Daily Archives: August 5, 2011

Why Faith in Christ Requires More than Emotion

[T]he force of sheer emotional experience will not equip teens to address the ideas they will encounter when they leave home and face the world on their own. Young people whose faith is mostly emotional are likely to retain it only as long as it is making them happy. As soon as a difficult crisis comes along, it will evaporate.

–Nancy Pearcy, Saving Leonardo, Kindle iPad Edition, p. 16 (emphasis added)