Spiritual issues not important in raising children, poll finds

From Erin Roach and the Baptist Press.

“Although surveys have indicated parents are frustrated with the corrupt culture in which they are trying to raise moral children, researcher George Barna said he is surprised that the percentage of parents who are concerned about their children’s spiritual development is not larger.

A recent poll by The Barna Group found four out of 10 Christian parents of children between the ages of 3 and 18 said they do not face any spiritual challenges in their life.

“Our studies show that the faith principles and practices that a child absorbs by age 13 boldly shapes their spirituality for the duration of their life,” Barna said in a news release Aug. 6. “Parents have a greater impact on that process than anyone else.”

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