Dar Tellum: 1970s Children’s Book about Climate Change Teaches my Son about Hope

Sorting through a box of elementary school mementos, I lifted a book out from under a class picture from 4th grade. My hand brushed over the cover with an odd title and intriguing illustration of a boy’s eyes and forehead merging with a mysterious swirling orb with a tiny face at the center: Dar Tellum – Stranger from a Distant Planet by James R. Berry. [Read more…]

When Psalm 23 Shepherded Me

Psalm 23, when we learn it by heart, can be the very presence of God shepherding us, restoring us, protecting us, guiding us, and blessing us with goodness and mercy. [Read more…]

Six Children’s Sermon Ideas for Earth Day

Earth Day is coming up and you need a children’s sermon for the worship service. How can you engage kids to help them grow in their faith and their love of God’s Creation? Here are five quick and easy ideas for a Creation-care children’s moment. [Read more…]

Welcoming Children into God’s Creation: 4 Things You Can Do Now

The well-being of children and the well-being of God’s Creation are fundamentally linked. Here are 4 things you can do to welcome children into God’s Creation. [Read more…]