Few things are as rewarding and challenging as Children’s Ministry, as Renovaré Ministry Team member, Lacy Borgo, knows well. She is the creator of the Life with God for Children, a homeschooling mom, and a Sunday School teacher. Here, she shares about praying in unexpected ways with children.
Parenting inevitably involves conflict.
Helping young adults learn to govern themselves taxes the character of the parent.
Esmeralda the Young, was grounded from the one thing she loved most– reading. The arguing really pushed her mother, Lilith the Lovely, over the edge.
I remember when “it” first came up. We were in the chicken coop collecting eggs. A rooster jumped on the back of a hen, and my tenderhearted first grader whacked him with a stick. “He’s hurting her,” she explained. “Um, not exactly,” I stammered.
Today parents and church leaders are lamenting the fact that children who have been raised with the foundation and knowledge of our faith are leaving it. [One] solution lies in the advice of St. Jerome and John Chrysostom who wrote about this in the 3rd century.