Happy Lunar New Year

Thoughts on a Worldwide Christianity and how to open our eyes to it This weekend there will be celebrations all over the world - predominantly in Asian populations - because it is the Lunar New Year. Except here in Chicago we're celebrating next weekend; 'cos the cool kids show up late to the party?! I … Continue reading Happy Lunar New Year

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Onesimus’ story

Wonderful Worksheets and all the drama of a situation The last of our first person dramas captures Onesimus' side of the story Paul tells in his letter to Philemon. I find having a story told in this way, whether it's read off the page or acted out, is a great addition to reading from the Bible; … Continue reading Onesimus’ story

More from Paul

Looking at letters Helping kids access non-narrative texts They're one of the things we spend most of our time on in Church and Bible studies, they're where most of our theology comes from and they're crucial to how we interpret the Bible. Yet the New Testament letters (19 out of 27 books) are infrequently covered … Continue reading More from Paul

Philippians 3

Busy, Busy, Busy! Apologies for a super late post. I have been holiday-ing and holiday clubbing and holiday club prepping (not in that order) and I'm afraid that you may well have been waiting longer for this blog post than the 1st cenury church were waiting for Paul's letter. And if I think I'm busy … Continue reading Philippians 3

New Series!

Paul's Letter to the Philippians (or Phillippians Phillipians Fillipians Philipeans) Please tell me I'm not the only one who always questions if I've spelt it right? I was really excited to get to do this series; so much of what we do with kids is narrative based - and don't get me wrong that's great! … Continue reading New Series!