The Life of Faith

Andy Nash

Andy Nash is an author and professor who leads family-friendly tours to Israel.

​The Way Men Treat Women

When I was in fifth grade, a boy named Scott would run up to a girl named Stephanie, grab hold of her, and try to kiss her on the mouth. She’d scream, “Get away! You’re so disgusting!” while the rest of us boys stood there laughing. As the father of three daughters, I don’t find this so funny anymore.

In her blog reflecting on relationships through the years, Adventist author Heather Thompson Day wrote: “To the boys in my sixth-grade class: You made a list of the prettiest girls in the classroom almost weekly and posted it on the girls’ bathroom door. I would have given anything if just once I could have seen my name ranked first on that list. …

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