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Against the tide

 

Our children are immersed in values that run counter to the Christian faith, says theologian Marva Dawn, author of Is It a Lost Cause?: Having the Heart of God for the Church's Children (Wm. B. Eerdmans, 1997). "Children need a lot of models for following Jesus because they have a lot of models teaching them other ways of living," she says.Author of Is It a Lost Cause?: Having the Heart of God for the Church's Children (Wm. B. Eerdmans, 1997). "Children need a lot of models for following Jesus because they have a lot of models teaching them other ways of living," she says.

Here are six values of the dominant culture that Dawn says adults need to understand if they are to offer children a Christian alternative.


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