The greatest stumbling block for children in worship is that their parents do not cherish the hour. Children can feel the difference between duty and delight. Therefore, the first and most important job of a parent is to fall in love with the worship of God. You can't impart what you don't possess....
Sunday worship service is not useless to children just because much of it goes over their heads. They can and will grow into this new language faster than we think—if positive and happy attitudes are fostered by the parents.
Monday, February 25, 2008
Worship & Family
I've found this article helpful since our oldest son (4) has been participating with us in our church services. It is a timely reminder as our 2 year old will do the same, not too long from now. Here's a snippet, but all of it is worth reading.