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Christmas Carols for Your Child’s Heart

December 1, 2015 in Blog with 0 Comments
As I write this post, it is not yet Thanksgiving but in the background I am enjoying listening to Joy: An Irish Christmasáby Keith and Kristyn Getty. Even my 2-year-old granddaughter has begun to sing along to some of the simpler songs on this CD, such as “Jesus, Joy of the Highest Heaven.” Christmas carols […]... continue >>

The Need for Illustrations in Teaching

November 30, 2015 in Blog with 0 Comments
As a curriculum writer, one of the most difficult aspects of developing a lesson is coming up with appropriate, concrete illustrations. Why bother with these illustrations? Why not just stick to the Bible text? Ligonier Ministries recently posted an article by R. C Sproul on this very subject, “The Need for Illustrations in Preaching.” Notice […]... continue >>

Thanksgiving Giveaway!!

November 25, 2015 in Blog with 0 Comments
As we enter the Thanksgiving weekend and take a moment to think about our blessings, our team here at Children Desiring God is so thankful for the blessing of you…our partners in ministry. We are honored you support us and are thankful for the opportunities you are given to teach the next generation about our […]... continue >>

Meditating on the Word in a Sound-bite World

November 24, 2015 in Blog with 0 Comments
As someone who is passionately committed to teaching children the Word of God, I have grown more and more concerned with the effects that the frequent use of digital media may have on our desire and/or ability for sustained concentration and deep, analytical thought—the type of concentration and thought needed to rightly study, discern, and […]... continue >>

Growing Up in a World of Terrorism

November 23, 2015 in Blog with 0 Comments
As parents, we long to protect our children from a myriad of dangers. And, in increasing measure, western affluent cultures have minimized these dangers through the development of safety innovations: car seats, cordless blinds, baby monitors, etc. All are good and helpful for keeping our kids safe. But as recent world events attest, the world […]... continue >>