The whats and the whys of Lent

31 January 2020

Lent is a season when many of us give something up, and our children might too. How can we talk about fasting so that it helps them understand how it all fits with God?

In episode 23 of the Parenting for Faith podcast, Rachel Turner suggests that by sharing the ‘whys’ of fasting as well as the ‘whats’, we can help our children see how our choices and actions impact our relationships with God, rather than thinking he is a God who likes us to give things up.

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