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1 Samuel: King Saul // What’s in the Bible?

King Saul The Israelites had the meanest bunch of enemies they had ever seen: the Philistines. They came from the sea around 1100 BC. The Israelites were scared of the Philistines (fear). All they had...

1 Samuel: Prophet Samuel and the Israelites Want a King // What’s in the...

Review A long time ago God created man and woman. We fell, we sinned, we ignored God and went our own way. With the stain of sin on us we had to leave God and live on...

Dear Parents: Here’s Some Language You Can Use with Your Children

I just sent this letter to the parents of our Followers students regarding what happened with the story we interacted with this past Monday. Followers is an after-school program that Hayward Wesleyan Church does...

Ruth // What’s in the Bible?

Review of Judges: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TzEAmeM7Qj0?rel=0&controls=0&showinfo=0] source YouTube Cycle of Apostasy Israelites would abandon God and worship idols. God would send them an oppressor to punish his people. The Israelites would cry out the the LORD for help. God would raise up...

Judges // What’s in the Bible?

Review of Genesis thru Joshua God made people to be close to him (Genesis 1-2). But our bad choices has broken God's creation and brought death into the world (Genesis 3). God wants to rescue us from...

This Is My Family’s Working Discipleship Plan

I received this email from a children's pastor a few weeks ago and I'd been thinking about how to respond. Here is the email: Hi Jeremy, I was reading your post at Kidzmatter on Have You...

Dads Need to Wrestle With Their Sons… Everyday

The longer I work with children and then watch them grow up into teenagers and young adults, I believe this to be true about boys: They need to be able to wrestle with their dads. Everyday. They...

Holy People Make Us Uncomfortable // Quote

source "Almost Christian," Kenda Creasy Dean, p. 38

How Important, Really, is Christianity?

Kenda Creasy Dean, in her book, "Almost Christian," details what most of American religion seems to be centered around: Moralistic Therapeutic Deism. On page 43, Dean uses this quote from C. S. Lewis which seems to...

Why Christians Practice Hospitality // Quote

source "Almost Christian," Kenda Creasy Dean, p. 33

When the Holy Spirit Humiliated Me

From my journal dated: June 1, 2014 Last Wednesday night, after small group, Alex Pena wanted to talk with me. He asked what I was thinking about Youth group next year... so I told him...

Parenting Is Inconvenient

From my journal dated: May 20, 2014 This morning was rushed. The girls slept till 7:50a. School starts at 8a. Sari woke up frustrated that she'd be late to school, but also didn't want to rush...

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