This post was written by guest writer Amy Fenton Lee. One of the biggest obstacles to starting or growing a special needs program is the intimidation that comes with a lack of understanding or knowledge of the disability world. Writing on this topic has involved learning new lingo and understanding the importance of very particular […]
This post was written by guest writer Marlene LeFever Boys are biologically, developmentally, and psychologically different from girls. Only recently have we begun to realize that boys and girls don’t always thrive in the same classroom. Neurologist Dr. Bruce Perry of Houston said, speaking about boys, “Very well-meaning people have created a biologically disrespectful model
This post was guest written by Carlton McDaniel. Every person, regardless of their age, has been impacted by the rapid changes in the special needs community. The media has created a new awareness in our society by highlighting success stories about individuals with special needs. Medical advances and assistive technology are expanding a child’s once-limited
This post was guest written by Jeff Smith. We were made for praise. The Bible says, “Let everything that has breath praise the Lord.” Psalm 150:6 The breath becomes voice and movement when we express our worship in praise. We know that praise is physical because many of the words used in the Hebrew language
This blog was written by Dave Harff, a guest writer for INCM. The first thing I discovered in the amazing world of children’s ministry is that indeed kids can be involved in leading ministry and be effective. Meet Vinny When I was first in ministry, every time I started setting my puppet stage with two
This post was guest written by Jeff Smith. As children’s ministry leaders, can you qualify what your children actually ‘do’ in worship? Have you ever sought to bring intention to your teaching on the subject of worship in children’s church? When someone says, “Come, let’s worship,” what do you think of doing? What is Worship?
This post was written by guest writer Johanna Townsend. It is possible to help kids learn to give. For children to learn the spiritual rewards that giving to others provides, even in a culture obsessed with stuff and accumulating things, adults can model giving and provide opportunities for children to participate. Teaching the biblical importance