The one thing your preschool Sunday school lessons must include

By Sparkhouse October 1, 2018

As you think about your preschool Sunday school lessons and try out new things with your class,..

Your favorite blog posts from September 2018

By Sparkhouse September 28, 2018

Here in Minnesota, it seems like we were just getting ready for our first weekend up at the..

Faith is key to longevity

By Sparkhouse September 27, 2018

It's natural for people to want more. More prosperity, more status and prestige, more..

Saving a seat (and other Christian norms that speak "cliquish")

By Sparkhouse September 20, 2018

Adult small groups welcome participants to gatherings in words and actions, many of which are..

5 tips for boosting youth engagement in confirmation class

By Sparkhouse September 19, 2018

Today’s teens have busy lives and schedules – before school, after school, evenings, and..

Is your adult small group open or closed?

By Sparkhouse September 13, 2018

A small group leader gets a call from church-staff, asking if their group will accept new..

Youth confirmation: Gathering and applying feedback from confirmands

By Sparkhouse September 12, 2018

Whether your confirmation program runs years, weeks, or days, once you’ve presented each class..

Shared experiences at the heart of National Grandparents Day

By Sparkhouse September 6, 2018

While it’s true that I am an “Opa,” as we say in our house, neither Oma or I recall observing..

What's in it for me? Talking to youth about confirmation

By Sparkhouse September 5, 2018

Confirmation-age youth have a lot going on these days. Whether it’s a full schedule of classes..


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