The Author

Gretchen Ronnevik is a mom to six hilarious kids from toddler to teenager. She works as a homeschool mom, writer, and tutor to middle-school kids in classical studies. She authored a training course for intergenerational relationships in women’s ministry called Gospel Mentoring. She and her husband, Knut, live in Minnesota on the family farm. Her writing can be found at, and you can follow her on Twitter.

You Are Not Your Child’s Sin

Her statement caught me off guard—I’d never heard those words in 14 years of parenting. My eyes filled with tears, and a pent-up dam