A brief break from Acts

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

Advertisements

I can’t do it alone:

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:

Fun and Games

With Lootro Games Teaching Biblical literacy through card games Here's a recommendation for families and Sunday Schools alike. I found Lootro Games while looking for pictures to illustrate the God's Rescue Stories for preschoolers. What I found was a series of card games to play using biblical people, objects, animals and even numbers. They look … Continue reading Fun and Games

It’s international women’s day

and an excuse for another Inspirational Christian and, yes, I've picked a woman There were soooooo many women I could have picked as being inspirational, Godly, Christ-following women. Women whose example we could all follow; writers like Emma Scrivener, missionaries like Jackie Pullinger, ordinary women whose names you wouldn't recognise, women throughout history, women whose … Continue reading It’s international women’s day

Happy New Year!

Remembrances and resolutions For the blog and for your Sunday Schools too It's nearly 2018 - in case you hadn't noticed. And everybody is in that 'fresh start' mode whether it's buying gym memberships, taking up veganuary or resolving to read their Bible more often. We're also looking back at 2017 and evaluating the good … Continue reading Happy New Year!

Get ready for

Thanksgiving The non-turkey variety It's about to be my first thanksgiving and we've been invited round to some friends to experience this very American tradition in all it's glory. What I've written is not at all related to the history of America - I'm not remotely qualified to do justice to that - but is … Continue reading Get ready for

Seven

is not a lucky number but it is where we're up to in the ten commandments Check out the session for commandment number seven here. Those of you who are much more clued up than I am will have realised that the seventh commandment is 'Do not commit adultery' which is not the most straightforward … Continue reading Seven