It can creep into our classrooms and parenting in seemingly harmless ways. It’s often well-intentioned and, in the short-term at least, gives children a warm sense of well-being. It just feels right. What is it? Encouraging self-esteem. Consider how important, biblical truths can become skewed if we put the emphasis in the wrong place…
God loves ME. God made ME special. God hears ME when I pray. God takes care of ME.
This kind of “me” emphasis may make children feel good about themselves but it has a dark side, a dangerous, dark side because it dismisses and minimizes the true purpose for which we were created….
This is Only a Snippet of a Children’s Ministry Christian Article written by Jill Nelson
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