Author: Linda Weddle

Linda serves as part of the writing team for Awana. A 30-year KidMin veteran, her insight and influence have shaped the Awana curriculum at all levels. Linda is also a frequent speaker, writer, and workshop leader on issues relating to all aspects of children’s ministry.

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Are Your Kids Aware of the World Around Them?

Are Your Kids Aware of the World Around Them?

The world can be a tough place for kids: abuse, neglect, human trafficking, poverty, abandonment … But for other kids the world is good. They live ...
30 Must Have Topics in Your Parent’s Information Resources

30 Must Have Topics in Your Parent’s Information Resources

Summer is the time to plan for fall. Are you working on a Parents’ Information Book or webpage? If you’re in the planning stages, here are 30 po ...
A Story About Me and a Boy

A Story About Me and a Boy

This is a story … … about me … and a five-year-old named Kaden. Kaden comes to our Sparks Club. Wait. I’ll restate that. “Comes” is too soft ...
Why I Love Children’s Ministry

Why I Love Children’s Ministry

I started teaching Sunday school when I was sixteen. I loved teaching children then and I still do. Here’s why. Children are receptive. The Bibl ...
16 Ways to Keep Kids Excited about Awana During the Summer

16 Ways to Keep Kids Excited about Awana During the Summer

The last group of kids leaves the platform on awards night. Everyone had an awesome time over the last Awana year, and now they turn their sights to s ...
Easter — More than Bunnies and Candy

Easter — More than Bunnies and Candy

Kids are surrounded by the world’s view of Easter. Store aisles are crowded with colorfully-woven baskets; green, stringy Easter (a.k.a. plastic) gras ...
Encouraging Parents

Encouraging Parents

We talk about encouraging leaders. We talk about encouraging kids. We talk about encouraging each other. But what about parents? What can we ...
Encouraging Leaders

Encouraging Leaders

Paul reminds us that we are to encourage one another. As he wrote to the Romans: … that we may be mutually encouraged by each other's faith, both your ...

Small Changes. Big Results.

If you are a reader of our ETL (Equip to Lead) newsletter, you might have seen the short article I wrote about my doorknob. (If you aren’t a reader of ...

Verses to Encourage Ministry Co-workers

Verses to encourage each other in ministry and also a source of encouragement for ourselves. 1 Samuel 12:24 - Only fear the Lord and serve Him faithf ...
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