Our culture is in a war with our faith. The Biblical principles you are working to instill in your kids are under attack by competing worldviews, so you should learn more about them.
Today, we’re getting brainy. But we’re also going to have a lot of fun. The subject of worldviews can be overwhelming and confusing. But you and your kids are going to need to understand these concepts. In this episode of CHRISTIAN PARENT/CRAZY WORLD, I break down seven primary worldviews in easy-to-understand terms and have a ton of resources to help you explore and explain these worldviews to your kids.
When it comes to worldviews, the question we have to ask ourselves is clearly defined by a very insightful writer and podcaster named Natasha Crain. That question is:
We don’t want our kids to believe the Christian faith just because we told them to. We want them to believe it because they have investigated other worldviews and realize Christianity is the best explanation of reality.
We want our kids’ beliefs to be:
When you combine that understanding of the Christian worldview with a personal relationship with God, your kids will have a really solid faith.
If you missed Episode 6 on why we need to teach our kids other worldviews, be sure to go back and check it out.
So, what are the various worldviews?
3. Theism or Monotheism
4. Spiritism and Polytheism
7. Moralistic Therapeutic Deism
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Xenos.org chart and article, “5 Worldviews”, by Dennis McCallum.
MIT Physicist Ian Hutchinson quote on scientism.
Pew Research Center statistics on belief in God.
Ligonier Ministries article: What Is a Worldview? by James Anderson.
Catherine Segars is an award-winning actress and playwright — turned stay-at-home-mother—turned author, speaker and blogger. She is dedicated to helping other women see their worth in a season when they often feel less-than.
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