Crawling. Walking. Feeding themselves. Going to the bathroom without assistance. Getting dressed. Tying their shoes. Counting. The alphabet. And the list goes on and on and on and… The job of a parent can seem daunting…no impossible. There are so many things for your children to learn. So many things that you have the responsibility and privilege to teach. And so little time.
Slow days and long years as I have heard it quoted. Raising children is the quickest and slowest process all at the same time. And with all there is to within such few years, prioritizing must be done. So what gets priority? “A parent’s most basic task is to help their children learn how to live in God’s world.” The good news is: “This isn’t a once in a while task, but an opportunity that is available nearly every moment.”
But how does one go about helping your children learn how to live in God’s world? Garrett Kell offers 8 Ways to Shape Your Family Spiritually. While they may not be all or even most of the ways, they are 8 spot on examples of ways to help your children learn how to live well in God’s world.
Check out the article and as always be with the Lord’s people on the Lord’s day!