“When will I have to stop going to church?” asked the four-year-old..
“What?” I responded, not believing I could have heard right.
“When will I have to stop going to church?” he repeated.
Noticing my bewilderment, he clarified, “When I get bigger, when will I have to stop going to church?”
This a not a child in a country whose government is about to close up Christian churches, nor is he a child with a debilitating disease which will stop his leaving his home. He is not a child whose parents are poverty stricken, drugged, uneducated, or untrustworthy. No, he is a healthy child of Christian parents who are comfortably well off and who love him dearly, who would do anything for him including working endless hours , sometimes even seven days a week. I guess he believes it when the adults in his life say, “I can’t go to church because I have too much to do.”
Luke 21:34 And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with…cares of this life,….