Waiting for the End

This Sunday your kids will be watching a repeat of the movie clips we watched during our Live Your Calling series called MK5.  This time,...


Standing Still.

I don’t like flying insects.  Bees, wasps, hornets.  Not a fan.  Not only not a fan – totally terrified of them.  You know how...


Perfect Injustice

If I had to name one of the most difficult issues in parenting, it would have to be explaining to children the unfairness of the world....


I Gotta Go

There are many uncomfortable conversations that occur during parenting.  Some we try to forget.  Some we will always remember.  Not too...


An Invitation

We’ve all said it.  [Son/Daughter] you need to share your toys.  Share your cookie.  Give your sister a turn riding your bike.  Let...


Made to Serve

Well, we are getting near the end of our kids’ version Identity series – two weeks to go!  This week we are discussing SERVICE and the...


Are We There Yet?

“Are we there yet?”  If I had a dollar for every time one of my three children asked that question during the multitude of family...


Belonging

A while back I was going through some things from my childhood that I had been storing and I found something I had forgotten all about....


Self-Portrait

Hi, The past few weeks, I have shared what I have recently learned about one of my sons – his ongoing struggle with his identity: who he...


True Love

Hi! This month we will be spending the first two weeks discussing the virtue/life application LOVE – Choosing to treat others the way...


Let’s Connect

Hello Everyone, My name is Melinda Lamera and I am the Children’s Ministry Director at Sun Grove Church.  For some of you, I am also...