So you missed the winkel. No need to miss the presentation. Rev. Phil Booe, has kindly provided his selected excerpts from his doctoral dissertation, “Cooperative Catechesis: A Model for Equipping Lutheran Parents and Pastors to Catechize Children in the Christian Faith,” prepared for the March 16, 2016 winkel at Hudson New York. Learn about parents … Read more
Facebook group member Hildegunn Sofie Fjellnes Johansson kindly provides the following photographs that show how she and her children use Legos and Duplos to illustrate Holy Week. She writes, “With Lego we can tell the whole story without all the blood (compared to many YouTube videos).” She and Pastor KM Andreas Johansson live in Stockholm … 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.
In various places in Deuteronomy, parents are commanded to carefully instruct their children. For example, Deut. 6:7 tells us: “You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise” (ESV). … Read more