Category Archives: Growing in Grace Curriculum

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

Take a moment to read about the minds behind the Be Strong in the Lord Spring Curriculum! Debbie Stevens, Preschool Writer A Texas native, Debbie Stevens has served churched in Texas and Tennessee. Currently, Debbie feels abundantly blessed to minister to individuals and families in her position as Ministry Assistant to the Pastor at First Baptist Church of Plano, Texas. She… Read more »

Welcome James Barnard, Music Editor

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Growing in Grace is pleased to welcome James Barnard as Music Editor. James brings a wide skill set to our Creative Team. He is a pianist, vocalist, conductor, and music editor. For eight years, James was Church Choral Editor for Hal Leonard Corporation. During his time there, he managed and produced hundreds of choral and keyboard publications for Shawnee Press…. Read more »

Save the Date: Spring Webinar

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Get ready for a Growing in Grace exclusive Spring webinar. We are bringing the entire creative team to you!  SAVE THE DATE:  Thursday, January 5, 2017 1:00 p.m. EST/ 12:00 p.m. CST/ 10:00 a.m. PST All “Be Strong in the Lord” Spring curriculum purchasers will be eligible to join this helpful, one-hour session. Terry Taylor, Dora Ann Purdy, Paula Farrar, and… Read more »

Freebie: Music Math Trees KIDPage from Be Strong in the Lord!

Want a peek at the Be Strong in the Lord Curriculum before it arrives next week? Enjoy this activity from the brand new fall semester of curriculum for Younger Children! Download the full PDF here: Music Math Trees KIDPage and Teaching Steps  

First Look: Be Strong in the Lord Preview

Be Strong in the Lord, founded on Ephesians 6:10, features songs and musical activities that reinforce the scriptural truths of: having courage, being patient, enduring hardships without giving up, loving God and others, and experiencing God’s grace Each curriculum package includes demonstration and accompaniment recordings, abundant teaching materials, and colorful visuals. Song Teaching Steps offer easy-to-follow instructions and activities for groups… Read more »

Save the Date: Growing in Grace Getaway Workshop!

August 5-6, 2016 Terry Taylor, Dora Ann Purdy, Paula Farrar, and Carol Dickerson, Clinicians Carol James, Guest Artist First Baptist Church of Murfreesboro, Tennessee 200 E. Main St., Murfreesboro, TN 37130 More details and registration information are on their way soon!  We promise a full exposé of the Growing in Grace curriculum, purposeful sessions led by our creative team, and some… Read more »

Be Strong in the Lord: Growing in Grace’s Newest Curriculum Theme

Growing in Grace is pleased to introduce our newest curriculum theme, Be Strong in the Lord. Founded on Ephesians 6:10, songs and musical activities reinforce the scriptural truths of having courage. being patient. enduring hardships without giving up. loving God and others. experiencing God’s grace. Each curriculum package is available by download or in CD format and includes demonstration and accompaniment… 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 »