The pastor points out that with God, nothing is impossible even reversing those feelings your child has developed.
On the contrary, the Reverend Dr Edina Bayne, associate pastor and member of the American Association of Christian Counselors said the last thing parents should do is make their child’s problem about themselves.
“Do not deny the child what they think they are feeling. Because at that age, they are not sure of what their emotions are,” she said.
Baynes said parents should engage their children in conversation so they feel safe in talking.
Many parents start to fall apart when this situation faces them and instead, internalise the issue. They make it about them and start losing focus.
Samuels reminds Christian parents especially not to crumble, but instead they should remember that they can receive strength by relying on God.
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