When Can I Clap?

Cartoon of an excited, clapping boy. Another boy whispers to hi, "Psst! Tyler! This song isn't clappable!"

Every year, in the spring, I notice it. The kids that used to be so enthusiastic in their singing start to stand or sit in stone silence. Fourth and fifth-grade boys are the hardest. They start to be very aware of others and have no desire to do anything “uncool.” Continue reading “When Can I Clap?”

Weeping, Wailing and Gnashing of Teething Rings

A nursery teacher says to a parent, "This morning's nursery saw lots of weeping, wailing and gnashing of teething rings."

There are some things you just can’t prepare for. One baby begins to wail. the next thing you know, you have a choir of weeping and wailing.

Yes, you can see leadership principles in a group of babies. If you have one charismatic cryer, the whole group will join in within a few moments. Continue reading “Weeping, Wailing and Gnashing of Teething Rings”

Being Courageous

Being Courageous Join Winter 2008-2009

These are illustrations I did for a Sunday school take home paper. Each illustration shows a child who shows courage in a situation such as praying before lunch, refusing to smoke and watching an inappropriate movie.

I drew these in Adobe Illustrator.