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Get Real: Parenting Millennials Requires Authenticity and Vulnerability

Parenting Millennials

A godly woman once shared, “Laura, you will always love your children more than your parents.” I was startled and a bit horrified by that statement back then but have come to understand it as I’ve grown older.

Time to Celebrate!

With the end of the school year approaching, it is time to begin planning and organizing an annual recognition service.

Families on Mission: 9 Practical Ways to Use Family Vacation as a Missions Trip

Summer is just around the corner, and plans for fun family vacations have already begun! Share the following ideas with your GA, RA, or CA families to encourage them to add a missional element to their next trip.  

Missing Mayberry

children and postmodernism

We certainly don't live in Mayberry anymore, and for those of us who are missing the simpler times that television of the past portrayed, we are not alone. What has changed? Many television shows, video games, and even music today are based on killing, death, cruelty, insults, and destruction.

Scorecard or Mirror? Teaching Children to Love Jesus Boldly

children sharing the gospel

Flashback to the past decades. It was an age of dos and don’ts. Do check the right boxes. Do bring a tithe. Do come to Sunday School. Do read the Bible. Do invite others. Don’t miss church, and so on.

Ideas for Recognition Services

It’s time to recognize your kids! Need some ideas?

What is Postmodernism? Bridging the Gap

Postmodernism is a growing mind-set in our society. Just what is postmodernism? It’s a collection of beliefs whereby a person subscribes to universal acceptance, tolerance, and open-mindedness in all things.

More Than "Just An Open House"

Spring is an ideal time to host an open house. An open house provides the perfect opportunity to let people in your church know what is happening in missions. Try some of these ideas for a great event:
 

Classroom Management

It’s amazing how a few simple techniques make all the difference. Sharing the gospel and a love of missions with your children is a monumental task. But that doesn’t mean you should be monumentally stalled by classroom management problems.

Say Yes to Acteens, Challengers, and Youth on Mission!

Your role in helping sixth-graders transition smoothly from GA, RA, and CA to Acteens, Challengers, and Youth on Mission is an opportunity to prepare children for the next stage of their missions education journeys.

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