How will you begin your Lenten season? Miriam McKenney talks to her teens about their Lenten disciplines and reflects on the importance of taking children to Ash Wednesday worship. When we honor and face death, we prepare ourselves to be welcomed in to new life in Jesus.
In Saul I recognize the passionate energy of my own boys and many other children I’ve worked with over the years.
Participation in Lent Madness can be turned into a family ritual, like lighting the Advent Wreath at dinnertime or saying bedtime prayers together.
Human beings break their promises. But God doesn’t break promises to us.
Jesus builds his church on the confession of a man with a sketchy record when it comes to firm faith.
This is the struggle of our time: disconnecting our children from devices and connecting them with the embrace of a loving, Christian community.
Teens played cards with retirees. Families sat together. Singles were welcomed to the table and made comfortable.
When Jesus enters the world of knights and gnomes, something magical happens.
In the next few posts, I’ll help you use your family time, or after school time, or weekend time to train 21st century heroes.
As the detritus of Christmas surrounds us, where do we see Jesus?