Monthly Archives: March 2016

A New MUSICAL from Growing in Grace

For the first time ever, Growing in Grace is offering an original children’s musical –  Unplugged – written by Dennis and Nan Allen. Tackling the cultural challenge of unplugging in our digital age, this timely musical reminds us to be present in our daily lives and dares us to disconnect from things that distract us from one another and from Christ. Preview… Read more »

Keeping the Beat Activity by Dora Ann Purdy

Steady beat is the most fundamental concept in music. It’s the ongoing, repetitive pulse that occurs in songs, chants, rhymes, and music. It’s the part that makes you want to tap your toes, clap your hands, or jump up and dance like no one is watching. It’s all about the “timing.” 1. General understandings about rhythm and beat Music has a steady beat…. Read more »

Meet the Fall Curriculum Writers for Be Strong in the Lord!

Julie Lankford, Writer for Fall – Preschool Julie Lankford has taught preschool choirs at First Baptist Church in Nashville for 25 years, 23 of them as director. An Early Childhood Specialist with a degree in Education from Baylor University, Julie taught for Metro Nashville Public Schools for ten years before taking time off to parent full-time and homeschool her children who are now sixteen… Read more »