The Gospel Truth: Review by Brian Dollar

The Gospel Truth Review: Brian Dollar

Few books have impressed me this year more than “The Gospel Truth About Children’s Ministry” by Awana. This is more than a book, it’s a manifesto. It’s a call to return to the roots of what Children’s Ministry is really all about. When the Founder of Children’s Ministry pioneered this incredible new approach, children were …

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Twenty Million Tweens …

Twenty Million Teens

Twenty million tweens live in the U.S. They talk and text on their own cellphones (78%). They spend hours looking at a screen (8-12 hours a day). They strive to be famous (53%). They are bullied (20%). They spend money (43 billion a year). Tweens are at a sometimes confusing; sometimes conflicting vortex between childhood …

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Ready, Set, Go

Ready, Set, Go

Brothers, join in imitating me, and keep your eyes on those who walk according to the example you have in us. Philippians 3:17 I have a confession. I had a really bad habit. I had slid into the habit of checking my phone at stop lights. Just a quick peek to make sure I wasn’t …

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Parenting Preschoolers

Parenting Preschoolers

Parenting preschoolers can be physically tiring, but these years can also be ones of laughter, joy … and incredible learning (on the part of your child). Think about that tiny baby you brought home from the hospital just a few years ago. You cuddled him in your arms, played with his fingers and toes and …

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