Wednesday August 29, 2012
When I moved to Colorado to start working at Group, I left behind a church I had worked at for almost six years. Recently I was able to make a trip back to visit and I brought with me some goodies from Group for everyone. My replacement, Skylar, is an amazing young man of God. I worked with his family at the church before, and he had always stepped up whenever we needed volunteers…
Friday August 24, 2012
As parents, volunteers, church and ministry leaders, we cannot afford to ignore the times in which we live. I’m not talking about living in fear, or an out-of-balance distrust of people. I am talking about being aware of certain realities and the responsibility we have to protect those who need protecting.
Friday August 17, 2012
I believe mission trips are a great way to get kids growing spiritually. Research shows that kids who have a strong sense of mission outperform those who don’t. I know I wish I had had more missions opportunities when I was a kid. Now that I work with kids, I try to provide them with as much missions experience as I can, and I try to encourage them to develop servants’ hearts as they show God’s love to others…
Wednesday August 15, 2012
It’s a weighty issue. One out of every three kids in America is overweight. A lack of healthy eating habits combined with lower activity levels has left many of our kids with extra pounds. How can we make a difference in our kids’ health when we only see them a few times a week?
Friday August 10, 2012
According to the Barna Institute, the moral development of children is complete by age 9. Kids have already set in their minds what’s right and wrong, and the majority of their spiritual identity has been set. So how can we best mold our kids’ moral mindsets before it’s too late? Here are 7 easy things to keep in mind to help you teach morals to children…