Author Archives: Pam

About Pam

Pam is the wife of John and mother to six children who were all homeschooled and are all now graduated. She writes most of the materials for Doorposts, plays the piano for church, enjoys calligraphy, watercolor, and gardening, tries to keep up with all her adult children, and loves hugs and kisses from her seven delightful grandchildren.

Teaching Tools for Good Friday

Tomorrow is Good Friday, the day we remember Christ’s death on the cross. Tomorrow is another opportunity to remind our children again of the gospel. Here are a few ideas for the day: Spend part of the day reading aloud … Continue reading

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Activities for Resurrection Sunday!

Make Resurrection Day memorable and meaningful with one or more of these ideas! Easter Gift Reading. You will need a small wrapped gift or plastic egg filled with candy for each person participating in the game. (If you use eggs, use different … Continue reading

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A Scavenger Hunt for Palm Sunday

I get to spend today and the next three days with all my family — my husband, our children, and our grandchildren — at the beach! This means we will have 9 children just barely-five-years-old and under all in one place … Continue reading

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We’re Members of His Family!

I thought of my granddaughters as we studied 1 John 3 last month. My daughter had posted this picture of her little one-and-a-half-year-old on Facebook early in the month. (I love the rainbow umbrella!) A walk to the park — … Continue reading

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1 John 3 Review Activity for the Kids!

The goal of this activity is to help the children remember their position as children of God and how that should affect their attitudes and actions. After opening a series of envelopes or boxes which review different verses in 1 … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss Our Giveaway!

  You may have missed our end-of-Bible-study giveaway yesterday! It was at the bottom of a l-o-n-g post, and it also had some technical problems. Be sure to enter for a chance to win Doorposts’ Busy Mamas Bible Study Kit … Continue reading

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Thirty…Thirty One…Thirty Two Days in 1 John 3: What Next? Plus a Giveaway!

We’ve come to the end of our study of 1 John 3. Many of you will still be working on the lessons for a few more days in order to finish up. Then what do we do? What’s next? We don’t want … Continue reading

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Thirty (One) Days in 1 John 3 for Busy, Busy Mamas, Day 31: Meditate and Apply

We’re going to take advantage of this one last day in March to finish up our study! (We will actually tack on one more day tomorrow, to think about what we can study on our own until our next study … Continue reading

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Thirty Days in 1 John 3 for Busy, Busy Mamas, Day 30: Catch-Up

This is our last official catch-up day for this month’s study! If you have fallen behind, don’t feel bad. That is at least partially my fault; I keep making the lessons too l-o-n-g! Just keep working your way through the … Continue reading

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Thirty Days in 1 John 3 for Busy, Busy Mamas, Day 29: Review and Summarize

It’s time to review what we’ve learned (even though we could spend several more days exploring this chapter of 1 John). Assignment:  Pray before you start today’s lesson. Then read the entire third chapter of 1 John again. As you read, think about what … Continue reading

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