FREE Family Devotional

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Thankfully the Queen of the Techies is a compassionate friend. Sending much gratitude in your direction, Queenie.

Celebrate the Newborn King, 25 Advent and Nativity Readings are FREE this year.

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Reader Response

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Church Bag ready when needed

Saturday afternoon is the perfect time for such a comment to appear in our inbox.

“I like the idea about the church bag. 🙂  and I realized that [my 8 year old son’s] needs during the worship service have been overlooked.” SG eastern European father and church elder.

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Delightful & Harrowing Experiences

Even the Grands grow up, Folks. :-)

NEWS

We’re selling books at a higher rate than ever before.
Be sure to order yours before we have to wait for a reprint.

NOW is the time to offer a seminar or workshops on including children in corporate worship if you live in the southern states because Sandra is in North Carolina for at least the next couple of months. That means she’s a whole lot closer to YOU. Continue reading

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Potty Training and Worship Nurturing

church“What could these two topics possibly have in common?” You Ask.

They may seem like an odd comparison, but training a child to use the potty calls for the same approach as nurturing a heart for worship. Continue reading

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Resources, week 7

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We’ve been busy with our daily advent posts of our Celebrate the Newborn King series over at Children in Church Facebook.

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Resources, week 6

WAshable MarkersWe believe that providing a child with drawing and writing materials does not need to be a problematic distraction.  Continue reading

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Resources, week 5

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I hesitate to address this week’s suggestion, but it’s a reality that’s wise to attend.

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Resources, week 4

Ano coverIt can be helpful to provide an appropriate resource to engage a portion of a young person’s attention during the quieter sections of a worship service. It’s important to Continue reading

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Resources, week 3

pat coverWhen children are young it can be helpful to provide a quiet activity during portions of the worship service. It’s important to choose wisely, Continue reading

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Worship Preparation

glory to GodPreparing our hearts for worship is an excellent habit to develop as a family.

It begins with a decision to set our hearts on things above well before we head to our place of worship.

Choosing a focal point can be helpful. A Bible verse, a character trait of the Creator, a feature of His creation, or a relationship goal for your family are all possible topics to consider.

Then choose an activity to jump start the conversation. As you gather leaves for this project you can talk about the changing beauty God showers into our lives. Let us know how it goes. Maybe even send along a photo so we can enjoy your artwork.

May the LORD bless you in your desire to know Him more fully.

with confidence in the Father’s love,
Curt & Sandra

 

 

 

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