The Value of Wondering…an Alternative Approach to Exploring Bible Stories with Children

As a Primary school teacher in England, my lessons were target driven and goal oriented. I had specific objectives that were measurable: Did the child know the letter A and the sound it made? If they did, we moved on … Continue reading

Sam and the Red Balloon

It’s Sunday morning, bright and early. I’m excited to be here, in Portland, Oregon, to meet my wonderful new granddaughter and spend time with her big brother. Sam is not yet two and a half. He’s utterly adorable, and utterly sweet. I … Continue reading