhere is that more true than in its view of the diminished value of motherhood.
Dr. D. James Kennedy (1930-2007), founder of Truth In Action Ministries, was perhaps the ‚Äúmost listened-to Presbyterian minister in history‚ÄĚ because of the outreach of pulpit through television and radio. For 48 years, Dr. Kennedy served as the senior pastor of Coral Ridge...