6 Easy Tips to Strengthen Your Quiet Time This Summer

Devotional time is a focused, intentional quiet time that is set aside to spend with God through prayer, reading/studying Scripture, or journal writing. Devotional time can include many different methods of connecting with God that include singing, writing, meditating, and/or listening to Christian worship music. There is not one right way to spend your devotional... Read more

Keys for Kids nears end of “Summer of Fun” – Mission Network News

International (MNN) — For kids, summer means camp, trips to the beach, and grabbing ice cream with friends. What it doesnt usually mean is doing it all in facemasks – or in many cases, not doing it at all. But like it or not, thats what 2020s summer brought. Games, camps, and other summer activities... Read more

Google Will Let All Employees Work From Home Until at Least Next Summer | RELEVANT Magazine

Google has previously said that all its employees will be working from home until the end of the year. But in a sign that large companies are coming to terms with the scope of the pandemic, Google has now announced that its employees will be allowed to work from home until “at least” July... Read more

A call to Churches: We all have a part to play in ensuring no child goes hungry this summer

(Photo: Unsplash/Micha Parzuchowski)At a time of crisis where so many people need additional support, charities and church networks are joining together to enable and equip local churches across the UK to respond quickly and urgently. It is not too late to join in and be a part of that vital response. The global pandemic is something... Read more

The RELEVANT Summer TV Binge Guide | RELEVANT Magazine

Given the general tone of 2020, you could be forgiven for not loving the summer so far. You can’t really goout(or, at least, you shouldn’t be). You can’t stop checking Twitter (even though you should be). Even Zoom hangs are getting a little old So you’re probably turning to TV, one of the few... Read more

Summer camp in refugee camps? Yes, and it’s out of a truck. – Mission Network News

Lebanon (MNN) — Normally, summer means camp for many kids. Be it Vacation Bible School, band camp, or youth programs, kids dive into learning and games under the watchful eye of exhausted but patient camp counselors. Then, COVID-19 put the kibosh on those plans for 2020. This summer, rather than hurling water balloons or staying... Read more

In a Summer of Pandemic, Vacation Bible School Programs Go Online and Outside

In a Summer of Pandemic, Vacation Bible School Programs Go Online and Outside (RNS) Kyla Rodriguezs two children had a blast earlier this month at Immanuel Lutheran Churchs Vacation Bible School.Every morning during the weeklong Rainforest Explorers-themed program, 3-year-old Carson and his little sister Madison, nearly 2, prayed and sang songs. They ate... Read more

11 Ways to Make Summer Fun When Camps are Cancelled

We all had big plans for the summer, didnt we? Unfortunately, for most of us, it is just not working out quite as wed hoped. Though summer will look different across the country, there is one thing we all have in common. Our summers are modified, twisted around, and flipped over. Our family had all kinds of... Read more

How to Pray for Your Kids This Summer

This article is part of the How to Pray series. New Season, New Prayer Requests Though we generally delight in summer, summer also presents challenges for parenting. Prolonged daylight hours with delayed bedtimes, more loosely structured schedules, ticks and mosquitoes . . . such things introduce struggles into the mix, and as they say, Whats... Read more

Crossway+ Special: 40% Off Select Summer Reading Titles

An Exclusive Deal for Crossway+ Members Starting today and running through June 15, 2020, Crossway+ members receive 40% off the selected titles in the following categories and free shipping in the contiguous US. Not a Crossway+ Member? Create a free Crossway+ account. Then, browse the list below to see updated pricing. Resources for Children God... Read more

12 Old-Fashioned Summer Activities for Making Special Memories

Rainy Day Activities 9. Make Sock PuppetsDo you have old socks or single socks hanging around? Grab markers, buttons, twist ties, and other oddities from around the house and let your kids have at it. Maybe talk about what kind of puppet show they want to put on, so they know what puppets they will... Read more

Seeing and Believing 242 | Kim Ki-duk’s Spring, Summer season, Fall, Winter … and Spring

[ad_1] With spring approaching full flower, Seeing & Believing critiques a film that’s all in regards to the passage of time and the seasons. Kim Ki-duk’s vital favourite Spring, Summer season, Fall, Winter … and Spring is subsequent within the South Korean film marathon! Because the movie quietly unspools the story of a Buddhist monk... Read more