Thermometer: is a device that measures temperature or temperature gradient using a variety of different principles. Several years ago, I had to fill in on my Wednesday night Kinder Church Class. Something came up at the last minute and the lead teacher couldn’t be there. So I grabbed the lesson (at about 3pm in the afternoon). When […]
One of my favorite things about toddlers is how differently they view the world. For instance, think about a mirror… I love my mirror, it’s not because I like looking at myself, but it helps me get ready for the day and make sure none of my hair is sticking out sideways before I […]
A foundation is a basis upon which something stands or is supported. When ministering to preschool children you are establishing their foundation – It’s a foundation upon which their spiritual life will stand and be supported. Ninety percent (90%) of a child’s personality is formed before the age of 5 years old. You have an incredible opportunity […]
A child’s most formative years are their youngest — from birth to age five. About 90 percent of a child’s brain develops in that time, according to studies. And 85 percent of a child’s intellect, personality and social skills are developed by age five. This begs the question, Is this also true with spiritual education?
This past weekend Mark and I took a much-needed, long, over-due, trip to Grand Marais, Minnesota. It is our favorite place to go to. It is nice because it is only 4 hours away and when we get there it is SO RELAXING. We sit on the North Shore and sip coffee and listen to quiet. Before we […]