Tag Archives: teaching children

Miss Thompson & Teddy

Today I feel led to share a story that I picked up years ago from well known pastor and author John Ortberg. It’s Ortberg’s story put into my own words. Miss Thompson was a 4th-grade teacher who had a student … Continue reading

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Sunday School

Most people don’t know that the Sunday Schools of today’s churches bear little resemblance to the original Sunday Schools of England’s late 1700s. Those schools were quite literally places of basic education where poor children could learn to read and … Continue reading

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Contemporary Vs. Traditional

(This article ran in the January, 2010┬áregional edition of The Blue Ridge Christian News.) At Disciples Road Church, we feature a balanced blend of music. Unlike churches that offer separate traditional and contemporary services, we just throw everybody together and … Continue reading

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