09 August 2020 by Chikezie Chinkata
Parents have been urged to show more love to their children to gurantee a better future for them.
The President, Northern Nigeria Union Conference, Seventh Day Adventist Church,Pastor Yohanna Harry, gave the advice in a sermon at Dei-Dei, Abuja.
Pastor Harry who explained that most parents adopted harsh approach in the training of their children expressed regret that many had failed using that method.
Quoting from the book of Deuteronomy,6 verse 4, Pastor Harry called on parents to adhere to the teachings of the scripture in the training of their children by inculcating the knowledge of God in them .
Pastor Harry who explained that children are God’s gift urged all to contribute towards ensuring their sound moral upbringing.
He attributed some of the social vices in the society such as armed robbery and drug abuse to the failure of parents and the society to do the needful during the formative years of children .