Saturday, August 27, 2016

Encourage your Sunday School Teachers

 

Want to encourage the volunteer who teaches your child on Sunday, here are some brilliant ideas!

http://matthiasmedia.com/briefing/2009/11/how-to-encourage-your-kids-sunday-school-teachers/

 

 

 

 

Idolatry of snotrags

How we worship our children… and how to stop.

By Roydon Frost

Idolatry is “worshipping and serving created things instead of the Creator – who is forever praised. Amen.” (Rom 1.25). Guess what. Your kids are created things. Their grandparents may think that the way she paints (by number) or the way he catches a ball is suggestive of the supernatural, but I can say with some conviction that they belong to the created order. And when you find your ultimate value, comfort, joy, delight and security in things that belong to the created order, like your children – that’s idolatry. I know it from the Bible. I know it from personal experience.

 

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Teaching the gospel to children

Excerpt from TEACHING THE GOSPEL TO CHILDREN

BY ED DREW, CHILDREN’S WORKER AT DUNDONALD CHURCH 

A friend of mine at church who is a new father recently asked me, “What should we be doing at  home with our daughter?” I looked blank. He continued, “I grew up in a home where I don’t ever remember not believing and trusting in Jesus Christ. I don’t know how my parents did it. What should we be doing at home with our daughter?”

It’s a good question. I had a go at an answer... 

(PULSE, Co-Mission Initiative, London)

Click the link below to read the rest of this brilliant article!

http://www.co-mission.org.uk/Publisher/File.aspx?ID=107519

Sweet Jesse Tree

Click on the link below to read an article published by "the Briefing" recently, relating to celebrating Christmas with kids. Parents with young children will especially find it interesting...

 

http://matthiasmedia.com/briefing/2013/11/a-sweet-jesse-tree-for-christmas/

 

Reviewing Children's Bibles

Resources for teaching children: children's Bibles

Blog post by jeaninallhonesty.blogspot.com

"Of the making of many children's Bibles there is no end, and much study wearies the body" (Eccles. 12:12, paraphrase). That's pretty much how I feel after investigating lots of children's Bibles for this post."

Click the link below to read the rest of this article that many christian parents will find helpful

http://jeaninallhonesty.blogspot.com/2016/03/childrens-bibles.html

Halloween?

Halloween – what should we do?

Confused about an appropriate Christian response to Halloween?
Ed Drew from Co-Mission has produced this helpful video about Halloween. He gives some answers to some questions you might have.

http://www.cornerstonechurchkingston.org/blog/halloween-what-should-we-do/

What's the point of Marriage?

There’s nothing like a bunch of marriage books to make your head spin. Mostly I avoid them—too many guilt-producing suggestions about the ‘must-dos’ of a relationship—but I’ve been writing a seminar on the topic, so it was time to hit the books.

Click here to read the full web article.