Good Friday can bring challenging conversations with kids. Here are ideas and resources to help.
I taught my chapel kids the Lord’s Prayer. They taught me that I am still and always learning prayer.
The church calendar has no time for frenetic, harried mindlessness. (Which is a shame, because I’d be great at that.)
My daughter tried to make a deal with God – not the point of prayer. But so did the Psalmist.
I made a handout to teach my parish the practice of Compline. I wasn’t sure quite what would happen when I took five home.
A giveaway of children’s books from ZonderKidz includes short reviews of each one. Great for thinking through the Easter basket!
I’ve slowly come up with a few small things that might at least plant the seeds of understanding “life from death” for our secular grandchildren.
When the priest invited her flock to come and see the new table, to worship in the round, to try something new, four little feet—and the two little boys they belong to—took her seriously.
Persecution, betrayal, torture and agonizing death don’t make for contented bedtime stories or heart-warming conversation around the dinner table. How do we help little ones understand Lent?
Lent is a perfect time to teach your children what it means that Christ is our Good Shepherd. Here’s a plethora of children’s books to help you do just that.