As a father or two little ones, and a pastor to a few more, I appreciate Ken’s wisdom and grace as he responds to this urgent question (as a father and pastor):
Ken Wytsma, President of Kilns College and Pastor of Antioch Church in Bend, OR, talks about the effects of American consumerism and envy on children. [via :redux]
From GEEKDAD on Wired.com (via churchm.ag): The 5 Best Toys of All Time.
What do you think made the list?
A few of my favorites:
- G.I. Joe?
- Hot Wheels?
- Train Set?
Their list was far better…
Tonight Kari asked our son, “Dutch, what did you learn tonight in kids’ church?”
Dutch: “About King Josiah.”
Kari: “What did you learn about Josiah?”
Dutch: “They cleaned out his kingdom.” (palace)
Kari: “Oh. What did they find when they cleaned it out.”
Those would be scrolls my son.
They found the scrolls of God’s words, lost for generations, and now theirs to renew their knowledge and love for Him in true worship.
We crossed paths with this squirrel in the park next to Buckingham Palace in London
A photo from Winter:
When the sun comes out to play we’ll have to figure out other things to do!