Keeping family first in Vacation Bible School ministry, part 3

Sack lunch

Often many of the willing volunteers for Vacation Bible School will be parents with children at home.  Vacation Bible School is all about ministering to children. While we find great joy in sharing the love of Jesus with the children … CLICK to continue…

Keeping family first in Vacation Bible School ministry, part 2

derivative of "Look, I have scissors!" by traveling lunas 2011 (Creative Commons attribution license) flickr.com

The “Work together” principle (from Keeping family first in Vacation Bible School ministry, part 1) can be extended into your Vacation Bible School preparations, whatever the age of your children. Include them in your ministry. Give very young children some … CLICK to continue…

Hasten Home this week: my support team

a family of "snowmen": mom, dad, brother and sister

December 2, 2011 This week I read a post on mylifeismyrainbow at wordpress.com.  The post, entitled “A Family = A Team“, got me thinking.  I would like to tell you about the support team behind Hasten Home. In ministry and … CLICK to continue…

Something for the Children #30: Nature Hunt game

caterpillar on child's thumb

Nature Hunt Today, I am going to tell you how to play “Nature Hunt”.  Nature Hunt is a game that my children greatly enjoy when they are younger (about Kindergarten and Primary age at Vacation Bible School, or even younger … CLICK to continue…

Something for the Children #26: Jesus Loves Young and Old coloring page

"Jesus Loves Young and Old" Bible coloring page

Jesus loves everybody. He loves young boys and girls. He loves old men and women. He loves mommies and daddies — and everybody! Do you love Jesus? A happy mission Did you know that one time a bunch of mommies thought it would … CLICK to continue…

Hasten Home This Week: Dividing Equals Multiplying?

This week, I learned a great lesson: sometimes dividing equals multiplying.  Previously, I have largely intermixed my duties of home and business throughout the day.  Much of my business duties involve desk-work: working on the computer, writing, drawing, or studying. … CLICK to continue…