Summer Church Camp Still Works

Summer is coming and that brings opportunity for church camp!  Summer is still the best opportunity for kids and students to experience this great tool for growing deeper in faith. One of these days there may be another way to … Continued

When Should A Child Begin To Tithe?

I was reading through the book of Exodus and came across a point where it mentioned bringing a piece of silver to the tabernacle. “All who have reached their twentieth birthday must give this sacred offering to the Lord.” (30:14) … Continued

Margin, Rhythm, Vision & Grace

As I’m planning to take a break from writing in the blog for a couple weeks, these four words come to mind: Margin, Rhythm, Vision & Grace. Time away provides margin. It’s like the white space around the typed words on … Continued

Parents: Make Church A Priority

Though I’ve never been one for the “back to school, back to church mentality,” there are some natural seasons to refresh the priority of having your family in worship. September and January are two examples of these seasons. Christian parents/homes … Continued

The Importance of Scripture Memory in Children’s Ministry

I heard a story about a young mother who skeptically examined a new educational toy. “Isn’t it rather complicated for a small boy?” she asked the sales clerk. “It’s designed to adjust the child to live in today’s world, ma’am,” … Continued

Essential Rules To Help Kids Grow Into Mannerly Adults

Kids need high expectations! And the structure we provide for them to excel is important. I just finished reading a book by Ron Clark called the Essential 55. This book, mostly geared toward classroom rules, manners and management, would be … Continued

The Sights Of Autumn… 

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By Ruby Price, Age 13 – September 2018 (My daughter’s English writing assignment that really made me think about Fall! Hope you enjoy it!) – Tim  I began to stir as the golden sunlight streamed through my window. I lay … Continued

7 Ways To Let Kids Proclaim God’s Glory In Worship

Through the praise of children and infants, you have established a stronghold… Psalm 8:2  Some churches have separate kid’s worship the whole hour, often for each hour of worship.  Other churches worship together in one room at one time – kids, … Continued

Five Ways To Put Your Family First

When a leader puts his family first, the community benefits. When a leader puts the community first, both his family and the community suffer. – John Maxwell – The Most Powerful 21 Minutes Of A Leader’s Day  There’s a song … Continued

Low Tech High Touch

Recently at a family gathering, I reflected on the different ways people related to each other. For some of us, I noticed we would make small talk for a minute, then move quickly to sharing info on our phones, showing … Continued

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