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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And Even More Family Dinner Ideas

And Even More Family Dinner Ideas

Last week I wrote about the difference family dinners can make in a child’s life and listed 13 ways to make dinners even more appealing and fun. Here ...
What? I’m Supposed to do a Large Group Lesson?

What? I’m Supposed to do a Large Group Lesson?

What? Director Joe wants ME to do a Large Group Lesson?  You don’t say it out loud, of course, but you think it. Just as the leaders’ meeting was co ...
Charles Spurgeon on Children’s Ministry

Charles Spurgeon on Children’s Ministry

One of our most popular posts on the Life Threads blog so far was this one – quoting Charles Spurgeon and his thoughts on Children’s Ministry. A lot ...
Tween Talk

Tween Talk

Sometimes parents think their tweens would rather be with their friends than their dads and moms, but more than a third of tweens (5th-8th graders) wi ...
Are We Letting Our Kids Down?

Are We Letting Our Kids Down?

On a recent blizzardy Sunday morning, I couldn’t get out of my driveway much less to church, so I went to my go-to online church service. This was not ...
Think

Think

Anyone who has read the news lately, knows there’s a lot of talk about bullying in schools. If bullying is defined as being cruelly teased. I think a ...
Jump for Chocolate Joy

Jump for Chocolate Joy

A few weeks ago, we heard about a new version of the Cubbie theme song written by a Cubbie herself. Instead of singing, “We jump and shout for joy,” s ...
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