A Famine for Hearing the Word

The Happy Wife of a Human Husband

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I’ve just spent a good bit of time interacting with children who are not my own.  It is heartbreaking in so many cases; I ask about stories they like and far too often they don’t know any.  Imagine that!  Little boys whose only concept of story is the plot of a video game after they’ve been encouraged to think about what has a beginning, middle, and end.  Little girls who only know the plot of the latest princess movie.  There are many kids who watch movies and television but never read books.  I’ve had to tweak my teaching to include stories in many forms so that they see how ‘a story is a beginning, a middle, and an end’ applies to what God does with us, that incredible plotline of Redemption.

Communication depends upon common ground, being understood and understanding.  The children I’ve been talking to were brought to church…

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