oa Conspectus : The Journal of the South African Theological Seminary - Review of George Barna, Transforming Children into Spiritual Champions
Transforming Children into Spiritual Champions, G. Barna : book review

Volume 11, Issue 03
  • ISSN : 1996-8167



No one can deny that modern culture is opposed to Christian values. The adverse influences that bombard the moral development of children today can be deadly. However, few parents and church leaders fully realise just how critical it is to initiate the development the child's biblical worldview, from an early age. The problem is complex, especially in light of the common circumstance of parents themselves not having received adequate (early) spiritual training. As a result, they often seem to leave their children's training and development solely to the church. Yet, the church generally focuses on older children, not realising that a child's moral development is set by the age of nine.

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