Tag: parents

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12 Ways to Help Your Child Have a Great Year in Awana

12 Ways to Help Your Child Have a Great Year in Awana

A new ministry year is about to begin for your children. How can you make this be his/her best year yet? Have you … … told them how glad you are that ...
Raising Stable Kids in an Unstable World

Raising Stable Kids in an Unstable World

As I drive to work, I listen to the news: Fighting in the Middle East, more casualties in Afghanistan, several killed in Chicago (including a young gi ...
Spaghetti Spirituality

Spaghetti Spirituality

… an unhealthy craving for controversy and for quarrels about words, which produce envy, dissension, slander, evil suspicions, and constant friction a ...
Back When I Was a Kid

Back When I Was a Kid

“This is where it happened,” I told my granddaughter Elizabeth. We were standing on a cliff overlooking Lake Superior in Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula ...
12 Ways to Connect with Parents—One Way Not To

12 Ways to Connect with Parents—One Way Not To

One of the most asked questions in children's ministry is "How do we connect with parents?" Here are 12 ways to connect and one way not to connect. ...
9 Ways to Encourage Your Child’s Talent

9 Ways to Encourage Your Child’s Talent

Suzuki? Soccer? Gourmet cooking? Cartooning? This is the time of year when parents are signing their kids up for extracurricular activities - often w ...
10 Ways to Help Your Child Make Friends at Church

10 Ways to Help Your Child Make Friends at Church

The lady wistfully looked at the group of kids standing in the church yard. Service was over and now they had congregated on the grass to share the la ...
Little Kids. No Time.

Little Kids. No Time.

Today's post is written by Tami Stevenson. Tami is the wife of Jason and mommy to Emma and Claire. In addition to various church ministries, she also ...
How to Involve Your Teens in Church

How to Involve Your Teens in Church

First, we have to remember that there are no guarantees when it comes to parenting. We will be responsible for the kind of parents we are, but our kid ...
The Riskiest Lesson My Dad Ever Taught Me

The Riskiest Lesson My Dad Ever Taught Me

Jesus welcomed people. And he welcomed without strings attached. As a young kid, I saw my Dad welcome someone unexpected. The experience was powerful ...
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