Posts from June 2016

Posts from June 2016

From the Pastor’s Pen

We’ve all heard that “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks.” So when our dog Lexi first came to us from her foster home in Tennessee, Sue and I signed her up for obedience training right away. The trainer quickly impressed upon us the importance of several training principles, including repetition and consistency. But just as important is context. If you train your dog in the same environment all the time it will think that the rules only apply…