Responding to kids’ faith questions when they come – including in the car on the way to ballet – helps them understand that faith matters every day of the week.
Secrets of a Pew Whisperer: Let the Children Pick the Seat
I have my own criteria for selecting a seat in church. But giving my children the freedom to pick where they want to sit has helped me see my limitations.
Secret of a Pew Whisperer: Explain the Game
My dad didn’t just explain football to me—he and mom explained what was going on in church too: what we were doing and why it was important. Now I do the same.
Second Secret of a Pew Whisperer: Respect
At the end of the day, respect is not just a social virtue — it’s a theological virtue too. Sharing worship with my kids is one more opportunity to practice.
First Secret of a Pew Whisperer: Being There
In our baptismal vows, we promise to share the Good News with others; as parents, our primary mission field is our own kids. How do we raise kids who love and worship God?