As parents, we all know how much kids love to ask questions, many of which start with the word, “Why.” These questions may start out simple: "Why is the sky blue?" or "Why can’t I have another piece of cake?"
But when it comes to developing a child's faith, soon enough, these questions will progress to something more challenging. Questions like “Why do bad things happen?" or "Why does it feel like God doesn’t care?"
We can’t avoid questions. They are part of the human experience. Like it or not, that means questions will also be part of a growing personal faith. We can’t ignore them or sweep them under a rug, hoping they’ll disappear. At the same time, we can’t string pithy phrases together and assume we’re helping someone answer their deepest faith questions . . .
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