Growing Faith in Kids 101

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Growing Faith In Kids 101 by Susan Burke As parents and educators we embrace and celebrate every milestone in our children’s lives. We watch them grow physically, mentally, and socially. But what about their faith? What does faith development look like? John Westerhoff sums it up best. He likens faith to a tree trunk. “The […]

A week in the GLS Preschool Green Room

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By: Miss Bonnie Braselton Gethsemane Lutheran School’s, Preschool Green room experienced a fun, fantastic and friendly first week of school! Students in this class are four to five years old and are a busy bunch. We took time to meet new friends by playing games and asking questions, but more than that, we were started […]

Play is a Child’s Work

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By Sharyn Buddenhagen Do you remember when your child first began to speak? We were so excited to hear those first words yet many mistakes were made as they learned to approximate and improve their speech. We did not mind the mistakes, or worry that they would always talk that way, but instead modeled and […]