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Child praying

Where have all the children gone?

When I get ready for pulpit supply at a church one of the first things I ask for is their bulletin or order of service so I can start to plan. I love it when it comes along with an email that says, “Don’t worry about the children’s story, we have someone who does that.” […]

Are we giving our children the best?

Originally posted May 3, 2010 Today I got to go to the Presbyterian Church in Canada head office for the first (but probably not last) time. I was there to be interviewed by the Education and Reception Committee. They will decide whether or not I can be processed as a General Assembly student as I […]

Is Sunday Morning Service Sacred?

Originally posted October 14, 2012 I was driving my 11 year old son, Isaac to swimming lessons this week. On the way I remarked, “If you pass this level you’ll be in Aqua Leader Corps with Samantha.” (Samantha is his 15 year old step-sister.) “Oh no!” he said, “Does that mean I have to go […]