Responding to Young People's Mental Health Concerns

By Jonah Davis September 6, 2022

Compared to later in the academic year, many schools see a lot of reported mental health concerns..

Inclusive Language to Talk about Family

By Emily E. Ewing August 30, 2022

As people and families are increasingly able to be open and creatively authentic about who they are..

Approaching Political Issues in a Church Context

By Jessica Davis August 23, 2022

Tell us, then, what you think. Is it lawful to pay taxes to Caesar or not?” But Jesus, aware of..

Creating Routines for Preschoolers

By Amber Lappin August 16, 2022

Preschoolers sometimes get an unfair reputation. This adorable group of humans is known for being..

Keeping Tweens Engaged in Church

By Ruth Sall August 9, 2022

I love working with middle schoolers. It was a surprise to me, too. Tweens, preteens, late..

Incorporating Storytelling and Expressive Arts in Worship

By Rev. Carla Wilson August 2, 2022

During the summer, the congregation I serve has a tradition of taking the children’s sermon out of..

A Brief Introduction to Sparkhouse Digital

By Sparkhouse July 28, 2022

What is Sparkhouse Digital?

Sparkhouse Digital is an online platform that gives subscribers access..

Using a Rotation-Model Sunday School to Cultivate Volunteer Teachers

By Ruth Sall July 26, 2022

At this stage of the pandemic, people are reengaging as volunteers in their congregations. One area..

Talking about Family with Preschoolers

By Amber Lappin July 21, 2022

For young children, their families are essentially their whole world. Infants and toddlers depend..

Involving Everyone in Music

By Cathy Skogen-Soldner July 19, 2022

Music is all around us. We hear a melody in a bird’s song and the hum of the refrigerator. We..


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