As we come to the end of 2018, we are grateful for our long-term readers of this blog as well as those of you who started reading this year, especially those who have subscribed to the Joy for the Next Generationse-newsletter.
We thought both long-term and new readers might appreciate a roundup of the 5 most read posts from this past year. We hope these can provide fresh encouragement for you as you prepare for 2019.
One thing that is sure and unshakable: God is ultimate in a child’s salvation. His sovereign grace will have the final say, not our efforts nor a child’s immature mind and heart. But we can better serve our children and students by applying wise discernment when we share the gospel with them.
It may feel like an overwhelming idea: keeping your children of all ages with you in church. But it is not only possible, it is rich with promise; and likely not as hard a transition as you might fear.
Are you looking for something to occupy your children through the long, cold winter days? One answer is to give the gift of great books! One such book is The Prince’s Poison Cup by R. C. Sproul.
There are times and situations where digital may be preferred and beneficial. But in the classroom and for our children’s personal study and devotions, I believe the printed Word is preferable. Even if you use a digital device to prepare your lesson, I would encourage you to read from a printed Bible in the classroom and encourage your students to do the same.
While acknowledging our utter dependence on God to bring about understanding and transformation, we can give children some tips that may help them experience the rich benefits of God’s Word.