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“My child doesn’t want to go to church!”—Part 1

January 23, 2017 in Blog with 0 Comments
Sadly, I’ve heard this statement from more than a few parents over the years. Some even say, “My child hates to go to church.” It can turn Sunday mornings into a miserable experience for parents and children alike. I have had some desperate, frazzled parents arrive at the classroom with a young child who is […]... continue >>

Encouraging Children to Memorize Scripture

January 18, 2017 in Blog with 0 Comments
Scripture memory should be valued because of the blessing of putting God’s Word into your mind. However, a few incentives along the way can encourage those who have never tried Bible memory, motivate those who need help persevering in memorization and build community through shared celebrations. This is especially true for children and youth. Incentives […]... continue >>

Encouraging Active Minds in the “Knowing” Process

January 17, 2017 in Blog with 0 Comments
I am fully convinced that one of the great challenges we have before us in teaching the next generation to know, honor, and treasure Christ comes in regards to the “know” part. While humbling acknowledging that only God can bring about genuine saving faith, we as parents and teachers, have a sacred responsibility to provide […]... continue >>

Helping Our Children When Church Life Gets Messy

January 16, 2017 in Blog with 0 Comments
I love the church, and I am so blessed that my family has had the great privilege of living in community with hundreds of godly men and women over the years. In regards to my children, the local church loved, equipped, encouraged, and exhorted them in their walk with the Lord. They have received a […]... continue >>

Strategies for Church-Wide Bible Memorization

January 11, 2017 in Blog with 0 Comments
Here at Children Desiring God, we have been excited to see so many churches start memorizing Fighter Verses together as a church this month. It is easy to generate excitement for Bible memory when you are just starting the program or at the beginning of a new year. However, you will want to think of […]... continue >>