Follow The Star (Scavenger Hunt for Kiddos…)

Follow The Star (Scavenger Hunt for Kiddos…)

Merry Christmas!  For those of you with younger children, I wanted to share a little “Follow the Star” Scavenger Hunt I did when my girls were younger.  (Can you tell who’s preparing a Sunday School lesson for tomorrow morning…)  Employing some...
Why We Don’t Believe in Santa

Why We Don’t Believe in Santa

I take no delight in stirring up trouble. But since everything we do and don’t do as parents teaches our children, I feel compelled to express a few thoughts on the matter of presenting the Santa Claus fantasy as fact to our children.  This I do with the single aim of...
It’s Personal

It’s Personal

A danger lurks for some of us who have grown up hearing the biblical Christmas account. We can forget that the details should evoke a response that goes beyond simply retaining facts about angels, shepherds and mangers.  We can become so accustomed to the events...