When it comes to faith formation, today's families need more than another thing to do or to attend. They need help breathing.
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My heart skipped a beat when I learned how this church encourages children to use their gifts.
How might remembering that each person has a dream—some broken, some whole—change the ways we care for each other on the street corner, at the grocery store, in our congregations and in our neighborhood?
Have you seen the ‘I’m Part of God’s Story’ design that Dwell curriculum recently posted? In addition to helping helping children live into and out of God’s story—it’s a really fun design! Here are 8 ways to use it.
As the end of the summer approaches, kids start thinking about the changes ahead. This week I came across two wonderful ideas for ways that God’s family can encourage school aged kids this fall.
Recently I had a conversation with someone who, upon hearing me describe all the work that goes into creating pedagogically, theologically sound children’s ministry curriculum said, “I had no idea. You should tell people that!” And so I am.
Looking for an easy way to enter into God’s story with a mixed age group that includes young children? Hear about innovative ways to use the newly revised God Loves Me books.
In Part 1, we considered ways to encourage and support children with learning and behavioral challenges. But what about parents? How can we have supportive and encouraging conversations?
As children’s ministry leaders we want our programs to be inviting for everyone — including children with learning and behavioral challenges. How do we connect with children who respond in unanticipated ways?
Discover how to bless — and how not to bless! — children during the celebration of the Lord's Supper.
Parenting is hard work and I know that some Sundays you’re just longing to sit in silence. And I suspect that there have been times when you’ve felt like your wee ones weren’t always welcome in worship. Please persist.