LEAven Blog

Mission and Ministry

Being There

I was struck by the reporting of an incident in a New Jersey charter school a couple weeks ...
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Gift, Bless, Equip

Gifting children Bibles, catechisms, or hymnals and instructing on how to use them is a fantastic ministry that ...
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In Your Name We Pray and Play…. Amen!!

Upon completing college my main focus has always been directed to the classroom as an educator and ways ...
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For Such a Time As This

For some reason, these words have been popping into my head quite a bit these past several months ...
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A Few Months Ago…

A few months ago, I wrote a blog post about my 92 year old Mom who was recovering ...
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Worship Is a Family Affair

Some Ideas to Have Children “Up front” in Your Worship Services - Part V Sometimes Church Can be ...
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Trust and Joy

I was on an airplane last week. Takeoff went as usual. The plane gained speed. The engines got ...
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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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