Talking to Kids about Politics

Talking to Kids about Politics

Family Ministry, Modern Culture
Engaging in the political discussion and taking advantage of our privileged to vote is important for Christians. We need to add our voice to the discussion and since as Christians we know God who is the ultimate answer to the problems we face as people and as a nation we should be involved in public life. But it is no secret that this year's political climate has gotten a bit...well...to put it bluntly, nasty. While this isn't a new thing, it is a new thing for me as a father. For the first time my son is listening to the news and I find myself needing to talk to him about what he is hearing and seeing. I have to admit I would rather have "the talk" than try to…
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Minecraft Bible Study Update

Minecraft Bible Study Update

Children's Ministry Ideas, Faithcraft, Family Ministry, Sermons
It is FINALLY here. You can pick up the complete Faithcraft package by following the link below. http://nailscars.04230a4.netsolhost.com/2016/12/06/faithcraft-a-minecraft-bible-study-for-childrens-ministry/ I am re-teaching Faithcraft at our church so while I am doing that I am redoing the videos and such and making them a little more useful for you guys. I am adding 2 more weeks and changing the order of the weeks a bit. I am also making 3 video devotions for each week that will be online. I will try to include a copy of the script when I finish the full package. Until then check out these 3 new videos below. Also, I am wondering if people would be willing to donate some money to help me finish putting this package together. I have fixed the donate link in the…
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Faithcraft: A Minecraft Bible Study Series

Faithcraft: A Minecraft Bible Study Series

Complete Series, Family Ministry, Sermons
UPDATE: Check out http://nailscars.04230a4.netsolhost.com/2016/12/06/faithcraft-a-minecraft-bible-study-for-childrens-ministry/ to purchase the complete Bible study. I know many people have been asking for the outline of Friendship Faithcraft. I have been meaning to make it one of my complete series for a while now, but I can't seem to find the time. So in the interim here are my notes and a few files that should help you get started. It isn't the pick up and go option that I would like, but it may help some of you in your plans this summer. If you have any questions let me know. Please see the link above to purchase Faithcraft. I will get these links working again after I fix our virus issues. Faithcraft Week 1 Wise and Foolish Builders Faithcraft Week 2 Nehemiah Faithcraft Week…
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Dual Pastor Dilemmas

Dual Pastor Dilemmas

Family Ministry, Youth Pastoring
It has been over 4 months since I have posted here. That is by far the longest I have ever gone without a post in the almost 15 years of Nailsars.com. Even in the times when I have "quit" and decided that I wouldn't post anymore I have posted more often than this. The lack of posts hasn't been because I am done with Nailscars.com. I still pay to keep this site open and still check the stats regularly. The lack of posts isn't because I haven't had any creative ideas, in fact I have a whole slew of things that I could post about, things that I am quite proud of, actually. The lack of posts may have something  to do with Facebook and Twitter which let me post…
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