Are Kids a Blessing or a Burden? | Psalm 127.3

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This is a podcast episode titled, Are Kids a Blessing or a Burden? | Psalm 127.3. The summary for this episode is: Some say that the best things in life come at the greatest cost. What are kids costing parents? Do they sometimes seem like too much to handle? Join in this discussion with https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/staff/keith-simon/ (Pastor Keith Simon) and https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/staff/molly-cover/ (Molly Cover) as cover how the Bible wants us to view kids and parenting. Interested in more content like this? Scroll down for more resources and related episodes, including our eBook https://info.thecrossingchurch.com/embracing-the-tension-between-parenting-and-other-callings?hsCtaTracking=916960ff-419a-44d6-90c6-12b4ad9b9a71%7C0b5ca5aa-8905-48c2-934b-ec769684f4c6 (Embracing the Tension Between Parenting and Other Callings), information about our https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/ministries/children/ (Crossing Kids ministry), and one of our first episodes on https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/how-to-be-a-better-parent-debunking-3-parenting-myths/ (How to Be a Better Parent) from our first series on https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/how-to-be-a-better-parent-debunking-3-parenting-myths/ (Redefining Love). Like this content? Make sure to leave us a rating and share it with others, so others can find it too. To learn more, visit our https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/ (website) and follow us on https://www.facebook.com/TenMinuteBibleTalks (Facebook), https://www.instagram.com/thecrossingcomo/ (Instagram), and https://twitter.com/thecrossingcomo (Twitter) @TheCrossingCOMO and @TenMinuteBibleTalks. &nbsp; Outline 2:05 - Meet https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/staff/molly-cover/ (Molly)! 2:20 - Are kids a burden or a blessing?: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Psalm+127%3A3&amp;version=NIV (Psalm 127.3) 4:00 - https://info.thecrossingchurch.com/embracing-the-tension-between-parenting-and-other-callings?hsCtaTracking=916960ff-419a-44d6-90c6-12b4ad9b9a71%7C0b5ca5aa-8905-48c2-934b-ec769684f4c6 (Embracing the Tension Between Parenting and Other Callings) 4:50 - Fact: https://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2019/05/22/u-s-fertility-rate-explained/ (Fewer kids) 6:40 - Why we don't have children (or are having fewer children): http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2148636,00.html (A child-free life) 7:10 - https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/05/upshot/americans-are-having-fewer-babies-they-told-us-why.html (Why young adults aren't having kids) 9:00 - https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=genesis+1.28&amp;version=NIV (Genesis 1.28) and https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=genesis+9.1&amp;version=NIV (Genesis 9.1): Marriage and children 10:20 - https://www.goodreads.com/en/book/show/42058458-childfree-by-choice (Childfree by Choice) by Amy Blackstone 12:20 - How inconvenient are kids? 15:10 - https://news.yale.edu/2018/02/20/yales-most-popular-class-ever-be-available-coursera (Psychology and the Good Life): Yale class 18:00 - The church's role with kids 19:00 - Biblical reasons for not being married or having kids: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1+Corinthians+7&amp;version=NIV (1 Corinthians 7) 20:45 - The best life; the good life 21:50 - Subscribe. Rate. Share. &nbsp; Social Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TenMinuteBibleTalks (https://www.facebook.com/TenMinuteBibleTalks) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thecrossingcomo/ (https://www.instagram.com/thecrossingcomo/) Twitter: https://twitter.com/thecrossingcomo (https://twitter.com/thecrossingcomo) &nbsp; Scripture Psalm 127.3: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Psalm+127%3A3&amp;version=NIV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Psalm+127%3A3&amp;version=NIV) Genesis 1.28: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=genesis+1.28&amp;version=NIV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=genesis+1.28&amp;version=NIV) Genesis 9.1: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=genesis+9.1&amp;version=NIV... <a rel="payment" href="https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/give-now/">Support this podcast</a>

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Some say that the best things in life come at the greatest cost. What are kids costing parents? Do they sometimes seem like too much to handle? Join in this discussion with https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/staff/keith-simon/ (Pastor Keith Simon) and https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/staff/molly-cover/ (Molly Cover) as cover how the Bible wants us to view kids and parenting. Interested in more content like this? Scroll down for more resources and related episodes, including our eBook https://info.thecrossingchurch.com/embracing-the-tension-between-parenting-and-other-callings?hsCtaTracking=916960ff-419a-44d6-90c6-12b4ad9b9a71%7C0b5ca5aa-8905-48c2-934b-ec769684f4c6 (Embracing the Tension Between Parenting and Other Callings), information about our https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/ministries/children/ (Crossing Kids ministry), and one of our first episodes on https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/how-to-be-a-better-parent-debunking-3-parenting-myths/ (How to Be a Better Parent) from our first series on https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/how-to-be-a-better-parent-debunking-3-parenting-myths/ (Redefining Love). Like this content? Make sure to leave us a rating and share it with others, so others can find it too. To learn more, visit our https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/ (website) and follow us on https://www.facebook.com/TenMinuteBibleTalks (Facebook), https://www.instagram.com/thecrossingcomo/ (Instagram), and https://twitter.com/thecrossingcomo (Twitter) @TheCrossingCOMO and @TenMinuteBibleTalks.   Outline 2:05 - Meet https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/staff/molly-cover/ (Molly)! 2:20 - Are kids a burden or a blessing?: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Psalm+127%3A3&version=NIV (Psalm 127.3) 4:00 - https://info.thecrossingchurch.com/embracing-the-tension-between-parenting-and-other-callings?hsCtaTracking=916960ff-419a-44d6-90c6-12b4ad9b9a71%7C0b5ca5aa-8905-48c2-934b-ec769684f4c6 (Embracing the Tension Between Parenting and Other Callings) 4:50 - Fact: https://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2019/05/22/u-s-fertility-rate-explained/ (Fewer kids) 6:40 - Why we don't have children (or are having fewer children): http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2148636,00.html (A child-free life) 7:10 - https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/05/upshot/americans-are-having-fewer-babies-they-told-us-why.html (Why young adults aren't having kids) 9:00 - https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=genesis+1.28&version=NIV (Genesis 1.28) and https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=genesis+9.1&version=NIV (Genesis 9.1): Marriage and children 10:20 - https://www.goodreads.com/en/book/show/42058458-childfree-by-choice (Childfree by Choice) by Amy Blackstone 12:20 - How inconvenient are kids? 15:10 - https://news.yale.edu/2018/02/20/yales-most-popular-class-ever-be-available-coursera (Psychology and the Good Life): Yale class 18:00 - The church's role with kids 19:00 - Biblical reasons for not being married or having kids: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1+Corinthians+7&version=NIV (1 Corinthians 7) 20:45 - The best life; the good life 21:50 - Subscribe. Rate. Share.   Social Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TenMinuteBibleTalks (https://www.facebook.com/TenMinuteBibleTalks) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thecrossingcomo/ (https://www.instagram.com/thecrossingcomo/) Twitter: https://twitter.com/thecrossingcomo (https://twitter.com/thecrossingcomo)   Scripture Psalm 127.3: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Psalm+127%3A3&version=NIV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Psalm+127%3A3&version=NIV) Genesis 1.28: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=genesis+1.28&version=NIV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=genesis+1.28&version=NIV) Genesis 9.1: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=genesis+9.1&version=NIV... Support this podcast