I don’t anticipate my children will concoct scientific learning labs in the kitchen to reinforce the Bible passage they’ve read for the day. Nor do I expect that one will stack couch cushions to build the walls of Jericho while the other unearths Dad’s trumpet from his ’80s glory days to blow the wall down. […]
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TRANSFORM: Children’s Ministry Conference with Dr. Scottie Mae
Too many children have never seen communion or baptism, have never heard a missionary report or a pastoral prayer, have never seen their parents give in tithing, knew not their parents’ songs of worship … in short, ‘adult’ church has no meaning, no context, and no place for them.
I was witness to an amazing children’s illustration one Sunday that went hilariously wrong. The woman was trying to make the point through the use of keys that the only key into heaven was Jesus. She dangled her keys and asked what they allowed her to get into. One child said “house” and another said […]
As the dark years of Israel’s history, recounted for us in the book of Judges, draw to a close and we see the transition of national identity from cowering fugitives into a great kingdom – a remarkable leader is used by God to bring Israel back to Himself. That leader is the prophet and judge […]
Recommended reading: 1 Samuel 1-8 I am intrigued with the rise of Samuel’s leadership as described in the first few chapters of 1 Samuel. After the years of Israel’s spiritual, moral and national decline as described in the book of Judges the years of Samuel’s leadership stand sturdy and tall. Under his faithful and godly […]