American children are physically obese and spiritually starved. And yet, we continue to serve up unhealthy food at home, school, and church.
I’m no nutritional expert, but let’s do the math:
• Junk food + inactivity + no accountability = jelly-filled donut
We are what we eat.
Back in the day before social media, I remember climbing trees, biking with friends, all-night camp-outs, sword drills, and actually going door-to-door to visit with people face-to-face. Comparatively, seems our kids today are addicted to electronic media and adrenaline-producing-rollercoaster-events and popcorn diets.
I’m not sure which lifestyle is best, but if current church research is an indicator, we might want to think about what we’re feeding the kids.
Here’s a FREE Biblical sampler plate for your kids, parents, and staff. Read, savor, and repeat:
Ephesians 6:4 (NOTE: let’s not mince words here — God holds parents responsible for their children’s upbringing and particularly fathers whom God has appointed as “head” to lead and serve the family. All others such as grandparents, schools, church groups, peers, and friends may influence your kids, but the final duty and accountability will be with the parents.)