Talking to Kids about Racism

Talking to Kids about Racism

Jesus is the potter and we need to let him mold us and our children while the clay is still wet. That is why it is crucial if you haven’t had conversations about race and racism with your children that you begin now. Start with just asking them,...

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Screen Time During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Screen Time During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Who knew that every kid in the state of Oregon would be doing school from home right now!? Amidst the toilet paper shortage and stay-at-home orders, our kids are spending hours on a computer doing school from home. While this is a necessity due to...

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Lord, Hear Our Prayer

Lord, Hear Our Prayer

Jesus loves for our children and grandchildren to talk to him. In Matthew 18, Jesus' disciples ask “Who is greatest in the Kingdom of Heaven?”  Jesus calls a little child to him and puts the child among them.  Then he says, in Matthew 18:1-4: “I...

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Faith Over Fear

Faith Over Fear

Matthew 14:29-31 New Living Translation (NLT) 29 “Yes, come,” Jesus said. So Peter went over the side of the boat and walked on the water toward Jesus. 30 But when he saw the strong[a] wind and the waves, he was terrified and began to sink. “Save...

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Let Us Love One Another

Let Us Love One Another

1 John 4:7 New Living Translation (NLT) 7 Dear friends, let us continue to love one another, for love comes from God. Anyone who loves is a child of God and knows God. This past month was Easter. It was a great time to share God’s love with our...

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Distance Learning Tips

Distance Learning Tips

Six weeks ago, I walked into a first grade class for the afternoon, not imagining it would be my last substituting job of the year. The world has changed for all of us in those weeks. In a manner of speaking, all of you have just taken over my job....

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How Does Your Garden Grow?

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Matthew 6:28-34 New Living Translation (NLT) 28 “And why worry about your clothing? Look at the lilies of the field and how they grow. They don’t work or make their clothing, 29 yet Solomon in all his glory was not dressed as beautifully as they...

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Psalm 27:14

Psalm 27:14

Hey Parents! Our household started the Covid-19 Isolation on Friday, March 13, 2020.  Yes, Friday the 13th! Little did we know that the world as we know it would change from that day forward.  I believe I have been more purposeful about...

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Esther

Esther

During these uncertain times, it seems as if the world is changing on a daily basis. Fear has crept into the hearts of people and it is easy to feel paralyzed by it all. During my reflection of the current events, God reminded me of the story of...

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Welcome to the Parent Blog!

Welcome to the Parent Blog!

"So encourage each other and build each other up, just as you are already doing." 1 Thessalonians 5:11Hi friends! Welcome to the ALC Kids Parent Blog! We are excited to have this new way to connect with you throughout the week. Our hope is to share...

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