There's a fine line between making our kids serve God and motivating them to have a genuine relationship with Him. For parents, and at times youth leaders/children's ministers we often wonder how to navigate the "faith waters" with our kids in a sincere way. We want them to know God, but how far are we willing to go to make sure they do? For all of us, children or adults a personal decision to serve Christ must be made. This is an individual choice, that needs to come from within. But how do we as parents, mentors, leaders help to guide our kids toward making this life-changing choice? Do we make or do we motivate? I would argue we need just a little bit of both. Here's what you need to know:
About the Author
Adia Peterson is the founder of KingdomFive! Student Ministries.