Christian Parent, Crazy World

Christian Parent, Crazy World

Catherine Segars

What to Do If Your Child Walks Away from the Faith – Episode 12

August 02, 2021   ●   35 min

Share this episode

We spend a lot of time worrying that our children will leave the faith in college. But statistics show that children are more likely to leave the faith before they leave the nest.

In this episode, Catherine covers:
1. What is to blame when your child walks away from the faith (and what NOT to blame).
2. A battleplan for going to war for your child’s faith

Articles and Resources Mentioned in this Episode:

Read Catherine's accompanying article on Crosswalk:

Already Gone: Why Your Kids Will Quit Church And What You Can Do To Stop It by Ken Ham, Britt Beemer, and Todd Hillard (pgs. 31-32)

Fasting: Opening the Door to a Deeper, More Intimate, More Powerful Relationship with God by Jentzen Franklin.

Praying Circles Around Your Children by Mark Batterson.

House of Miracles by Brandon Lake.

Scripture Referenced in this Episode:

The Good Shepherd & the lost sheep: Luke 15:3-7

1 Peter 5:8 “Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour.”

Hebrews 4:12 “For the word of God is alive and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart.”

The Armor of God: Ephesians 6:10-20

Exodus 17:8-16: Israel’s battle with Amalekites.

Quotes on prayer:

J. Edwin Orr “History is silent on revivals that did not begin with prayer.”

The Great Oswald Chambers called prayer "the greater work."

W. Clement Stone: “Prayer is man’s greatest power.”

Watchman Nee: “Our prayers lay the track down through Gods power can come. Like a mighty locomotive, his power is irresistible, but it cannot reach us without rails.”

Follow Catherine at

Episode Image Credit: Getty/Qvasimodo
View all Episodes

Today's Devotional

A Prayer to Be Wise - Your Daily Prayer - August 15

When King Solomon could ask for whatever he wanted from God, he chose wisdom.

read more

Christian News

The latest news and hot topics trending among Christian music, entertainment and faith life.