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..

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..

10 Tips to Make Sunday School Autism-Friendly

By Linnea Peterson December 5, 2019

As an autistic adult who wasn’t diagnosed with autism until recently, there are plenty of things I..

Sunday school activity: Scramble prayers for children

By Cathy Skogen-Soldner August 6, 2019

Remember when your teacher put “Thanksgiving” up on the board and challenged your class to make..

Nurturing a Mindful Ministry

By Marissa Letscher July 30, 2019

Looking back over my early childhood in the Lutheran church, I've observed how deeply ingrained an..

Giving a Tried-and-True Song a Thrilling New Twist

By Cathy Skogen-Soldner July 16, 2019

Older songs are often good songs; however, if we repeatedly sing the same songs in the same way,..

How to start getting 'buy in' from the church to start a Sunday school program

By Linda Tibbitts June 25, 2019

How do you start? It's about asking questions! 

People sometimes ask, “How do you get buy-in from..

Sunday School Curriculum: How to evaluate curriculum

By Sparkhouse May 28, 2019

A ministry mindset of "know thyself" only takes us so far, however. When it comes to curriculum,..

Sunday School Curriculum: What kind of curriculum do I want?

By Sparkhouse April 23, 2019

What hopes do you have for your ministry? What physical and technological capabilities exist?..

Building an Intentional Church Nursery

By Sparkhouse April 22, 2019

Throughout the Bible, Jesus calls us to love one another. When disciples try to keep children out..


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