March 31, 2012

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Is Scripture Memory still important?

All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the man of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work. 2 Timothy 3:16-17 This verse is true whether I read it in my hard copy Bible or my digital Bible. All Scripture is useful. We need […]

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March 29, 2012

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Book Review – Everyday Talk by John A. Younts

Words matter. The things we say in unguarded moments, the words we say in love, in frustration, at the breakfast table, and before bed reveal our attitudes, our worldview, our theology, our beliefs. This is everyday talk. Everyday Talk is a parenting book about talking freely and naturally about God with your children. It was […]

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March 22, 2012

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Games Your Kids Will Never Tire of Playing – Sleeping Pirates

I love this game! More importantly, kids love this game! This is a great game to play after more active games or when you want to encourage the kids to start quieting down. I call this game sleeping pirates, but it could be anything – hedgehogs, cowboys, astronauts, lions, whatever. This game can be played […]

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March 20, 2012

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Don’t miss the opportunity to share the gospel with kids this Easter!

Here are 4 tips for sharing the gospel with kids during Easter: 1. Be intentional about weaving the gospel into the story of Jesus’ death and resurrection When you tell the story of Jesus death and resurrection to the children in your ministry, include the gospel. Children will not understand why Jesus had to die […]

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March 18, 2012

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Why Biblical literacy is an issue that every Children’s Ministry leader needs to address

I read some articles and blog posts the other day that were centered on the issue of Biblical literacy. One blogger I read said they were concerned that a focus on Biblical literacy would mean making a relationship with God less important. In another article, the author calls Biblical illiteracy a crisis and “the most […]

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