LEAven Blog

Mission and Ministry

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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The Power of a Smile and the Art of Relational Kindness

I sit in my office very early each morning. It is my time to be alone and to ...
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The Road Doesn’t End There

With the growth of social media and technology we are able to keep in contact with each other ...
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Pray WITH Your Students

“Mr. Black, I am really nervous about my grandfather. He has COVID-19 and is not doing well. I ...
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Children as Ushers, Greeters, and Helpers in Other Capacities Never Imagined…

 Advocate for Children Being Servants During Worship and Beyond    As I mentioned in the first blog, I’m ...
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Christian Vocation

In my last post I discussed the roundabout way I got into teaching. This time, I’m going to ...
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Revitalizing Our Mission and Ministry

Dr. James Dobson wrote in the November 1990 issue of Focus on the Family magazine titled Children at ...
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