Nature-Deficit Disorder–Have Children Forgotten How to Play Outdoors?

With summer quickly approaching it is important that Christian parents teach their children the value of being outside in the world that God has created. In this age of video games and 24 hour television options, many young children have a “nature deficit disorder.” On today’s program, Dr. Mohler talks with Richard Louv, author of the book, Last Child in the Woods about the disconnection between children and nature. Just as God has ordered the natural world for His creatures to enjoy, Mr. Louv’s book demonstrates that children need nature just as much nature needs children.