As adults, it’s not our job to give children faith. The Spirit has already taken care of that. Our role is to help children recognize God’s presence in their lives and in the world, and to nurture faithfulness by teaching them the language of faith.
Here are the fundamentals parents, caregivers, teachers and pastors have at their disposal to create a spiritual environment where children will flourish and live abundant lives in Christ:
|Teacher Shirley Crawford spends quality time with Beth Cox, Cassidy Simmons and Emma Cox during Sunday school at Pleasant Valley Lutheran Church in Staunton, Va.|
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