All Scripture is breathed out by God and is profitable for … training in righteousness — 2 Timothy 3:16 (ESV). When I think of training, I think of my childhood. I had coaches who trained me to be agile, parents who trained me to be curious and kind, and teachers who trained me to be persistent. It took the training of many, many people to make me the person I am today. The Bible also talks about training children. “Train up a child in the way he should go,” Proverbs 22:6 reminds us. “Even when he is old he will not depart from it.” (ESV) As children learn and grow, they need training and direction to become healthy, compassionate, and productive people. But some children don’t have anyone to train them … especially refugee children. They might need training even more than children who live in security and safety. These kids... View Article
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