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An Unexpected Encounter with God

Do you sometimes feel like you’re giving all you have but don’t seem to make any measurable progress? I do.

This is why I chose to study the account of Jesus walking on water. It’s true that this was a… 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

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,… 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.”… 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… Continue reading

Study Hack for Kids

Did you know there is one easy thing you can do to help you remember what you learn? It works in school, Sunday school, or with something you are learning on your own. It also works for kids and adults… 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

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