The Art of Letting Go

The Art of Letting Go

Every year, the same thing happens. I get so gosh-darn attached. September arrives faithfully, another school year begins, and on promotion Sunday, I admire my new few. Some are thrilled to finally be the oldest in the room while others secretly wish they could still...
God’s Orchestra

God’s Orchestra

When I turned 18, I was given a Bible by one of the leaders of our church youth group. Beautifully bound by genuine leather.  My name engraved on the front.  This leader was someone I looked up to and admired. Someone I trusted. He lived out his relationship with...
#PartneringWithParents

#PartneringWithParents

Have you ever been frustrated that the parents of the kids in your small group barely make eye contact with you each week? I lead a second grade small group at my church, and I’m familiar with the practice. Oftentimes, it seems like they’re in a hurry to get their...
Tell It Again.

Tell It Again.

When we think about being truly engaged with our few, we often consider the distractions that can take away from our already busy lives. But the truth is we all have certain tricks up our sleeve to help us to be more engaging, to be more relevant, and to be more...

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