What is Family Ministry?

Kyle Bostock —  July 30, 2012 — 1 Comment

Today I am excited to share with you as part of the Family Ministry Blog Tour.  For the past month ministry leaders across the country, and beyond, have been answering the question, “What is Family Ministry?”  To check out the other contributors to this tour click here. There is no doubt that as you read […]

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Jesse Smith —  January 3, 2012 — Leave a comment

A couple of weeks ago I started watching the following video on YouTube and I was moved to watch another, including the one following. If you’re short on time, just watch the second one and pay close attention at 4:40… First: And another: Did you see the family bow? It didn’t seem like they were […]

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Good for Better

Rhonda Haslett —  December 7, 2011 — Leave a comment

I was at a conference lately where the speaker challenged the attendees to place a piece of candy in our mouth representing the sweetness of Jesus. I had a small problem that led me have a quick God-moment. I had gum in my mouth and honestly didn’t want to lose it. But I didn’t want […]

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I ran across this article this week on sounds that our kids have never heard.  Come to think of it, I’ve never heard of a couple of them – well one of them anyway. My how times are a’changing.  But this isn’t a blog about strolling down memory lane – it’s about things are don’t […]

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What is our purpose?

Dean Butterfield —  November 10, 2011 — Leave a comment

I’m gonna take a break from the “Where do we get our info?” blog series and switch gears….cool?  Cool! I’m sitting at home watching the Vietnam special on the History Channel and finding it fascinating and heart-wrenching – and it’s just the first episode.  It’s not only telling the story of the war, but of […]

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A Witnessing Tool for School

Rhonda Haslett —  September 20, 2011 — 2 Comments

“I want to make sure I’m ready to tell my friends about Jesus at school but I’m afraid I won’t remember what to say.” Here are some ideas to help your kids be ready to share about Christ when asked: When a friend begins to share about a tough experience; listen to their story. Connecting […]

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I talk to lots and lots of parents every weekend.  And at my home church (Christ Community Church in St. Charles, IL), we’ve found that the more parents we talk to, the more people we find who are lost in their parenting.  They question their decisions, they don’t know how to share the Gospel, and […]

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The Gospel in 50 Words

Matt Guevara —  April 6, 2009 — 1 Comment

I’m always trying to find ways to make the story of Easter creative and fresh for the kids who have tuned it out. It’s sad how repeated truth loses its value to the hearer (is that how trite sayings are born?).  This year I was challenged to see if I could write a mini-saga.  A […]

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