It's advent today So Christmas stuff is back on the table What's new for Christmas? This Sunday School lesson on Matthew. We only have one lesson this year on Christmas, so it feels like there's a lot to cover. On the plus side Biblical literacy is at its highest on the events of Christmas so … Continue reading A brief break from Acts
A long overdue thanks to the many Sunday School teachers who have helped and taught me. Looking at the teaching and activities in this weeks Acts Overview (Lesson 3) I realised just how much of a debt I owe to the other excellent Sunday School teachers I have known. The teaching structure was based on … Continue reading I can’t do it alone:
Specifically more Peter Which, to be fair, means more Jesus and more of the Spirit I can't help thinking that Peter would prefer to be the subtitle, but I thought about for a while and decided that this way round gives me a more natural lead for starting this post... The second lesson in our … Continue reading More Acts
An Overview of Acts For Sunday Schools who have 5 weeks to spare So if you had to describe Acts in a tweet what would you say? (Actually do this and leave me 140 characters of Acts info in the comments down below). I had more than a tweet but just 5 weeks of Sunday … Continue reading New Series
Or why you haven't heard from me for a while "The shame is strong with this one" - Darth Vader I actually very much enjoy writing stuff for Sunday School - and I enjoy having the opportunity to share what I've written with other people. So you wouldn't think it would be over a month … Continue reading The shame of not blogging
How to help an anxious child One starting a new Sunday School class, for instance It should be no secret by now, if you've been reading this blog for a while, that I love Emma Scrivener's blog - A New Name - she's honest, straightforward, godly and occasionally poetic or humorous as the situation calls … Continue reading Reblogging:
About disabilities as school (and Sunday Schools) start This article - Please Talk To Your Kids About Disabilities - is a great read for parents and anyone who works with kids including Sunday School teachers and Youth Workers. It's so important that if we believe that everyone is made in God's image that we treat … Continue reading Talking to kids
Preparation Oh Lord, Truly you are God of gods and Lord of kings for you have revealed your mysteries. You have made known your salvation; you have revealed your righteousness in the sight of the nations. Help me to understand the mystery of your word. Not to read it assuming I know what you want … Continue reading A prayer for…
Finally! And with much rejoicing! The Jesus Rescues series for preschool groups is completed! It's been a month since I posted last saying that uploading this series was slow - so at least I'm consistant. You can now find the stories, craft and songs all uploaded! I've been busy writing new Sunday School lessons for … Continue reading At last!
Slowly but surely (That slowness is my uploading speed) Getting the God rescues New Testament series uploaded is taking it's time - sorry about that! There's about half of it up at the moment if you haven't seen it yet. I am somewhat reassured by the fact that the Spirit is making me more and … Continue reading Jesus Rescues!