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Ministry

It’s about Time! A Reflection on the Time of Christmas

Forty-six years ago, I read a new book about time management by R. Alec MacKenzie titled, The Time ...
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Same But Different: The Need for Reassurance

Education is a profession that is scientifically crafted yet artistically delivered. There are research-based practices known to be ...
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Clear Vision

As I type this post I find myself between two eye surgeries for cataracts. My left eye had ...
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Using Children’s Artwork and Photography in Worship Services

Illustrating the Scripture Lessons with Children’s Artwork  Many congregations use digital projections to show hymn texts, Bible readings, ...
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Movement Matters

Kids at my school greatly look forward to an annual event we call “iMove.” Teachers and volunteers spend ...
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Some Ideas to Have Children “Up Front” in Your Congregation’s Worship Services Part III – Drama in the Chancel

A Little Drama Goes a Long Way The word drama comes from the Greek word dran that means ...
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Regulations

Seems that governing bodies have been messing with health issues in every age. Also seems like many of ...
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We Are Not Alone

I didn’t have many expectations of the summer Olympics this time around.  I couldn’t imagine the “games” happening ...
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Walk Up Music in School?

If you’ve ever attended a Major League Baseball game (or many other sports for that matter) you are ...
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In Danger of Extinction?

As I write this blog, I recall a hymn that I learned from my grandmother when I was ...
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