Is My Child Too Young to Become a Christian?


My Story, My Song

Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.”   Matthew 19:14

When our son Parker was tiny–about three–he heard a song on the radio about “working on a road that leads to glory” sung by some of our favorite groups, Jeff and Sherri Easter. This quickly became Parker’s signature song. He sang it all the time for his family and grandparents, much to our delight. One day we were driving to his preschool and he said, “Mama, where is that road that leads to glory?”

Que the uuhhhh‘s. I was like, “How’s this going to go with a three year old?”

Thus began the discussion of heaven with Parker. I prayed as I talked, knowing Jesus could take my words and turn them into meaning for this child. Shortly after this discussion, Parker’s great-grandfather went to be…

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