Category Archives: Lisa Smeaton

10 Reasons to Bring Your Child to Sunday School

While sleeping late can be nice, have you considered the benefits of Sunday School attendance for your child? Here are 10 reasons to make it a priority in your family. 1. Age Targeted Teaching: Where else can your kids get … Continue reading

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Devotional Resources for Parents

As 2018 begins, it’s fun to start new habits. Many of us at Bethel Grace are reading through the Bible together and it got me thinking about the children of our church and how they can grow in grace and … Continue reading

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Light of the World

  And this is the judgment: the light has come into the world, and people loved the darkness rather than the light because their works were evil. For everyone who does wicked things hates the light and does not come to … Continue reading

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Craving Control

I recently finished a book that was so practical and inspiring that I wanted to blog about it! It’s entitled Control Girl- Lessons on Surrendering Your Burden of Control from Seven Women in the Bible by Shannon Popkin. The author … Continue reading

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The Five Emotional Stages of a VBS Worker

https://fightoffaithblog.wordpress.com/2017/06/20/the-five-emotional-stages-of-a-vbs-worker/ As I am swimming in our upcoming “Ocean Commotion” VBS prep right now, Pastor Jeff recommended reposting Doug Eaton’s excellent blog post. Enjoy!! Lisa Smeaton Children’s Director

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The Good Shepherd and His Sheep

   “For thus says the Lord God: Behold, I, I myself will search for my sheep and will seek them out.  As a shepherd seeks out his flock when he is among his sheep that have been scattered, so will I seek out my … Continue reading

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The Unexpected Adventure of Parenting

    Gandalf: I am looking for someone to share in an adventure that I am arranging, and it’s very difficult to find anyone. Bilbo: I should think so—in these parts! We are plain quiet folk and have no use … Continue reading

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