Testing in the Christian life

My son Fionn held up two toy cars. "Which one is faster?" he asked. I gave him my answer and he said, "No. Neither is faster. It depends on who is driving them." Trick question. I confess to being a little irritated in that moment by this answer."Then why ask me which one?" I asked.Oblivious to my irritation, Fionn answered with a question: "What's the point of a test if you don't learn something?"That's an interesting answer. We are used to thinking of tests as a way to measure what … [Read more...]