Flame: God Protects Me

This activity, based on Psalm 139, comes in two parts—a game and a craft—and is best for children between ages five and eight.

Flame: A Lesson in Self-Control

Today we continued studying the fruit of the Spirit by looking at self-control. We tried a game to start that involved marbles and cut up paper towel tubes.

Game of Thrones & Christians: What’s a Christ-Follower to Do?

A family member of mine recently sent me this article (“Can a Christian Watch Game of Thrones?”) and asked me to respond. The author argues that the show contains sex, violence and power struggles without the obvious good versus evil struggle contained in works like the blatantly Christian Lord of the Rings where the reader knows who will win.

A View from the Pew: Losing the Game Against Sports

There are three ways you can tell what people care about: what they talk about, how they spend their time, and how they spend their money. The scoreboard in church vs. sports shows sports with a sizable lead in all three categories.