Crafty Ideas From Big Picture Bible Crafts Job 5:12 has never come up as a recommended memory verse, you never see it printed on wallet sized cards or adorning the front of notebooks, and yet I can think of many a Christian and specifically Sunday School teachers who would be encouraged to know they're not … Continue reading Hot off the Press
There's more to Easter than eggs And here are some gifts to help show it Kids, in my experience, ask a lot of questions. If you know a child between two and 10 you're undoubtably answering a lot of questions - and as frustrating as that can be; it's a fantastic thing! If you find … Continue reading Easter Gifts
There will be new stuff coming soon and there's plenty of good stuff already here I'm not posting anything new this week - my parents are coming to visit, I've recently started a mid-week preschool playgroup that requires a lot of planning, I've not been super organised and I've got some filling in the gaps … Continue reading Hang around:
Shrove Tuesday and the beginning of lent I live in America now where they think a pancake should be fluffy - whereas I know adding raising agents to the batter is WRONG - it should be as flat as a pancake. However you prefer your pancake today is a good day to consider what you'll … Continue reading Pancake Day!
Rosa Parks The faith of the woman who helped change America February is Black History Month and the Disorganised Sunday School is celebrating by posting some info on excellent Black Christians; both historical and modern day. Too often the face of Christianity is 'some white guy' and we're viewed by many parts of the world … Continue reading Black History Month
What to do When something horrifying turns up at your door It's nearly 31st of October and it's my first Halloween in America; they take it a lot more seriously here then they do back home. Last Friday I suggested some things you could do at a Light Party if you wanted a fun alternative … Continue reading Trick or Treat?!
Let the little children come to me and also mums, dads, grandparents, nannies, care-givers ... I have way more experience of toddler groups than is probably normal for a thirty-year old non-parent. I've helped run two different ones and regularly gone to two more as well as helping out with some 'spin-off' ministries. They are … Continue reading Toddler groups
Pilgrim's Progressed and we reached the end of this series Weeks four, five and six of Pilgrim's progress are up! As part of the story Bunyan wrote this song (well not this exactly but it's pretty similar) and I think it's fantastic in its teaching. I do find the traditional tune stirring: it is also … Continue reading The end of the journey
A Pilgrim's Progress and how it helps us realise what it really means to be a Christian I cried the first time I read it. When Christian loses his burden in the shadow of the cross: I broke down. I knew what that felt like and to my embarrassment I knew (and still know) I … Continue reading New Series!
Living a life that's different because that's what following Jesus looks like Here's another short youth work series: Distinctive Living. I adapted Vaughn Roberts book Distinctives into five short studies for teens. The idea being; it's hard as a teenager to stand out from the crowd and they need all the encouragement they can get that … Continue reading Distinctives