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Stocking Stuffer Suggestions

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my annual list of ideas for Christmas gifts for kids...

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A Testimony of Family Discipleship (part 2)

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Tina Miller's father shares his testimony of family discipleship....

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A Testimony of Family Discipleship

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in an interview Tina Miller's father, Gene Burke, shares his testimony of family discipleship...

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Recession Dance

Sarah shares a way to exercise your creativity at home....

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Summer is on the Way!

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Here are a few things planned for families this summer....

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Quarantine reading

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Tina Miller shares some of what she's currently reading....

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A minute (or more) for Missions

A visit with Andy and Emily Eatough to update us on their life during the coronavirus shutdowns....

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Stocking-stuffer ideas for families

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Reviews of several gift ideas for children and parents....

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Inviting Children to Encounter Jesus

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Family ministry summer intern, Kate Cupp, reflects on VBS....

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A Word to Anyone Helping in Children’s Ministry (or the boring and inappropriate title)

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God uses ordinary people in his redemptive story...

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Book Review: resource to help parents (and others) lead children to clarity about gender identity

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New book helps parents, mentors, pastors, youth ministers, children’s ministry volunteers, or simply friends "bring clarity to young minds in a world that is spinning in confusion" ...

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A Summer Rest from Sunday School

As summer is quickly approaching, we again take time to give thanks to God for another great year of Sunday School teaching. We are blessed with godly and capable teachers at every level of Sunday School. I hope that this past year, God has grown you in some way as you or your children experienced Sunday School. As last summer, this year the Session, the Christian Discipl...

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A Model for Family Worship

Yesterday, I wrote about the importance of Family Worship. If you never have tried Family Worship or you are looking for a new model, let me suggest one example: Read, Sing, Pray. Keep in mind, this is not the only way to do Family Worship. So if you have a pattern that works for you, keep it! Our practice takes only 10-15 minutesmuch more and our family would probably spo...

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Prioritize Family Worship

Let's just admit something. There are two responses when someone sees the words, "Family Worship." The Traumatic Response Some of you hear the phrase and begin to shudder, having traumatic flashbacks of trying to do devotions with your children in the midst of tears, fighting, or squirrely kids. In fact, there is probably a counseling center somewhere devoted simply to t...

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Give a book this Christmas!

Looking for books to give at Christmas? Here are some suggestions for children as well as grown-ups. Merry shopping!...

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Why are all those kids in the worship service?

We have chosen to include our children in our regular worship services at ECC rather than having a separate children's church. Why is that? And how can we, as grown-up members of the congregation, support our families as they seek to train their children in worship?...

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