A Wonderful Way to Share the Bible Story With Children

Two years ago I was invited to a mission event to teach children about Latin America. We’d gathered around our interactive map and labeled the Amazon River, the rain-forests and the mountains in Peru. We’d talked about how the children … Continue reading

Reading Challenges

Have you ever participated in a reading challenge? They can be so much fun, whether doing individually, as a group of friends, or as a family. Here are two favourites of mine: The I-Spy Challenge Person   Animal   Transport   Building   Tree   … Continue reading

What ever happened to family devotions?

Our family always struggled with how to make time for family devotions and how to make the time meaningful and fun. We wondered how to reinforce the lessons and values we were trying to teach. I wish we had had … Continue reading

Summer Reading Programs

Summer reading programs have been a part of my life since I was able to sign up for my first library card at the age of six. Setting goals on how much to read, picking out books, reading every day, … Continue reading

Make Reading A Family Adventure

Farmers and gardeners know you cannot make a plant grow. . . the plant grows itself. What you can do is provide the conditions for growth. (Creating the Conditions for Student Motivation, Ferlazzo) … Continue reading