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30 Jun, 2011

The Big God Story by Michelle Anthony

The Big God Story by Michelle Anthony

Speaking of stories, here’s the best one yet. So often, our kids will hear amazing stories scattered throughout the Bible, but they rarely have the opportunity to experience God’s big, redemptive story with a clear, chronological sequence. In my last post, we talked about how kids LOVE to contribute to the story. Just wait til […]

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30 Jun, 2011

The Art of Telling Bedtime Stories

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The Art of Telling Bedtime Stories

I spent all of last week at Kid’s Camp. We took a group of 18 children from our church to spend 96 hours praising God, hanging out with their friends, diving into scripture, staying up late, and eating a combination of camp cafeteria food and way too much candy. Needless to say, it was a […]

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15 Jun, 2011

What is stopping you?

What is stopping you?

I Corinthians 1:27 “But God chose the foolish things of the world to shame the wise; God chose the weak things of the world to shame the strong.” Ministers and parents, please ask yourself this today. “Is there anything that is holding me back from serving Christ whole-heartedly?” What is keeping you from doing what […]

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13 Jun, 2011

Teaching Kids to Pray- String and Cup Phone Object lesson

Teaching Kids to Pray- String and Cup Phone Object lesson

A Fun Summer Family Activity to Teach Your Kids about Talking to God You probably made these when you were a kid.  A plastic cup (or tin can) phone.  This is a totally old-school and totally fun project that even your kids will love. You will need: 2 plastic cups 1 nail or pair of […]

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7 Jun, 2011

Teaching kids how to pray… day by day…

Teaching kids how to pray… day by day…

“Clara, will you pray for me?” This is one of the sweetest things that my 5 year old, Avery says to my oldest daughter. If she bumps her head, has a fever, or feels sad- you name it. When life just feels too big for Avery,  she goes right to her big sister and asks if Clara […]

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10 May, 2011

8 Steps that will Help You Become an Event Planning Pro- Step #4 Recruit

8 Steps that will Help You Become an Event Planning Pro- Step #4 Recruit

Now it’s time to get  your team ready.  You’ve already made a list of every volunteer that you will need for this event. Divide and Conquer Divide the event up into steps with a coordinator that will oversee each one.  Sample Coordinators include:  Set up, Hospitality (Greeting and Registration),  Food,  Games, Clean-up, Communication, etc. Try […]

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6 May, 2011

Party Time!

Party Time!

My 4-year old is turning 5 this week! She’s been dreaming about her birthday party all year. Birthdays are very important to kids. And they can quickly spin out of control to the point that they lose their meaning. As a parent, I want to make this day special and memorable for her without going […]

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6 May, 2011

It all starts here.

It all starts here.

                I’m excited to start this new blog and share some things that I am passionate about like: Everyday Faith Family Parenthood Being a Mommy-in-ministry Ministry to kids and families Helping kids to develop a Biblical worldview Easy Outreach ideas I have so many ideas and so few […]

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