Kids are so much better at sharing their faith than we are. They just tell their friends what they learned in Sunday school, or invite friends to VBS, or pray for them by name in their nightly prayers. They're so matter of fact and so often just say what they're thinking...whatever it is. I think … Continue reading Tell It Like It Is
Can I start by saying, I have zero experience actually implementing this? So...obviously I am an expert on the topic – thus – the blog post. I am currently the mother of a toddler so our main scheduling constraints are making sure to be home at noon for nap-time and we try to make Story … Continue reading Choose This Not This
We’ve cancelled elementary Sunday school today - not forever – not because we didn’t have enough teachers or because we’re lazy, but because Justin Wren, an MMA fighter is coming to speak in worship. He is not just an MMA fighter. He is also a missionary. He cares for those who are truly the least … Continue reading Why We’re Cancelling Sunday School
Jesus had grandparents. That's weird to think about. This week we'll read the Luke account of Jesus' entire lineage. If you have a curious child who wants to compare it with the list in Matthew, you'll notice some differences. DOES THIS MEAN THE BIBLE CAN'T BE TRUSTED!?!? No. Both accounts put their emphasis where they … Continue reading Jesus Had Grandparents
I’m going rogue and talking about our gospel reading today, because I think it is such an incredible passage. Elizabeth, a relative of Mary’s, was about 6 months pregnant. Her pregnancy, like Mary’s, was miraculous because Elizabeth was considered too old to have kids (I can only imagine that she was about my age – … Continue reading Reacting to the News
As you know, we’ve gone “all in” on teaching your kids the Bible. We want them to leave the children’s ministry with a firm faith foundation. We want them to know God’s word, what it means for us, and what it does and does not say. Now, we can’t teach them every verse – and … Continue reading What do you think?
I am rarely the first to know about something. I don't share secrets and I don't really care about gossip, so people often don't feel any reason to tell me the latest and greatest. My favorite musical artists are Dolly Parton and Whitney Houston and my favorite movie came out in 1992. Clearly I'm just … Continue reading In the Know