For the Children…

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People! People! Can't we all just get along? Whether you agree or disagree with the passage of the healthcare bill isn't the issue I want to talk about. We all have opinions.

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What I'm wondering about is the disappearance of civility in our culture. If we as adults can't handle disagreements with grace and dignity, how will our kids be able to do so?

Broken windows. Veiled threats. Actual death threats. Putdowns. Cursing.

It's always intriguing to me when people's values conflict even in their actions. They say they're concerned about the debt we're passing on to the next generation. Are they as concerned about the moral debt they're modeling for the next generation?

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Christine Yount Jones

Christine has more than 27 years of children’s ministry experience. She is the Executive Editor of Children’s Ministry Magazine, has authored many books and articles on children’s ministry, and serves as co-director of the KidMin Conference. She’s led teams in the development of leading innovative resources, including Group's Instant Christmas Play, Buzz Instant Sunday School curriculum, Grapple Preteen Curriculum, and the new Dig-In Sunday School curriculum. Follow Christine on Twitter @ChristineYJones

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