Telling Children about God
Guest blog post by Done with Religion
Talking to children about God can be a very rewarding, interesting, and learning experience for both parent and child.
Children sometimes come up with some very interesting questions that make the most experienced Christian parent stop and think.
Rather than delve into all the Bible stories, especially old testament stories of killing, pillage, or even world destruction by flood, I think it is best to stick to the basics. Maybe even as adults we should stick to the basics. The basic messages of the gospel is that God loves us, God accepts us, and God wants a relationship and fellowship with us. That in itself is enough to keep many young minds busy and wanting to know more about a God who loves them.
After spending so many years in an organized church experience and letting others do all the teaching, I have come to the conclusion that it is best for the parent to do some digging, reading, and praying to seek the guidance of the Spirit. The parent will have more of an impact on their children than a stranger who is probably going to follow their particular denomination’s views. The […]