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Parable of the Sower

This is a story that Jesus told to a huge crowd of people, and it is called “The Parable of the Sower.” A sower is someone who plants seeds. Many of the people in the crowd listening to Jesus were farmers. They knew a lot about seeds and soil and planting, so they were very interested in this story.

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Love in Action: Children’s Sermon Response to 3/11

The March 2011 East Japan Earthquake

Scripture References:

Luke 13: 4 – 5 and Matthew 25:34 – 36

Preparation: Bring photos or a short video clip demonstrating the damage caused by the tsunami. Photos of families in refugee centers might also help the children understand what the conditions are like now in northern Japan.

On March 11, 2011 at 2:46 pm Tokyo time, a 9.0 magnitude earthquake hit Japan. The ground shifted and shook very hard and out in the

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Barefoot in the Snow Kindle Version Available

It’s here! After years of good intentions, the Kindle version of Barefoot in the Snow is finally complete and available from Amazon. Thank you to all who gave me good advice as I attempted to design the cover. And to my best friend, Joel, who tried to teach me how to create the EPUB files and convert them to Kindle format… and then ended up doing most of the work himself…. I owe you big time.

I’ve also completely revamped this web site. Read the

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