Kids draw the Darwinest things

My four-year-old was given a worksheet in Sunday School posing the first question in the Westminster Shorter Catechism for Children. She colored it…creatively. There could be some sticky questions!

Sunday, August 19th, 2012

How to teach our children to write in pencil

Recently I heard a Sunday School teacher of young children bubbling about how many catechism questions her children had learned that year; I should note that she was not bragging, since she doesn’t teach the catechism herself, but was commending the parents and children for their hard work because of how important it is for […]

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

Evolution as creation: for the kids

How many times have I solicited suggestions for children’s materials of one sort or another presenting evolution as creation? I gnashed my teeth when one highly capable friend (who has since gone into hybernation!) mentioned that his version of this project had been put on the back-burner. I thrilled to see someone else also show interest in […]

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

Cultivating good theology

Daniel Kirk at Storied Theology has a great post up in which he’s critical of an article in the current Christianity Today theme this month by J. I. Packer and Gary A. Parrett in praise of catechism. Now I must say, since we’re attending a Presbyterian church now (I’m actually serious), my kids have recently been learning […]

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010