What is the goal for teaching our children spiritual independence? Teaching spiritual independence can be challenging as we want to be sure the foundation is there, but at the same time, we need to teach them to think and study for themselves. During the teen years they ask lots of questions, and as they grow to adulthood, they begin to form their own standards and convictions. Teaching them independence and study skills to find the answers they seek is key.
I asked my friend Debbie to share her thoughts as a pastor’s wife and fellow homeschool mom. Here is what she shared:
Guest post by Debbie of Bible Baptist Church – West Point