I have conflicting emotions. Having experienced the pressure that comes from religion and people within the religion as a child, there is a side of me that feels anxious by this. But then there's another part of me that recalls, "But when Jesus saw this, He was indignant and said to them, "Permit the children to come to Me; do not hinder them; for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these," and "At that time Jesus said, "I praise You, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that You have hidden these things from the wise and intelligent and have revealed them to infants." (Mark 10:14 and Matt 11:25)
Not knowing the parents or the church or the child, I don't want to judge. However, yes, growing up in a religious environment is certainly influential and not necessarily in all ways that are good.
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