"Congratulations! You've raised a kid with an inquisitive mind and a love of knowledge!
If you want to remain as Neutral on this as possible, simply tell him that God is many things to many different people. Explain that many people all over the…"
"I'm struggling with that, too. I just had the first conversation with my parents about my atheism. I have a 16 year old daughter who knows my views, and an 11 year old who still believes in God and Jesus. Telling the "truth"…"
"Explain the Christian God along with other gods such as Zeus and Thor are mythical creatures that some people believe in. Explain there are thousands of gods believed by different people. It is far easier to explain atheism to a child than religion…"
"I really like Prazzie's explanation. It's very very close to the explanation I plan on giving my future children when the discussion inevitably comes up. It's informative without too many confusing details. I'd just give that…"
"I remember when my son was 4, he woke me up in the middle of the night and asked "Dad, if God created man, who created God? I told him to go back to bed...
He was going to a Presbyterian preschool at the time, and I wasn't ready to have…"