Seven Ways to Recruit Local Artists for Creative Arts Camp

By Dawn Rundman February 20, 2020

Once you read Chapter One in Sparkhouse’s latest release titled Creative Arts Camp: Four Summer VBS..

A Purity Curriculum? Really?!

By Erik Ullestad February 13, 2020

If you found yourself wondering why Sparkhouse was making a purity curriculum, let me reassure you..

Making Ash Wednesday Services Accessible to Families

By Reverend Anne Edison-Albright February 6, 2020

Blow the trumpet in Zion;

   sanctify a fast;

call a solemn assembly;

   gather the people.


Have a Deeper Conversation about Race with Dialogues On: Race

By Sparkhouse February 5, 2020

It’s Black History Month. Plenty of events in the last decade or two have pushed us toward a..

What Young People Need to Hear around Valentine's Day

By Sparkhouse February 4, 2020

Valentine’s Day is coming up! For elementary-age kids, Valentine’s Day likely means they’ll..

Preparing for Martin Luther King Day

By Sparkhouse January 14, 2020

Next week is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Some of us will have the day off; sometime this week or..

Talking to Your Youth about New Year's Resolutions

By Sparkhouse January 2, 2020

Happy New Year! For many, the beginning of the new year is a time to make resolutions to change..

Your ADHD Pastor and You

By Pastor Kay Rohloff December 19, 2019

While there’s less written about how it affects adults than children, ADHD is a condition that..

The Challenges of Taking Communion while Neurodivergent

By Joy Caires December 17, 2019

If you were to chunk up the worship service into bits, you might describe it fairly simply—we pray,..

4 Ways to Teach Nonverbal Kids in Sunday School

By Kathryn Watson December 12, 2019

My son is five years old, and he doesn’t really talk. He’s trying, and we’re hearing a few words..


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