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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

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

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

A Prayer for Families This Easter

Lent has begun and Easter is just around the corner. Can you believe that Resurrection Sunday is only six weeks away?

Would you join me now in praying for God to do a great work in families this Easter season?… Continue reading

Experiential Learning Cycle, Part 1

Would you love to be a better teacher? Would you love to be able to teach in a way that makes an actual difference in the lives of children?

In Children’s Ministry, late spring through summer is a very busy… Continue reading

3 Steps for Effectively Teaching Children

Churches all over are in full swing planning their summer programs for children. One of my favorites is Vacation Bible School (VBS). I was called to the ministry at VBS, so maybe my bias is understandable. (Read this post to… Continue reading

God’s Mercy Toward Literal-Minded Children

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I reel in amazement at the price Christ paid for my sins on Calvary. It is one of the reasons I love Easter so much. But, did you know there is danger lurking for children in this… Continue reading

Parenting Young Kids In Church

Easter Sunday is this week. I am looking forward to seeing some new faces and celebrating the Lord’s resurrection.

As part of the preparations in my church, I’ve been working with our Children’s Minister to create a card that will… Continue reading

How to Grow in Wisdom and Faith

This is a Bible study I did recently in my jail ministry. This study is also a good family Bible study.

Paul was in prison because of his ministry for Christ. While there he continually prayed for the many churches… Continue reading

Ash Wednesday: You Have Dirt On Your Face

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Next week is Ash Wednesday. Does your church family celebrate Ash Wednesday? Do you? Do your kids know what Ash Wednesday is?

Below is an excerpt from our new family Bible study, What Does “Lamb of… Continue reading

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