The Author

Jonathan C. Edwards (MDiv, ThM) is the director of curriculum for Docent Research Group, where he also serves as a lead writer. He’s the author of Left: The Struggle to Make Sense of Life When a Parent Leaves (Rainer Publishing, 2016). He and his wife, Katherine, live in Durham, North Carolina, where he is pursuing his PhD at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. You can follow him on Twitter. For more of his writing, visit

God’s Kids Are Never ‘All Grown Up’

We grow socially as we grip our earthly parents looser. We grow spiritually as we grip our heavenly Parent tighter.

Is God the Father Like My Father?

For a child of God, it should be pretty