Entries by JGreenhill

Cabin Fever

God’s word tells us, “Children are a gift from the Lord; they are a real blessing” (Psalm 127:3 GNT). But during the coronavirus pandemic, a lot of parents are suddenly stuck at home vexed by cabin fever and thinking, “What are we going to do with these kids?!”  Historians tell us there has been nothing […]

The Great Gift Exchange

We have celebrated the season of exchanging gifts.  The New Year of 2020 has arrived. We have entered a new decade.  At Christmas we give and receive gifts because God has held nothing back.  He has given us the greatest gift in his Son Jesus. The wise men, who were among the most learned scholars […]

Getting Our Priorities Straight

In a recent poll of Protestant pastors about priorities for children’s spiritual formation in their congregations, the Barna organization found that 73% of congregations prioritize Sunday School, 37% emphasize participation in worship, 36% focus on camps or Vacation Bible School, 33% concentrate on children’s church or youth groups, 29% work on training young people in […]