“Hey, that’s mine”

Guest blogger: Richie Malone

Toddlers say that when they get a toy pulled from them. I used to tell my sisters that when I caught them wearing something from my closet. Even a few adults think it when they go to sit in that same familiar spot in church and someone else has taken their seat. But, that possessive declaration can also be applied in a good way. Our pastor began a sermon …

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Children Can Memorize

By Linda Massey Weddle

Children can memorize – often more easily than adults. They recite sports statistics, umpteen jokes, song lyrics and can repeat dialogue from movies or television shows with precise accuracy.

They also can memorize For God so loved the world …

Sometimes adults say that children can’t memorize or that they don’t understand what they’re memorizing. So why bother trying?

I’ve been in children’s ministry for a few …

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Mary had a little lamb

(This blog post used with permission: Dr. Mark Hitchcock, Pastor, Faith Bible Church, Edmond, OK, Adjunct Faculty, Dallas Theological Seminary)

“She will bear a Son; and you shall call His name Jesus, for He will save His people from their sin” (Mt 1:21).

The best-known, best-loved nursery rhyme of all time is undoubtedly “Mary had a little lamb.” Someone has poignantly rephrased the verse as a vivid reminder of who Jesus is …

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