Parenting 101: Dealing with Lying Lips

“Do not lie to each other, since you have taken off your old self with its practices.” (Col. 3:9) “YHWH detests lying lips, but he delights in people who are trustworthy.” (Prov. 12:22) In the interest of transparency, I want to begin by stating as a child; I had a tendency to lie. Usually, it was a string of lies sometimes carefully and at other times haphazardly thrown together to avoid trouble. Typically, the repercussions of those lies being found out were far worse than if I had simply told the truth at the outset. One thing was sure...

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