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Posts Tagged ‘Children’s Ministry

Book Review: Divine Obsession by Rob Hensser (2006)

December 22, 2008

Title:  Divine Obsession  ISBN:  9780739468692 Author:  Rob Hensser About the author:  He is the director of “the Construct,” a discipleship and mentoring community for youth, and a member of the executive leadership team of YWAM (Youth with a Mission) in Melbourne, Australia.  He spends 26 weeks a year speaking to groups of young from all […]

the 8 yr. old king

November 11, 2008

I just finished reading 2 Kings during my devotion time and here are some of my thoughts about Josiah.  Josiah became king of Judah at only 8 years old after his dad was assassinated.  The Bible says for many of the kings that they “did what was evil in the eyes of the Lord.”   However for Josiah, the […]

Potential in an Unexpected Place

November 4, 2008

Sunday after church, I decided to check on a family that hadn’t been to church in a while.  The children used to ride our van to church on a regular basis.  Anthony is about 9 years old and in the 4th grade.  I can remember when he struggled so much to read in children’s church.  […]

Innovative vs Entertaining vs Boring

October 25, 2008

I caught a short segment on TBN with Kirk Cameron and Ron Luce.  They said that research shows that up to 88% of churched teenagers will leave the church after high school.  Cameron said that he thinks some are leaving because youth ministries are entertaining kids and feeding them pizza without connecting them with a […]