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What to Expect This Summer

What are some fun ways you can keep kids thinking about spiritual matters this summer? We have some ideas.

Hello, everybody!

Are you glad summer is here? Part of me says “YES!” while part of me says “Already?!” I know… Continue reading

My Journey

Once I finally acknowledged my death, I figured out the purpose for my life.

I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I now live in the body, I live… Continue reading

So what? Why does it matter?

So what? Why does what you’re teaching matter? Kids ask this question all the time. All teachers need to consider the answer when they prepare to teach. This includes VBS teachers, family Bible study leaders, Children’s Ministers, homeschool moms and… Continue reading

Are We Prepared?

What would you do if someone verbally attacked you for your faith in Christ? How should we respond or should we even be concerned about such possibilities? Let's explore the Bible together for direction/answers to these questions.

“Finally, all of… Continue reading

How to Minister to the Grieving

Still waiting for Grandma, 3 months later

Grief is a tricky thing. You’re doing ok and then it sneaks up on you. How do you minister to the grieving?

When I lost my sister in early 2003, my whole world… Continue reading

Getting By or Giving Our Best?

Why should I do my best when I can get by with doing less? Giving my best would require giving more time and energy towards the project goals, which would take away time and energy available for "enjoying life." Does… Continue reading

4 Tips for New Bible Study Leaders

What do you need to know when starting to lead Sunday school, kids programs, family worship, family devotionals, or family Bible study?

Last week the high school juniors and seniors of my church were guest teachers in my second grade… Continue reading

If I lived in a Dr. Seuss book…

Nancy Ruth & sister dress up for Dr. Seuss Week & Read Across America Day 2016.

It’s Dr. Seuss Week with Read Across America Day this Thursday! Yes, I’m excited. I love Dr. Seuss books! They are so much fun… Continue reading

Tips for At-Home Family Bible Study

Do you know the importance of family worship and Bible study but are not sure how to start? Have your family worship and Bible study become stale? How do you engage your kids and make your family worship and Bible… Continue reading

Faith in Action… by Kids!

Isn’t it a joy when we see glimpses of Jesus working in young hearts?

I’ve been inspired lately by my dad (Roger) and other blogs I have been reading to take some of the pressure off blogging. Instead of writing… Continue reading

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