How do we pass on our faith to the next generation? In many churches today, the core doctrines of Christianity are diffused among flannel graphs and Veggie Tales leaving our children to chew on mere morality fables. However, this does not have to be the faith we pass along. In years past churches have used such tools as the catechism to instill the great doctrines of the faith to children who would be one day contending for them. Can children learn Bible doctrine? Distinguished theologian Dr. Bruce Ware (professor of Christian theology at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and former president of the Evangelical Theological Society) says yes. In his book, Big Truths for Young Hearts, Dr. Ware helps parents take complex, hard-to-understand doctrines and explain them in such a way that even a child can begin to grasp them.
About a year ago I had the chance to interview Dr. Ware about his book and thought it was about time to allow it to see the light of day once again. Since that time I have been honored to meet the good doctor face-to-face while attending a preview weekend at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. I found him to be outgoing, down-to-earth and completely enthralled with Jesus! So, join us this week on the KevCast as we talk to Dr. Bruce Ware about how to pass on our faith to the next generation.
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