Sunday, November 20, 2011

Reflection II

Dumping on the table everything that is available to the astronauts on board Apollo 13, Houston had to come up with a way to put the "square peg in a round hole".

Kim felt like that about providing children's ministry curricula that are applicable, contextualized, transferable and readily usable Ethiopian Sunday school teachers and leaders.

And they need the materials immediately.

Kim and I are gathering CE practitioners in the Greater Seattle Area to form a think-tank to brainstorm initial steps in developing a new breed of curricula that will meet these above criteria and their needs in the field. We will be dumping on the discussion table everything we experienced on our trip and ask them to come up with resources that will truly empower our fellow laborers in Ethiopia to pursue the hearts and minds of children (between the ages of 4 and 14).