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What a friend we have in Jesus!
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What a friend we have in Jesus!

[notice]Musings around children’s ministry. Reflections on week 4 of 10 weeks teaching stint.[/notice] What a Friend we have in Jesus, all our sins and griefs to bear! What a privilege to carry everything to God in prayer! O what peace we often forfeit, O what needless pain we bear, All […]

Hoping against hope
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Hoping against hope

[notice]Musings around children’s ministry. Reflections on week 9 of a 10 weeks teaching stint.[/notice] He believed, hoping against hope, so that he became the father of many nations according to what had been spoken: So will your descendants be. — Romans 4: 18 So I’ve come to the last few days […]

Retiring the dragon!
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Retiring the dragon!

[notice]Musings around children’s ministry. Reflections on weeks 5 and 6 of a 10 weeks teaching stint.[/notice] Last week I sincerely hoped this thing with my classes would not end with me in a jail cell singing, “He had it coming! He had it coming! He only had himself to blame, […]

Enter the dragon!
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Enter the dragon!

[notice]Musings around children’s ministry. Reflections on week 4 of 10 weeks teaching stint.[/notice] Have you ever volunteered to help someone and then just as promptly wished you’d kept your mouth shut? One of the staff members has been off sick for more than two weeks now, and during this assessment […]

Look me in the eyes!
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Look me in the eyes!

[notice]Musings around children’s ministry. Reflections on week 3 of 10 weeks teaching stint.[/notice] This week I’ve had to battle the temptation to mindlessly fall into the rhythm of school life and just survive. The work is overwhelming and the ground we lost due to last week’s strike has set us […]