Here's a simple, meaningful way for families to grow in faith together during Lent and prepare for Easter.
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Here are five ways families can explore waiting and hope this Advent season, including something to read, listen to, do, or watch—something for everyone!
A year ago, my family started writing down what we were thankful for each evening and weaving those thankful slips into our weekly sabbath. Here's what happened.
Evaluating where we are and attempting faith practices that are at pace with our lives allows us to create more steady, consistent practices.
When overwhelmed by the pain and sorrow of the world, I hold up an imaginary one-inch frame; allowing the image that fits in that frame to be my starting point.
The practice of gratitude can become a “sign post” for sabbath, reminding us each week to receive God’s gift of rest and renewal.
Often, we make the mistake of looking back for hope instead of forward. In pain, we long for a garden when God has promised us a city.
Does a happy-all-the-time Christianity allow us to lament our losses? How do we support one another in difficult seasons?
As I turned and looked awkwardly into the eyes of someone I didn’t know, I realized how negligent I’d been in seeing and setting free the image of God in all humanity.
At 46 days (when you include Sundays), Lent is almost twice as long as Advent. Use these simple paper chains to help children visualize the countdown to Easter.
Volunteer gifts aren’t required or expected, but they’re a great way to show your appreciation. Here are five of my favorite gifts for volunteers.
Everybody is talking about technology and its effect on kids, but what’s less often talked about is the effect of parental overuse on their children. Here are five suggestions for creating healthy technology habits.
As a Dwell coordinator, I spent late summer preparing for our September launch, thinking a lot about helping children know their teacher and where to go, and spending time stocking our Dwell spaces with any necessary supplies, but I didn’t always remember to reach out and care for my Dwell leaders as they began a new year.
Summer might be whizzing by, but with these five tips for recruiting Sunday school teachers, you’ll have your volunteers in place in no time!