“If you just teach them words, it’s just going to be words, but that’s true of any human learning a language. First you learn the word, and then you learn the meaning behind it. So you might teach a child ‘hot,’ and not until they touch the stove do they truly discover its meaning. But that doesn’t mean we don’t give them vocabulary. We must give them language to understand their experiences.” — Lucy Olson

Date: June 15, 2018

Event: The Gospel Coalition 2018 Women’s Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana

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