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The Privilege of Teaching


I admit, while I like to plan for the future, I also look to the past. Recently I have been cleaning out boxes that have been in storage; boxes full of papers and notes from conferences and classes of years gone by. 908 more words

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Benchmarks for Christians

From time to time the Forma Facebook Group has a post from someone (clergy, youth minister, Christian educator) who is asking if anyone has a “rubric” for what children should learn in each year of “Sunday School” (or whatever you call it). 726 more words

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A World of Wonder

Last week I took two days off to spend time with my
just-turned-four-year-old granddaughter. The best I can describe it was two
days of wild imagination. 301 more words

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Intergenerational Taizé

Our Taizé services, held several times a year, have traditionally been attended by adults. For the service scheduled midway through Lent we wanted to make it more of an intergenerational event. 1,284 more words

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2019 Children's Curriculum Chart

What might have been used in children’s materials in the 1950s or 60s.
Not any more!

If it’s April it must mean I need to update my curriculum charts. 252 more words

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Reading is Fundamental*

Did you know that March is National Reading Month? For me, just about every month of my life has been a reading month. I was fortunate that my parents read to me a lot and we made weekly trips to the public library. 688 more words

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New Books!

Fall 2018 saw the launch of a bunch of great books I have edited and Spring 2019 is looking just as exciting.

One new area I have helped grow for Church Publishing is children’s books. 330 more words

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