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.
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.
It was apparent that the Lord had already been at work even before my prayer. He was working in the heart of Alene Bell, stirring in her heart that a change was on the horizon. When she first saw our InTouch ad announcing our search for a new preschool director, she sensed the Lord was calling her to this position. » 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.
God disciplines us for our good, that we may share His holiness. No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it. In parenting our children, we should prepare them to walk in the steps of Jesus who had to suffer before entering into His glory. » 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.
“Glory to God in the Highest and on earth peace, good will toward all people,” sang the angels. — Luke 2:14 I am currently in Vancouver celebrating Christmas with my wife’s side of the family – every other year we travel to Canada for Christmas. I won’t deny it: CBC’s Lessons and Carols is a […] » Read the rest of this post.
My soul magnifies the Lord and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior. For he has regarded the lowliness of His servant…And His mercy is for those who fear him from generation to generation. He has shown strength with His arm; He has scattered the proud in the thoughts of their hearts; He has brought […] » Read the rest of this post.
Stir up your power, O Lord, and with great might come among us; and, because we are sorely hindered by our sins, let your bountiful grace and mercy speedily help and deliver us; through Jesus Christ our Lord to whom, with You and the Holy Spirit, be honor and glory, world without end. Amen. Ah…to […] » Read the rest of this post.
I hope your first week of Advent went well! I’m sure you’ve noticed CBC’s Advent wreath at the front of the chancel. So why the candles and evergreen? The Advent wreath is usually a horizontal evergreen wreath with four candles and often, a fifth, white candle in the center. Beginning with the First Sunday of Advent, the […] » 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.
Happy New Year! Advent is the first season of the Christian liturgical year encompassing the four weeks leading up to Christmas. (2014: Nov 30, Dec 7, Dec 14, Dec 21). During Advent, we actually celebrate the beginning of the year for Christians! The word “Advent.” The term “Advent” stems from the latin word adventus, meaning […] » Read the rest of this post.
In his ministry Jesus is confronted by a rich young ruler who earnestly desires to inherit eternal life (Mark 10). He pleads with Jesus to tell him what he must do. Jesus answers him with a list that echoes the ten commandments and immediately the ruler declares, “All these I have kept from my youth!” […] » 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.
On June 1st, my then soon-to-be wife Lauren and I had the honor to be welcomed into the Camelback family as I began my new position as the Director of Youth Ministry. I have been overwhelmed with joy as God’s Spirit began revealing so many opportunities for the youth at Camelback. This summer has been […] » Read the rest of this post.