Super Heroes and Scaredy Squirrels

In my mind, I really do want to be Wonder Woman—the greatest superheroine ever.  As a young girl, I was enamored by Lynda Carter with all……


Raising Rule Benders, Breakers, and Believers

It’s hard to condemn the creativity. Let’s admit it. There is something in each of us that admires a person who pushes the boundaries just a bit.…


A Little Bunny and a Lot of Jesus

Explaining the Easter bunny is a lot like explaining Santa. Santa is easy because that was simply the nickname given for St. Nicholas—who is a great…


God Created Your Child to Imagine

Why did God give us imaginations? We were made in his image. A fun day at the zoo is a window into the amazing imagination of God. What was God…


Why is He Wearing a Dress?

Kids have always asked hard, surprising, and embarrassing questions, often when we are standing in the middle of a crowded store or restaurant. The…


What to Teach About Satan

I remember seeing The Omen when I was in college. My theologian fiancé had to write a paper about the biblical position of the movie and asked me to…