Preschool Spirituality

by Leanne Ciampa Hadley
I have spent my entire ministry studying, working with, and trying to understand the spiritual lives of children and how, as the church, we can best help them grow into adults who … read more

Children First

by Mark Burrows
A family walks into a church one Sunday morning. The children are dropped off at the children’s wing where they are further divided into classes by age. The parents go to… read more

Let the Children Come

by William H. Willimon
One day Jesus was teaching, everyone gathered round, attempting to pay attention (Mk. 10:13-16). Nearby, a couple of children scuffled in the dust. “Can’t something… read more

There Are Blossoms After Loss

by Joseph M. Primo
Last fall Good Grief volunteers and families planted a Memory Tree during our annual Day of Remembrance, which is a time when our two hundred participants and many volunteers and… read more

Welcoming Visitors with Children

by Rita Hays
Jeff and Sally Wright are the parents of newborn baby Zack and they are visiting your church for the first time. Jeff and Sally may come away from their visit to your congregation … read more

Disabling Debt

by Jenna Heart
Consumer debt, credit card debt, disabling medical bills, as well as loss of homes and jobs can create a kind of economic bondage. Many live paycheck to paycheck with no… read more
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