Preschool Blog

Praying for Missions

“The end!” One of my Mission Friends forgot how to close his prayer, so this was what he said as he finished. Makes sense! Hearing the prayers of preschoolers is one of the joys of teaching Mission Friends. Their prayers can be sweet and touching as they pray to God.

Helping Others

Several weeks ago, my small community was hit with an EF-2 tornado. Night had already fallen, so my husband and I crouched together in our hallway in the dark.

Thank You!

Christmas in August

Do you ever wonder how your Christmas in August gifts are received and what happens after you send them? Be encouraged today by this thank-you message from Arlene Miller of Impact Ministry in Hopkinsville, Kentucky:

Update from Brett Myers

Myers Family

Brett Myers recently sent us the following update on his ministry at Southwinds Church at Mahogany. As you read his update, please consider how you can share this information with your preschoolers in age-appropriate ways.

“Thanks so much for spending time praying for our family.

Learning about Missions

Long ago, Annie Armstrong spoke of the importance of study of the missions field.

Seven Ways to Help Children Who Are Grieving

“Why did GiGi have to die?” “I really miss my daddy!” “Why did my mommy have to go to live in heaven? I need her here with me!” “My brother was the best brother ever.” All of these are real statements I have heard from preschoolers and young children in my church over the past 2 years.

Courageous and Faithful

“My favourite verse is Psalm 63:3 ‘Because your love is better than life, my lips will always praise you.’ The last 4 years, I’ve gone through two bouts of cancer. God has been teaching me that His love for me is greater than even living on earth.

The Word Gap

Words are so important. In my everyday work, words are extremely important. At WMU, we have editors and copy editors who check the words of writers like me.

When a Preschooler Experiences Trauma

A plastic bin sat on the floor to use as a doll bed. The baby doll sat in the bin with a baby blanket next to it. A preschooler took the doll and wrapped it in the blanket.

Dollar-Store Supplies

How often do you personally purchase supplies for your Mission Friends class? Most teachers purchase supplies out of their own pockets at least once a month, if not more frequently. Armed with a little creativity, you can find a number of reusable supplies at your local dollar store.

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