One of our little seven-year-olds worked her way through the crowd of adults in Fellowship Hall last Sunday to give me a gift. She even pushed big, Bill Johnson out of the way to get to me. The gift she gave is the drawing she made in church, but she gave me (and now I share it with you) so much more!Read More →


I have often found that adults have higher amounts of anxiety about how death impacts children than their children often do (I can’t say the same is true of teens and tweens). Children often pickup on adults’ anxiety and can be confused about death and dying because adults tend to speak so abstractly about death.  Children need us to be direct and share age-appropriate, concrete information about death.Read More →