If the reader will forgive my use of a somewhat cliché prefix, I would like to talk about an idea for which I know no word. Therefore, for the purpose of this post, I will use the term “metacatechesis.” I would like to define this word to refer to teaching our children to teach the … Read more
Ringwood Knox Lutheran Parish, Melbourne, Australia provides free resources for anyone to create Catechism memory cards covering The Lord’s Prayer The Apostles Creed TheTen Commandments You will find these under Resources | Education on the Parish’s website, here. Here is an example, the meaning of the Third Article.
Following is a list of recent additions to the Document Library. Charles P. Arand, “Luther’s Catechism as a Map for Life’s Journey,” Reformation & Revival, vol. 10, no. 2, Spring 2001, pp. 49-61. Johnston, Paul I., “Christian Education in the Thought of Johann Michael Reu,” Concordia Theological Quarterly, vol. 58, nos. 2-3, pp. 93-111 Luther, … Read more
Facebook group member Pastor Matt Lorfeld his wife Heidi Lorfeld provide this video showing catechization of their 2-1/2 year old son while eating in the high chair. He is learning the 1st and 4th Commandments. This illustrates a father catechizing in the home, catechizing a young child, and fitting catechization into ordinary activities.
Recommended by my Pastor, Rolf Preus, is A Child’s Garden of Bible Stories by Arthur W. Gross. There are plenty of Bible story books and their quality varies widely. This one has a mostly highly important distinction from the great run of Bible story books: It presents the Bible as a book about Jesus. To … Read more
The Sixth Commandment Transgressors: He who ruins a virgin, commits adultery, incest or any unchaste act; He who is guilty of the monosexual crime or of any of the nameless crimes against nature; He who by impure conversation, songs, stories or pictures incites and evinces evil lust; He who arouses his passions and pollutes himself … Read more
LutheranCatechism.com Releases Third Version of Free Small Catechism Memory Cards New Version Uses Evangelical Lutheran Synod Translation of the Small Catechism Sidney, Montana. February 23, 2016. LutheranCatechism.com announces the third release of Small Catechism Memory Cards. This release uses the Evangelical Lutheran Synod translation of the Small Catechism. Translations in the series now include 2010 … Read more
LutheranCatechism.com has produced a book of prayers titled, Pray for Children. Following are the preface and listing of prayer topics covered. The book itself can be downloaded here. Preface Jesus said: “Take heed that you do not despise one of these little ones, for I say to you that in heaven their angels always see … Read more
Facebook group member Nicole Schulert posted in the group: Thanks for the Lord’s Prayer idea! We did it with a stopwatch for fun. Since we only have one strong reader so far, it took 3m40s to put it in order, but they can’t wait to try again tomorrow. She was referring to a post by … Read more
Editor’s Note: Facebook group member Leif Halvorson uploaded to the files area of the group the Green Light pre-confirmation curriculum that he and his wife, Kim Halvorson, developed for their congregation. The curriculum now has been uploaded to this site also, and you can access it here. Leif and Kim both are certified teaches and … Read more