Tough Topics

Religious?

Religious? Tough Topics Religious? -Reese Kauffman Have you ever heard someone refer to a person as being very religious? What does that term bring to mind? Someone who is very conscientious? Someone who is diligent in their religious practices? Someone whose faith is obvious in... Read More

Heed the Warning of a Fellow Servant

Heed the Warning of a Fellow Servant Tough Topics Heed the Warning of a Fellow Servant -Barth and Sally Middleton Reading newspaper accounts of scandal in the lives of church leaders we don’t know is hard enough. Imagine our distress when we received a personal letter about someone we greatly admired... Read More

Beyond the Primary Purpose

Beyond the Primary Purpose Tough Topics Beyond the Primary Purpose The main purpose of children’s ministry is to help children become members of God’s family. Is evangelizing your primary goal? Do you share the Gospel often in your class or club? Are you alert for indications of spiritual... Read More

Tearing Down Walls that Threaten Community for Children

Tearing Down Walls that Threaten Community for Children Tough Topics Tearing Down Walls that Threaten Community for Children —Corlette Sande As a former school teacher and counselor I have witnessed countless disputes in the classroom, on the playground and in my students’ homes. I have also seen the effectiveness of God’s... Read More

Teach Kids about the Holy Spirit

Teach Kids about the Holy Spirit Tough Topics Teach Kids about the Holy Spirit —E. Lippy Children learn little about the Holy Spirit from today’s curriculum, yet His work is important in their spiritual growth. Teaching about Him in small bites will make these truths easier to digest! Who Is the Holy... Read More

Helping Children be Truthful

Helping Children be Truthful Tough Topics Helping Children Be Truthful —Dr. Linda Fuhrer Lying, as with most human behavior, serves a purpose. Observing circumstances in which children lie gives insights into those purposes. Why Children Lie Children who are accused of actions they know will... Read More