April 2010

I officially received my “I’m old” card when we took my oldest daughter to sign up for Kindergarten.  My daughter will be one of the fine members of the class of 2023.  In our school district, a lot of information is shared with parents online.  I’m wondering, when will the church catch up? Author and […]

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I just came across an article entitled, “I Want It Now! The Fierce Urgency of Videogaming’s Future.” The article identified a key characteristic of today’s video game consumer: impatience.  Ever heard of Farmville?  The insanely popular Facebook game’s chief game designer recently pinpointed that many gamers lose interest in a game because the game takes too […]

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Informed by Gaming

Matt Guevara —  April 13, 2010 — Leave a comment

Several years ago I stood in front of a group of children’s ministry volunteers and leaders at Elmbrook Church in Brookfield, Wisconsin.  For the very first time, I shared my thoughts on how digital kids learned and the challenges ahead for the field of children’s and family ministry.  One of the big questions from that […]

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Fifty Dangerous Things (you should let your children do) is a book by Gever Tulley and Julie Spiegler.  The title explains it all as the book contains fifty different dangerous projects for kids to do with care and supervision.  The book includes a section for parents because the purpose of the book (according to Tulley) […]

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