Category Archives: Curriculum

Stop Being Afraid, IT’S NOT THAT SIMPLE, or is it?

God does not want fear controlling our life. However, fear is all around us and I have especially noticed how kids are afraid of a lot of things these days. Some fears are real and some are imaginary. There is fear of spiders, snakes, monsters and the boogieman. There is fear of dogs, heights and […]

THE KEY to looking beyond what you see

Have you ever had a “problem” that you were facing and it seemed like a giant mountain? Or, maybe you looked at a situation and thought, “How is this going to work out?” We all have had situations and life experiences that seem overwhelming to us. It looks like there is no way out. There […]

Don’t Do It Alone – 5 Steps to an effective KidMin Team

“Follow me and I will make you fishers of men.” What was Jesus doing when He said these infamous words? He was building His team. “I have chosen you. You have not chosen me.” This tells me that Jesus was selective about who was on His team. What was Jesus looking for when He was […]

Pandemic Faith: 3 things you should be doing with your faith.

We’ve all seen posts, heard commentaries and thought about it often, “Can 2020 be over?” No one thought that this year would be like it has been.  I am sure you, just like myself, had great plans that never materialized.  All around us there is heart-ache, brokenness and disappointment. We’re Christians, this is not supposed […]

Are the Formative Years really that important?

I love spending time with my grandchildren Andi (6), James (8) and Luci (4). Not only is it great fun, but every experience is a learning experience. This picture is from this summer. – Lutsen, Minnesota Are a child’s most formative years — from birth to age five? Studies show that 90 percent of a […]

Dollar Store Sermons

EPISODE 101 When I need a dose of inspiration I will walk around the Dollar Store and ideas will pop out at me. Here you go. Watch this three minute video for eight sermons from the dollar store and the best thing about it is they only cost one buck. DOLLAR STORE SERMONS WHAT IS […]

I was hurt, ashamed and disappointed…

I didn’t know why I didn’t receive the Holy Spirit. When I was in seventh grade, I went forward to receive the Holy Spirit.  I was so excited.  From the earliest memories I have, I have always loved God and loved going to church.  When I realized that I wanted to speak in tongues, I […]

3 Ways The Holy Spirit Speaks To Us

When a child receives Christ the Holy Spirit comes to live inside them. Kids don’t get a junior Holy Spirit. They get the same Holy Spirit that you and I get. Why does the Holy Spirit come to live in us? The primary reason is to lead us and guide us. If I could do […]