How to Get Your Kids to Talk about God During Dinner


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Dinnertime conversations about God are normal for Tricia Goyer and her five children. An accomplished author of 30 books, Goyer shared with SpiritLed Woman about the importance of talking about God at mealtimes. Goyer is hosting a Facebook chat on May 1 and a giveaway for her new family devotional, Whit’s End Mealtime Devotions. The devotional, published by Tyndale House, is being released by Focus on the Family’s popular radio show Adventures in Odyssey. The show has over 2 million listeners in the U.S. and is broadcast in over 40 countries.

Q: Do you have mealtime devotionals with your kids?

TG: For John and I, dinnertime is more than just feeding our bodies. We also see it as a time to feed our kids’ souls. We use mealtime to talk about God, to share Scripture, and to use books like Whit’s End Mealtime Devotions. We don’t have a set schedule, and each night is different. I think being prepared to do something is key.

Q: How do you manage to have mealtime devotionals with 6 kids?

TG: Our six children range in age from 2 to 23. Our oldest son is married with a baby. Our second and third oldest are university students who live at home, and our three youngest joined our family through adoption. They are ages 5, 3 and 2! When everyone is there, we have a busy table, but even at a young age our children join us in prayer and talking about God’s Word. This type of family worship is as regular to them as asking for “More peas, please!”

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Want more tips on making mealtimes count? Be sure to come the Facebook Party I’m having with the Adventures in Odyssey crew on May 1st. RSVP Today!
Adventures in Odyssey Tricia Goyer Whit's End Facebook Party

AND … be sure to hop on over and enter my 12 Days of Diverting Dinnertime Giveaway. Something new will be given away each day.

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