christian life · family ministry · kidmin · youth ministry

A Tale of Three Boundaries…

This past weekend, I had the privilege of leading a workshop on teaching preteens and teens about helping them to say YES to God's plan for dating, marriage, and sex!  I know, God's crazy sense of humor in that...  🙂 As we're discussing setting rules for teens, we shared a lot of stories from our… Continue reading A Tale of Three Boundaries…

christian life · church life · family ministry · kidmin

monkey see, monkey do…

Yes, it's been a very long time since I last blogged... The last few months have been crazy non-stop... Well, last week, I stopped by my friend's house because I was in the area.  I got to spend some time w/ her 2 kids.  Her older one just turned 3 years old.  As I was… Continue reading monkey see, monkey do…

family ministry · my journey

letting go of my dreams for 2014

I'm a dreamer by nature.  I used to get distracted as a child because I was often daydreaming.  As an adult, I still daydream about the life I wish I had or hope to have.  I'm also a planner by nature.  I used to have a blueprint of how my life was suppose to be.… Continue reading letting go of my dreams for 2014

family · family ministry

Elevate & Celebrate Fathers…

Disclaimer:  I'm a little sensitive about this... but you'll find out why if you read on! If I remember correctly, about three weeks prior to Mother's Day, I started seeing blogs, facebook posts, hallmark commercials, articles, and ads about mother's day... about how we need to appreciate mothers and stories and stories about how awesome… Continue reading Elevate & Celebrate Fathers…

family ministry · kidmin

why I don’t resolve every conflict for kids…

Last week, I blogged about why I don't make kids say sorry.  We don't merely want to teach kids behavior, rather we want them to know how their actions affect other children and help kids grow in their spiritual formation even through conflict.  Similarly, I also don't come to rescue every child who is upset… Continue reading why I don’t resolve every conflict for kids…