Trunk or Treat: A Church Halloween Alternative Idea


I had never heard of a Trunk or Treat until I became a children's minister a year ago. To be honest, I thought the idea was blasphemous to encourage trick or treating. I found out quickly that it was an excellent outreach event to our community. For those of you who have never heard of this or want to know more, then this article is for you! Trunk or Treat may be a great … [Read more...]

What’s a Christian Dad Suppose To Do: Randy Stinson

What follows is my rough paraphrase and summary of a talk from the 2010 Connecting Church and Home Conference. In this break-out session, Randy Stinson assumed a basic understanding of Ephesians 5:22-33. This message was more about an application for husbands as they lead their families. There are nine applications that build on one another. Randy Stinson is the Dean of … [Read more...]

6 Habits of Gospel-Centered Homes: Peter Schemm


What follows is a rough paraphrase and summary from the 2010 Connecting Chruch & Home Conference.  This session was comprised of the eleventh chapter of the forthcoming book, Trained in the Fear of God edited by Randy Stinson and Timothy Paul Jones. While we did not delve deep into each point Schemm has, we did gain a lot of insight through his trials and errors as well as … [Read more...]

John 3:16 Heart Coloring Pages (Free Valentine Printable)

Printable Coloring sheet with John 3:16 for valentine's day

If you're looking for Christian ideas for Valentine's day, this John 3:16 valentine printable should help. Use it for crafts in your Sunday School or children's church. We first posted it for Valentine's Day, but you could also use it on March 3-16 for John 316 day. It has the text of John 3:16 in a heart shape. The letters in the Bible verse are aligned to show the word … [Read more...]