Tag Archives: Jesus

Journey to the Cross

Here we are in the first days of Lent.  During this season, we stand in the shadow of the cross and come face to face with the messiness of our lives. It is our challenge to keep our eyes on … Continue reading

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Transfiguration Thaumatrope

Our weekly Sunday School program at Our Saviour is based on the lectionary. Every so often I have trouble finding craft or activities for lessons that are not too complicated, not heavy on supplies and still help the kids to … Continue reading

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Room for Christ

Yesterday we were ready to start Sunday school and so I asked all the kids to make sure they had written their names on the activity sheet they had while everyone was arriving. As they started putting their sheets to … Continue reading

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40

I can’t remember anymore how I came across this video, but I really love it. Quite simply, it is a video with 40 drawings of Jesus in the Wilderness: Last year I used it for the first youth meeting in … Continue reading

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There’s a Spark in You so Let it Shine!

I enjoy being able to incorporate music into our time together.  There are many secular artists who have powerful messages to share through their songs.  But much of the music that is on the i-pods of our young people is … Continue reading

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How Do We Welcome Others?

Recently I preached to a small group of people. The sermon came, in part, out of the number of people who had recently told me about how they had not been welcomed in the church or were leaving their church … Continue reading

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Carrying the Cross

Earlier in the year I was with some of our new acolytes. They had come out on a Saturday morning to be trained to help lead worship. They were going in pairs to light the altar candles for the first … Continue reading

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An “Imposter” Faith

A recent CNN article talks about the recently published book “Almost Christian” by Kendra Creasy Dean. The book looks at the changing face of Christianity for teenagers, but perhaps not in the way you might expect. It argues that teenagers … Continue reading

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Welcome!

Welcome to the NEW Children, Youth and Family Ministries Blog. Through this blog, we want to share the good things happening in our churches. We want to help leaders find ideas and resources and be refreshed. We want to build … Continue reading

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