Monthly Archives: February 2015

Wear God’s Silk Scarf to Work

No one cuts up a fine silk scarf to patch old work clothes (Luke 5:36, MSG) When you read the Gospels, you discover that the Pharisees and religious scholars favored the familiar. They kept things kosher. The way we’ve always … Continue reading

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The Child & Discipline Issues in Sunday School

While I was thinking about discipline in the church setting, I was struck by how often we focus on “the problem” instead of “the child.” Every teacher I have ever known (including me!) had a student that makes the time … Continue reading

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Growing Mature Leaders By Bob Dale

Recently, I’ve been thinking and writing about how leaders grow in faith and maturity across their entire lifespans. How does your church prepare members for lifelong growth in faith? How does it develop rich age-specific resources, structures, and ministries to … Continue reading

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Discipline Issues: Sunday School with Preschool and Children

I was thinking about discipline in the church setting the other day. There are a couple of trains of thought about this: We are here to love them, not discipline them! or We are here to make sure they walk … Continue reading

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