Topic: Children

September 16, 2020
Give Kids Music that Makes Much of Jesus

‘Jesus Kids’ teaches biblical truths using catchy tunes to help lay a gospel foundation for kids of all ages.

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March 6, 2020
Pastoring Those Who Had Absent Fathers

The hope my brother displayed every time he saw a car pass reminded me of the anticipation I was trying to suppress.

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February 28, 2020
I Loved Drugs More than My Kids

Below the surface of the chaos of my life, I had a deep desire to do what was right. But good intentions weren’t enough.

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February 14, 2020
What Should We Do About Schooling Our Children When Working in Hard Places?

Local school? Christian school? Home school? It’s a big decision, especially for those working in schemes and housing estates.

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January 15, 2020
Youth Work in Difficult Communities

How can those involved in youth work in difficult communities shine the light of the gospel into lives so often clouded in darkness?

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December 4, 2017
What Should I Tell My Kids About Santa?

In a recent conversation with another church planter’s wife, she asked me the question “What did you tell your girls about Santa?” I thought this would make a good blog for this time of year. Christmas has become so commercialised, and in lots of ways totally over the top. People overspend, overeat, over-drink, and if […]

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February 27, 2016
Youth Work in Hard Places

Session 4 of the 20schemes 2016 Weekender—Andy Prime chairs a discussion on Youth Work in Hard Places with other youth work practitioners from schemes around Scotland.

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February 4, 2016
A Review of a Dangerous Children's Book

Well, the title seems innocuous enough. It has some nice things said by (semi) influential/important people on the back. One of whom can’t wait to read it with his grandchildren, apparently! According to the blurb, this is a children’s book about thankfulness. After careful reading, I think there are some other issues going on underneath […]

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July 24, 2014
Child Abuse, Women, and the Local Church

Just this past week, a Scotsman was sentenced to 15 years in prison for shaking a 15-week old baby so hard that it is brain damaged and will need full time care for the rest of its life. For those who can stomach it, the story can be read here. It’s easy to picture these […]

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December 7, 2013
What Every Young Christian Needs to Know About the Bible

Our Youth leader is making a series of videos for young people in the scheme who have little to no idea about biblical Christianity. Here is their first offering. The young lady in the clip is my eldest daughter, Keziah.

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