Teaching Children to Learn

Though we actually started utilizing books for learning earlier, I have “officially” been a home schooling mom for about a decade now.  Our two main goals in the process have been: guiding the children into a personal relationship with God, … CLICK to continue…

On fire for Vacation Bible School!

DSC_7138 by Cameron Strandberg, Fitzhugh Newspaper, Jasper, Alberta 2009 (creative commons attribution license) - flickr.com

Are you on fire for Vacation Bible School?  Do you know that your church’s efforts are truly being blessed by God?  Or do you think of Vacation Bible School with a wavering heart, wondering if you are really doing much … CLICK to continue…

Making the Best Use of Activity Sheets in Vacation Bible School

Vacation Bible school is full of activity: interesting crafts, fun games, exciting stories, and cheerful songs.  Some quiet time for activity sheets in the classroom can be a nice change of pace; but more than that, it is a time … CLICK to continue…

Vacation Bible School and Personalities

I am always interested to hear the child’s view of Vacation Bible School.  The child, after all, is the one who all the effort is primarily for. Just the other day, I came across a very interesting post, called “An … CLICK to continue…

Does God Delight in Misery?

Dirt Feet by Michael Douglas Bramwell 2009 (Creative Commons Attribution license) - flickr.com

In response to a recent post from the Hasten Home blog, a serious question was presented.  It is a question that it seems is not all that uncommon and which certainly deserves an answer.  The question is namely this: “Doesn’t God … CLICK to continue…