Pancake Sundays I saw this commercial for HomeGoods just now and I thought it would be great to share! Two of the most common questions I get are, “How can we get started with simple church?” and “How are children involved in simple church?” I thought the commercial illustrates potential answers to both!
By Karla Duerson Gavin asked today, “In what way does God want me to be more childlike in my humility?” referring to Matthew 18:2-4 from the Bible. Nothing personal came to mind at first. Then later when I was cleaning up from our Simple Church gathering, something came. It was a new thought based on a familiar dilemma. Normally, after everyone leaves I busily and easily put all the dishes in the washer, scrape the leftovers into the garbage disposal, put the toys in the bin, place books on the shelf, but then I come to the elements. I go… Read More »Communion Lessons: Childlike Humility
As long as there are folks who are trying to migrate into simple church from traditional church backgrounds, this question will be around. For this post I would like to stick to some practical tips on how you can creatively involve your children in simple church gatherings.
“Today” is a movie about the importance of children in God’s global plans. It was released by the Global Children’s Forum at the Lausanne World Congress in Oct 2010.