Children and #Ferguson

It is easy to get absorbed in social media and television coverage of the events taking place in our city.  It is hard to capture the constructive and instructive pieces to help children process in developmentally appropriate ways what we … Continue reading

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Our House Rocks!

KBC is built on an old creek bed.  The foundation was placed on top of that shifty Missouri clay.   Those cracks in the walls—if you watch regularly you will see that they are sometimes wider, sometimes smaller.  So I kind … Continue reading

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Home

Home.  A small, four letter word that will evoke a strong, internal reaction.  The mind’s eye may fixate on a particular house, or present a slide show of faces.  Feelings of peace and fondness may fill you, or your jaw … Continue reading

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…To Be Heard

I have had fun teaching our Kindergarten and First Grade Sunday School Class this year.  There is nothing better than spending time with 5-8 year olds.  They are LOUD!  I’ve been known to say to parents as they come to … Continue reading

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Where is….?

Which way is….?  Where do I….?  What happened to the….?  Sometimes I feel like my name should be Siri.  It is natural, with the responsibility I was given to manage our “stuff” during renovation that I have been most likely … Continue reading

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Do You Wanna Build a Snowman?

The song “Let it Go!” from the Disney movie “Frozen” has become almost a nation-wide-anthem, particularly for those of us prone to anxiety and being “frozen” with fear.  The irony of course is that in letting go we find fulfillment, … Continue reading

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Global Women, Too!

That lovely little word, too, can mean a couple of different things.  A preschooler’s most repeated phrase, “Me, too!” communicates a wish to be included.  For many women, the most repeated phrase is, “Yes, I’ll do that, too” communicating the … Continue reading

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Notice, Name, Thank

An excellent place to begin a time of prayer is to take time to notice.  Notice what God is doing in you and around you.  Notice what God is doing in and through those you love.  Ask God to help … Continue reading

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Lord, listen to your children praying…

Lord, send your spirit in this place…  That prayer has been answered every day as we have celebrated 140 years of ministry at and through KBC.  As we enjoy the last few celebratory events, I am looking forward to what … Continue reading

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Biography – Rev. Donna Watts, Associate Pastor for Christian Education

Rev. Donna Watts, Associate Pastor for Christian Education Donna Watts began serving part-time as the Interim for Educational Ministries in September of 2002. A year later, KBC asked Donna to continue serving as the permanent part-time Associate Pastor for Education … Continue reading

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