Monday, December 16, 2013

Shepherdettes and Shepherds

Children's Christmas Programs. Is there a better way to get in the spirit of Christmas?

As our 4th & 5th grade choir prepared to present their "Living Nativity" musical, they gathered in the foyer, each in costume and awaited their cue. Angels with tilted halos. Wise men with crowns of paper.  The only thing missing was a baby doll Jesus swaddled in a towel. There were, however, shepherds with little stuffed sheep.

Monday, April 15, 2013

VBS - A Tale of Involvement

True confession time. I have had a love-hate relationship with Vacation Bible School.On the one hand, there are the huge relational wins of VBS: kids and adults spend time together around the Word and many of the kids come to know Christ for the first time.

On the other hand,