Want to nurture your child’s spirituality? Here are your tips!

 

Kids ultimately grow up and make their own decisions, especially when it comes to spirituality. As parents, we cannot control the outcome or guarantee that they make good decisions in life. The best we can do for them is to give them Jesus and help them connect to God.” - Jen hatmaker Bible plan “For the Love.”

 

According to the research, 45% of the spiritually active children who have a positive influence on their lives are less likely to be aggressive and depressed than other teenagers.

 

First of all, you need to know that children not only grow physically or mentally, but they also get numerous spiritual thoughts. This is known as spiritual development among the kids. And if they belong to a religious family, these thoughts are part of their upbringing and growth process.

 

If you also want to have your child(ren) a spiritual connection or influence and are looking for some tips on how to do it, your search is about to end here. We’ve got some amazing tips that can help you nurture the child’s spirituality. Let’s take a look at them.

 

     Choose a perfect church for your kid(s).

 

Generally, people think that switching churches can help to create a ripple effect in their child’s spiritual life. But that’s not really true. You need to look for the one that can help in flourishing faith in your child’s life. Make sure that the church you choose has groups meant specially for kids and teens. These types of churches also have pastors with whom kids can converse and clear their doubts.

 

In fact, you’ll be surprised to know that some churches provide online services to their members. During the Covid-19 pandemic, when all the public places were closed, these online services helped its members to keep up with their religious routine. So, now you can teach the kids christian values, and they can listen to the sermons sitting at home. Isn’t that amazing? Now, they can attend the church even if they are sick or don’t feel like going out of the house.

 

     Tell spiritual stories interestingly.

 

Most kids lose interest in sermons because they find them boring and uninteresting. Then the best way to make things interesting is to tell them about God in the form of fables and stories. As you all know, these stories and podcasts are filled with moral values, and children tend to develop kindness, empathy, and compassion for humans and other living beings.

 

For example, you can tell them about Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection and how he ended up forgiving his torturers. This story tells that there is much more in life than revenge and anger.

 

Such stories are filled with teachings and tell the kids that life has a purpose, and everyone needs to overcome their petty issues and contribute to making a better world.

 

Final words!

 

Apart from this, you can also keep your kids engaged in various church and spiritual activities. Make them listen to online sermons and let them clear their doubts from the experts.

 

Now that you know how you can nurture your child’s spirituality make sure you help them connect to God and maintain a healthy relationship with the supreme power. Amen!

 

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