America’s next generation is growing up in a world saturated with information and around-the-clock digital entertainment — a double-edged sword that can either draw them toward biblical hope and truth or away from it.
There was a time when children relied on their parents and the small community around them to learn about the world, but now they have access to a sea of thoughts, ideas, and perspectives. Parents must be prepared to provide wisdom and guidance on how to navigate the online world. They don’t need more knowledge; they need help to discern truth and develop a biblical worldview. They need us to be intentional and meet them where they are by providing or directing them to engaging, faith-formative, biblically sound content online.
In May 2023, a General Social Survey released data revealing that only 31% of Gen Z have total confidence in the existence of God, a big decline from that of their parents and grandparents. In a 2022 study conducted by OneHope, 67% of U.S. parents of preteens said they identify as Christian, but only 2% possess a biblical worldview. This means that many kids today are growing up in families whose parents do not align with any…
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