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“The church is full of hypocrites!”

“The church is full of hypocrites!” How would you answer someone (or yourself) in the face of this objection? The same objection may be voiced a number of ways. “I like Jesus, just not the church. It’s full of hypocrites.”… Continue reading

The Danger of Good Friday Suspense

The true story of one traumatized little girl led me to reevaluate the way I teach and celebrate the events of Easter.

Next week is Holy Week where churches around the world will be remembering Palm Sunday, the Last Supper,… Continue reading

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

Worship Joyfully

Advent begins November 27, 2016. (Click here to learn what Advent is.) In preparation for Advent, Ruth Frost has written this guest post. Ruth taught elementary music for 25 years. She has two children, two step-children, and nine… Continue reading

Coloring Contest – Win a FREE Book!

UPDATE: This contest has been extended. In addition to free books, each submission will be sent a goodie bag with small toys and candy. Simply send a picture of something we do at church to:

Parent Road Ministries, P.O. Box… Continue reading

6 Steps for Dealing with Rambunctious Children

It’s test season in public schools across America. This is the third year I’ve been an elementary school test monitor. Honestly, I love it! It gives me a great opportunity to encourage and pray for students, teachers, the schools, our… 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

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… Continue reading

My “Thorn in the Flesh”

This week in Sunday School, my second graders participated in a rather unusual side-note discussion. They were concerned that their teacher (me) was no longer able to use her legs.

NOTE: If you are looking for the spiritual gifts blog… Continue reading

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