A Drill Sargent parent barks out orders, demands absolute obedience, uses punishment as a consequence of children’s mistakes. For them, it is all about control and a power trip. The real world doesn’t operate on punishment but consequences. Children of drill sergeant parents do not know to make decisions since they have been ordered around all their lives.
“And you fathers, do not provoke your children to wrath but bring them up in the training and admonition of the Lord. “ Eph 6:4
Jesus never used threats, barked out orders, or demanded absolute control. Never did He say, “My way or the highway”. He was graceful, offered choices, and allowed his disciples to think for themselves. Watch the following video and learn the consequences of drill sergeant parents.