Archive for March, 2012

March Guys Journey

This group of young men headed up to the Northwoods yesterday on the first Journey to the Heart of 2012! Please pray that they would “be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding; that [they] might walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing, being fruitful in...

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One Week in Peru!

 “Also I heard the voice of the Lord, saying, Whom shall I send, and who will go for us? Then said I, Here am I; send me.” Isaiah 6:8 As this is being posted, I am currently in Peru! Memories flood back from my last journey to Peru, in December of 2011…. Even though seven days...

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ALERT—Strong To Serve

The Lord used the Journey to the Heart in Sam's life to help him open up and build a stronger relationship with his Mom. This past year he went on to join the Air Land Emergency Resource Team (ALERT) in Big Sandy, TX. "As I drew closer to the Lord on my Journey, I started talking with Him one on one...

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Teaching Children Part 4: Storytelling

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="Chad is a great teacher"][/caption] Well, this is our last evening of training with Chad and Alissa Christiansen from In the Gap. It was tons of fun! Chad spent the whole time giving tips and illustrations of good and bad storytelling. I didn't...

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Teaching Children Part 3: Object Lessons

Good evening everybody! Tonight’s session on teaching children was a lot of fun. We learned practical tips about using object lessons from Alissa Christiansen and Esther Staddon from In the Gap. An object lesson uses common objects to teach spiritual truths in a way that is clear, interesting, and...

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Teaching Children Part 2: Stepping on Stage

Good morning! Our team gathered at 8:00 this morning for another great hour of training with Chad Christiansen from In the Gap! This morning we talked about getting comfortable with stepping out on stage! Pray before you start Be prepared Have a plan of what you intend to accomplish in...

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Teaching Children Part 1: Five Levels of Learning

Hey everyone! This evening I’m blogging from a training weekend with Chad and Alissa Christiansen from In the Gap ministries. It’s being held here at the IBLP Headquarters in Oak Brook, IL. Tonight’s session was on 5 Levels of Learning: Rote Learning – The student will have the ability to...

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