In his book, Parenting: 14 Gospel Principles That Can Radically Change Your Family, Paul David Tripp writes, “If someone were to ask you what the ultimate job of a parent is, what would you answer? Well, your answer is here. Your job is to do everything within your power, as an instrument in the hands of […] » Read the rest of this post.
As parents we want the best for our children. We want to see them flourish and experience life at its best. But sometimes we approach the attaining of this fine goal in the wrong way. We excessively correct or critique our child(ren) doing this in the name of helping them be their God-given best. We […] » Read the rest of this post.
The questions parents can have are myriad. They include: What is my responsibility as a parent regarding my child’s spiritual development? What does God expect of me? How do I teach my child about God? Are there recommended materials? Why doesn’t my child listen to me when I ask him to do something? How should […] » Read the rest of this post.
The African proverb “it takes a village to raise a child” holds true in our society and in the Christian church. Take a moment to reflect upon your upbringing and those who helped raise you. Was it solely your parents? What about other relatives? Were you raised in a church community? For me, it truly […] » Read the rest of this post.
Preparation is important for all the activities of our life, but it is especially important that we be prepared for life - that we be prepared to “really live.” We want to partner with parents to prepare their children for living in this world as children of God. » Read the rest of this post.
I watched people whom I’ve never seen before leave with joyful expressions, having been in Christ’s home and having experienced something very supernatural as we all learned about sacrifice and giving. » Read the rest of this post.
Our summer camps are not simply a place where we keep children occupied, but a place and time where each child is challenged to develop spiritually, physically, aesthetically, musically, and socially. » Read the rest of this post.
Family of Christ, I want to commend to you the use of a Calendar of Bible Readings (several are provided below), mostly because it will get you into the Scriptures on a consistent basis, or rather ―it will get the Scriptures into you! Anyone familiar with the Bible knows how important God’s Word is, for […] » Read the rest of this post.
For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sake he became poor; so that you by his poverty might become rich. — II Corinthians 8:9 Every year in LOGOS Kids Club, we love to take on a project at Christmas time. As a practical way […] » Read the rest of this post.
As Camelback School for the Arts enters its second year, we rejoice in the idea that God has given us the opportunity to touch lives at Camelback Bible through music, painting, and drama, along with other disciplines. I would like to share with you where we are presently and where God is leading. As of […] » Read the rest of this post.
For most families with children, the new school year has already begun. Children, equipped with a plethora of school supplies, have made their way to meet new teachers and students (unless, of course, they are schooled at home) commencing another year of studies. At Camelback we are gearing up for the new year as well. […] » Read the rest of this post.
Vacation Bible Camp – what a great week! I’m still singing the Agency D3 song in my sleep, but it was all worth it! Rachael White, Gina Collins, and I were exceptionally blessed this year with a strong and eager team of 90 volunteers and the sweetest 230 kids we could’ve ever prayed for during […] » Read the rest of this post.
As I was returning home from our annual children’s choir trip, I began composing in my head how I wanted to relay to you, our church family, the wonderful experiences and blessings that God gave us while in San Diego. I decided rather than giving only my perspective of our trip, I wanted to let […] » Read the rest of this post.
It has happened a couple of times before…..SNOW at Spring Fling Retreat! Not that the children minded at all. They have a way of turning snowflakes into lots of fun! And that they did! And, add this spontaneous fun to the other activities (zipline, climbing wall, the gaga pit, bomb the pins, the eliminator, archery, […] » Read the rest of this post.
“Poco a Poco”, a musical term meaning little by little, is exactly how God is blessing us with a growing children’s music ministry. Only through His blessing are we able to impact the lives of children within our body as well as outside our church community. You will find, on most Sunday evenings, upwards of […] » Read the rest of this post.