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.
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.
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.
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.
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?