Response to Early Spanking Results

Statistics show that children who are spanked (for discipline) at age 12 months to 24 months old are more likely to behave aggressively and perform worse on cognitive tests as toddlers than children who are spared the use of spanking as a main form of discipline.

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To Spank or Not to Spank

Proverbs 13:24, “He who spares his rod hates his son, but he who loves him disciplines him promptly.”


The instruction given in Proverbs 13:24 has been studied by scholars, parents, and psychologists to determine its effectiveness and relevance to raising obedient, well-adjusted children. It is more widely accepted in the Christian community as an endorsement of corporal punishment, and often it is recommended that the instrument of correction be a paddle, spoon or a switch, rather than a parent’s hand. Psychologists and those outside the church are more likely to object to this Scripture, and completely renounce corporal punishment because of the potential for child abuse.

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The Tragic Disconnect

When I was 12 years old a good friend, Dave, talked me into joining a baseball team. My friend had been playing baseball since he was 5 years old and he was an amazing player. I remember how scared I was showing up to our first practice. You see…I had never played baseball with a hard ball up to this point in my life. I also had never swung a bat at a fast pitched ball.

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Ron Newkirk

At my daughters HS graduation ceremony, I was unsuspecting of the truth about to be shared. Craig and I sat astonished as Ron Newkirk addresses the students at FCHS, Ron was kind enough to let me post this. - A Must Read. Dan Foley, FDM general mgr.

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