DC4K » One important point when ministering to kids in crisis and trauma – be present in the moment! – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

. Kids in trauma and crisis pick up on what is going on in your mind. This is especially true of kids from divorced situations. Your presence of mind makes a difference to a child who has experienced a crisis. These kids need you to be in the moment so to speak. Be there in your mind and your physical being. It’s as if they can read your thoughts, feel your heart and see your attitude toward them. I’ve often…

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DC4K » Happy 4th – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Single parent If you are a divorced parent and not with your children today on the 4th of July, give them a call, or text them. Let them know you are thinking of them, and wish them a safe 4th of July. If you have your children with you today, plan some kind of celebration, even if it’s just a picnic in your yard or a nearby park. Say a prayer thanking God for ourfreedoms and the people who have…

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When Should Christian Bookstores Pull Authors from Shelves and Online Listings?

Some of you know that when I’m not writing this blog and editing Christianity 201; when I’m not leading or assisting in weekend worship at a local church; when I’m not occasionally speaking at a church; during the rest of the time I am making decisions for our local Christian bookstore. One of the hardest decisions I made in 2018 was to remove books by Bill Hybels from our shelves. It isn’t that those books don’t contain much truth and…

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