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Help! I Need a Speaker

Help! I Need a Speaker

Karen Hodge April 4, 2016   On a weekly basis, I receive phone calls from women across our denomination looking for help. Some have been tasked with pulling off the annual Spring luncheon. They have someone covering table decorations but now they need a speaker ASAP. I hear the anxiety in their voice and I … Continued

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Please, Show Me How to Help!

Please, Show Me How to Help!

CB Campano February 1, 2016   I imagine most of you have had this thought at some point. A friend suffers betrayal, loss, depression, illness, guilt, or the like and, though you are eager to help, you just don’t know how. For the last ten years, I have had the privilege of helping women who … Continued

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Running on Empty

Running on Empty

Karen Hodge December 2, 2015   During this time of the year, there are many indicators that our lives are full. Consider all the delicious food that fills our stomachs at holiday meals.  Our wallets are filled with receipts from gifts purchased. Holiday décor overflows all the way to our street. So if our lives … Continued

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A Parent’s Toolbox

A Parent’s Toolbox

Lisa Updike November 16, 2015   This article was originally written for families at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Harrisonburg, VA, by the church’s Children’s Ministry Director, Lisa Updike. Therefore, it references practices and resources particular to a local church. However, most of the content gives applicable advice to parents as they seek to help their … Continued

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Children in Corporate Worship

Children in Corporate Worship

Barksdale Pullen November 16, 2015   During the Perimeter Conference lunch panel discussion, John Kwasny referenced teaching by Dr. Barksdale Pullen on the issue of children in corporate worship.  Many of you have asked about this, so here is a wonderful article he wrote on this several years ago.  (Remember, there are many different views … Continued

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Children’s Ministry 101: Lesson 1 – Begin with Parents

Children’s Ministry 101: Lesson 1 – Begin with Parents

Dr. John C. Kwasny November 11, 2015   This article was originally published by Dr. Kwasny on his blog at One Story Ministries. It can be found here. So, you’ve been called to lead your church’s children’s ministry.  Congratulations!  You are entering into the vital work of telling “the next generation the glorious deeds of our LORD … Continued