What Does the Bible Say About Children?
The ancient Proverb “Raise up a child in the way they should go and they will not depart from it” seems like a distant ideal in today’s world. Seventy percent of children raised in the church leave before they’re young adults, and few ever return. Sunday’s are no longer sacrosanct and the church finds itself in competition with soccer practice and little league, let alone video games such as Fortnite Battle Royale. Did the Bible get it wrong? Or is there something else going on? This week’s Conversation asks the question “What does the Bible say about Children?”