One Metaphor Is Not Enough

Furrowing my brow, straining for clarity, I peered into young faces and saw what I'd been hoping for -- understanding! My assignment this week?  Teach five of Jesus' "I Am" statements, mind-blowing truth about a God with skin on who used words to explain His purpose and His power in a monumental leap from the… Continue reading One Metaphor Is Not Enough

When Are Children Ready for John Owen?

It 's an occupational hazard, I suppose -- twenty years of child-rearing and almost twice that of standing in front of random groupings of kids and teens in hopes of teaching them something from the Bible.  It's no wonder, then, that when I want to make sure I understand something, I imagine communicating it to children. … Continue reading When Are Children Ready for John Owen?