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

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I know I said I wasn’t posting but…

Safeguarding Tips from a parent and youthworker There is middle ground in the world of safeguarding: it lies somewhere between let-everyone-work-with-young-people-and-don't-bother-checking to the-bureaucracy-trap-where-no-one-is-allowed-in-the-church. A church needs a safeguarding policy and all church leaders and helpers need training to protect themselves and the kids - not negotiable. If you're not sure you're doing it right checkout … Continue reading I know I said I wasn’t posting but…

Easter plays

Teens and Drama Go together like eggs and chocolate So the thing about eggs and chocolate is you need the right combination. Chocolate shaped like eggs - great! Boiled chocolate - not-so-great. Here are a couple of Easter plays that work great when combined with teenagers. There's comedy, they're short enough to learn, you can … Continue reading Easter plays

Easter Gifts

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

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!