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What is kids Worship?

How would you define worship? How do you convey that to the kids you work with? For me worship is a time spent concentrating on God and his greatness, often with music. Worship takes many…


How to teach kids about faith

What is faith and how can we explain it to our kids? By dictionary definition it is a confidence in a person or thing, or a believe that is not based on proof. That is…






Free Awana Advent Devotional

AWANA Advent Devotional Not many things will put you in the Christmas spirit the way an Advent Calendar will. The anticipation builds each day wondering what surprise awaits behind each door. In our house, we…


talk to kids about tragedy

How to talk to kids about tragedy

How to talk to kids about tragedy Mass shootings in public places. A high school shooting in Florida. The largest massacre in US history in Las Vegas. The shooting at Columbine. The devastation of Hurricane…


Teaching kids about baptism

Baptism is one of those huge milestones in the christian life, one that is full of meaning, and a representation of our relationship with Jesus. But how do you know when you are ready to…


What is Family Ministry?

“Dad, will Gilligan be in heaven?” my daughter recently asked as Gilligan was laying on his back and she was scratching his belly.  Gilligan is the family dachshund.  She loves him, and he tolerates her,…