– Dr. Ken Coley I am sure you have been or will be confronted at some point in your ministry with a parent who will ask, “Pastor, how should I educate my children?” Will you respond with advice from your past? Will you avoid conflict by simply pointing them to the school down the street?…

I am sure all of you have been in conversations in the local church or with leaders from other churches where the validity of Sunday School is questioned. Most of those conversations are usually built upon assumptions based on one’s legitimate experience of an unhealthy Sunday School model versus a historical and strategic look at…

– Ken Braddy Today I want to call your attention to a book you probably don’t have in your library. The book is an old one, The True Functions of the Sunday School, by one of my heroes, Arthur Flake. Written in 1930 and revised several times, this timeless treasure of advice from LifeWay’s first…

– Bill Taylor I was shocked to receive a writing assignment from the Baptist Association of Christian Educators titled, The Leadership Vacuum in Church Leadership, yet that title is an apt description of most churches today. The word vacuum stems from the Latin adjective vacuus for “vacant” or “void.” The word meaning of vacuum is…

“Zoombombing” has begun to take place now that so many are using the online meeting platform, Zoom. It’s a great resources but, as with all technology, there are those who wish to use it to call attention to themselves and interrupt people who are trying to serve others. Here are 6 steps that could protect…

– By Donna Peavey Feelings of excitement and anticipation flooded over me as I prepared to share the truths from the Bible with the children in my class! I arrived early and prepared the room, setting out Bible learning activities and placing a basket of rhythm sticks by my chair in “the circle.” The children…