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3 Easy Ways to Maximize Summer Moments


Summer is a fun time of the year to celebrate God’s creation. There are so many ways to naturally bring God into a conversation during the summer months. Here are 3 easy ideas: Find a flower. Notice how most flowers are perfectly symmetrical when folded...

Road Trip!


Traveling down the road, speeding past cornfields, mountains or oceans. We gathered memories as we gathered miles. Watching an armadillo hunt for whatever armadillos hunt for as we ate lunch in the Kennedy Space Center parking lot. Heading to downtown Boston before dawn to get...

How to Bring Purpose to Summer


Bring purpose to your family’s summer Summer is a time for blowing bubbles, water balloon fights, and catching fireflies. It can also be a time to be more intentional with family devotions. Check out a new FREE resource from Awana. It’s called Go Together, Grow...

Why You Need to Lean Into Your Kids’ Questions


by Linda Weddle Dad, Were There Kittens on the Ark? Why did Noah build the ark? Were there camels on the ark? Snakes? Gophers? Hamsters? How about hippos? Hunh? Were there hippos on the ark? Lions? Llamas? Lambs? Hunh? Daaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaadddddddddddddddd! Were there? How about kittens?...

How Disciple-Making Happens at Home (Article + Video)


How Disciple-Making Happens at Home By Dan Lovaglia, Awana® Director of Leadership Development. Parenting can be encouraging and discouraging, and sometimes more than once in the same hour. We deeply desire to know, love, and serve our kids well, but the hustle and bustle of...

7 Ideas to Finish the School/Ministry Year Well


I think this time of year is even crazier than Christmastime. It happened to me again yesterday. I was adding something into my calendar only to find the time already blocked off for some other year-end thing. The amount of stuff going on during April...

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith

2 Timothy 4:7

Long Days, Short Years: Being Intentional Today


Check out this idea for being intentional in whatever season you are in with your children.