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Clothes, Fads and God’s Word

Clothes, Fads and God’s Word Tough Topics Clothes, Fads and God’s Word – Gordon and Becki West For our generation it was bellbottoms, crazy daisies and long hair. How we must have driven our parents and teachers crazy. When’s the last time you found a picture of yourself from way back when and... Read More

I Can Choose!

I Can Choose! Tough Topics I Can Choose! – Renita Boyle “I want to be a Christian,” said the little girl at VBS. “Well then, Miriam,” I began as we sat down together. “What do you think you have to do to become a Christian?” “Jesus did it,” she said with no hesitation. “I just have... Read More

The Route to Success

The Route to Success Tough Topics The Route to Success – Reese Kauffman Do you ever struggle with an attitude that is far from wonderful? We all do. Keeping in check our emotions, feelings, problems—all those elements that can add up to a bad attitude—is pretty difficult some days. God... Read More

Talking to Children about Natural Disasters

Talking to Children about Natural Disasters Tough Topics Talking to Children about Natural Disasters —Pat Verbal Becky hasn’t slept in weeks due to aftershocks of a scary earthquake. Joshua hides in a closet during thunderstorms since his house was struck by lightning. Sarah’s grandmother died in Hurricane... Read More

Challenging Children to be Honest

Challenging Children to be Honest Tough Topics Challenging Children to be Honest – Robert Choun Most preteens and teenagers lie. That was the conclusion of a recent survey of 3,700 American and Canadian 11-18 year olds. What can we do about this epidemic of dishonesty? We can teach primaries the value... Read More

What Does It Mean To Be Religious?

What Does It Mean To Be Religious? Tough Topics What Does It Mean To Be 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... Read More