My two youngest boys were six- and seven-years old when I heard arguing from the bathroom. I sighed. After all, they were supposed to be peacefully brushing their teeth. They emerged together moments later.
“Mom,” they said calmly, “we need you to explain something to us so we know who’s right. Was the burning bush a Christophany or a Theophany?”
That’s when I knew my children paying attention in church…..
Do you dream of having your children sit next to you in the pew? It’s not impossible… it just involves a little training. Today I’m sharing my three top tips for helping your kids sit through service at Kids in the Word.
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Are your children third grade or older? I hope that when you’re done reading my post, you’ll come back and download this free My Sermon Notebooking Journal that I’ve made for your children.
Image: Church Pew with Worshippers, October 1882, Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890), Public Domain
~ Danika Cooley
Danika Cooley is the author of When Lightning Struck! The Story of Martin Luther (Fortress Press, 2015), Wonderfully Made (CF4K, 2016), and Bible Road Trip. Her work has been featured in internationally-recognized children's magazines over 150 times.