Emily E. Ewing

Helping Children Understand the Historical Context of Scripture

By Emily E. Ewing September 7, 2023

Understanding the historical context of scripture helps people of all ages engage more deeply with..

Teaching Kids the Literary Context of Scripture

By Emily E. Ewing August 22, 2023

Everywhere we turn, it seems that Scripture is being taken out of context and used to harm people..

Teaching Kids to Take the Bible Seriously, but Not Literally

By Emily E. Ewing July 27, 2023

Sometimes, Christian education doesn’t keep up with kids’ growing abilities to understand..

Talking to Kids about Gender

By Emily E. Ewing June 6, 2023

Gender has been a hot-button topic lately, and for many adults, it can be hard to know how to talk..

Celebrating Difference on Pentecost

By Emily E. Ewing May 2, 2023

Pentecost, commonly known as the birthday of the church, is one of my favorite holidays. It has..

Nurturing Kids' Curiosity through the Questions and Doubts

By Emily E. Ewing April 4, 2023

“What happened to all the poop on the ark?” “Why are there so many cars over there?” “How many..

The Importance of Symbols

By Emily E. Ewing March 7, 2023

Last month a neighbor alerted me about a white supremacist symbol that had been stuck to the..

Teaching Kids about Different Kinds of Love

By Emily E. Ewing February 7, 2023

As Valentine’s Day approaches, this is a great opportunity to talk to kids about love and different..

Teaching Children about Consent at Church

By Emily E. Ewing January 31, 2023

As children grow, they learn a lot about their own bodies as well as the bodies of those around..

Celebrate the Baptism of Jesus with Your Congregation

By Emily E. Ewing December 20, 2022

Each January, the first Sunday after Epiphany is Baptism of Jesus, where we read and talk about..


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