Whatever you do when you get this email, please listen to this song, it's dope (direct quote from one of the artists). A couple of this week’s psalms speak about God’s everlasting love and faithfulness toward us. This is one of the most reassuring things in my life. No matter what happens or what I … Continue reading Promises
A couple of the readings this week are all about being prepared. Children know what that means and it's always helpful to relate reading to their everyday lives or tasks. Every night my kids and I get out their school clothes and put their backpack by the door. I put together their lunch and water … Continue reading Always Prepared
Today at Sunday School we will talk about how to get ready for school. It’s fun to get ready for school; buying new clothes, crayons and a backpack. It’s an exciting time, wondering what your new teacher will be like and who will be in your class. It can also be kind of scary. You … Continue reading Don’t Forget This The Night Before School
Today is Wednesday, VBS begins in 5 days, which means Denisa and I haven’t slept in at last 2-3 weeks. It also means an inordinate amount of animal crackers will be consumed next week. It also means that I will, as I do every year, confirm that I am physically incapable of learning and performing … Continue reading VBS – It’s Here!
Hope you are still following along with our Bible reading. Here's this week. Monday 3/18 – At the Temple Yesterday’s reading was about what is appropriate and inappropriate to do at church. The money changers and people selling doves were taking advantage of people who traveled from far away to worship at the temple. … Continue reading In Matthew This Week…
This week’s passages talk a few times about the compassion of Jesus. Many of these stories are relatable to our kids, and are a good opportunity to talk about the ways Jesus is the same as us and the ways he is different.** **Small disclaimer: don’t let your children try to convince you (as my … Continue reading Bible Reading: No Is Not an Option
This year we are putting a lot of emphasis on prayer. We have already learned what the word means: that it is the way we speak with God. We also discussed when and where we can speak with Him. If there is one specific way. A right or wrong way. Back in September, our preschoolers … Continue reading The Importance of Prayer