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Simple Faith. Simple Wonder.

“For the most part, young children simply trust you because you are older. And trust
is important if you are going to help your few clarify their faith. But the truth
is, every year a child grows older, that trust is harder to earn. It’s like they
start to hold back. Filter. Become more…Grown Up.” – Reggie Joiner

Preschool ministry and preschool small groups compare

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Shedding Light

I love light.

In the evening, as the sun sets, I walk around my house and turn on a few lights and lamps.

I've never been a fan of dark. Maybe it's some childhood heebie-jeebies lingering from my past.

I remember feeling like the biggest chicken as a kid when I visited my grandparents. When bedtime rolled around, I had to make the dreaded trip

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To The SGLs of the Class of 2019 and Beyond

In January 2008, my husband and I volunteered to be small group leaders for high school students. We met with our church’s Family Ministries Pastor, and he welcomed us into high school ministry—with a twist. He asked us to start with 5th grade students, and move up with them through middle school, eventually graduating into high school programming. This wasn’t exactly what we had in

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