Day 7 - Connecting Them to God
“For us, spending time with Jesus was like brushing our teeth. It was just a part of who we were and what we did. To this day, my quiet time is the sweetest thing my parents gave me. Now, my daily time with Jesus is a haven and safe place. When I spend time with Jesus, it feels like home.”
- Abby Seibert in Parenting Without Regret
Mark 1:35 says, “Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where he prayed.” For the Seibert kids, spending time with Jesus was a way of life. When we create rhythms for this to be commonplace, it becomes natural for kids to spend time with Jesus. We want to encourage you to begin by modeling the importance of this truth for kids – it will go a long way. However, we do not assume that people innately know where to focus their energy in order to help their kids connect to God. To get started in your own home, grab the five tools for developing a rich devotional life below.
BONUS: The Five Tools for a Developing Devotional Life are the pieces you’ll need to help your child connect with God-either for the first time or in a deeper way. When these tools are implemented, your child is given the opportunity to connect with God when they are young.