What Parents are REALLY Asking

What Parents Are REALLY Asking

I’m a Dad. Well, actually I’m still Daddy. Joseph, Carston, and Hannah are young and hilarious. People who serve in KidMin get top honors in my book. Honestly. You serve every Sunday (often Wednesdays) in a largely thankless role. You usually miss out on corporate worship. You clean up messes. You deal with tough situations. …

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Calm or Crisis

Calm or Crisis?

Did you ever yell (or strongly demand) your 13-year-old “act his age?” The thing is – often that’s exactly what he’s doing – acting his age. What we really mean is “put aside all that teen angst, all those confused I-want-to-be-independent-but-still-be-dependent-feelings” and act like an adult. We’ve all heard the phrase “choose your battles.” Never …

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Connect the Bible Disconnect

Connect the Bible Disconnect

Eleven-year-old Ryan wiggled around in his chair as he struggled to remember the words of the verse. “ … Love one another …” Just at that moment his friend David sat down next to him and gave Ryan an elbow-poke in the ribs. “… As I have loved you …,” Ryan continued as he scowled …

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