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Scottie May

9 Podcast Episodes

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21. Share God's Welcome (with Scottie May)

KidZ at Heart Podcast

Gordon West (KidZ at Heart President/CEO) and Adam Ormord (CDO) welcome Scottie May back for a challenging discussion on the spiritual practice of hospitality.We can involve our children in the delight of sharing God’s welcome with others. The thing that will sustain and give life to children is a sense of how God actually feels about them — his open arms to embrace them, ready forever to forget all their sins as though they had never happened. Then as they share hospitality with others, they are reminded of God’s welcoming love toward them.Scottie May is the Associate Professor Emerita of Christian Formation and Ministry at Wheaton College (Wheaton, Illinois). Scottie is the author of several books related to children and formational ministry including Listening to Children on the Spiritual Journey, Perspectives on Children's Spiritual Formation, and Children Matter.Scottie May serves on the KidZ at Heart Board of Directors and is a favorite recurring guest on this podcast. Listen to episodes 5 and 18 for more discussions with Scottie.Recommended Resources - Mama Panya’s Pancakes, by Mary ChamberlinBarney Wigglesworth and the Church Flood: A Book About Hospitality (Little Epistles for Kids), by Elspeth Campbell MurphyTo download our free Resource Guide for this episode, please visit www.kidzathome.org and scroll to the bottom of the page. This episode is listed under the category "Reflect God's Love."

49mins

12 Nov 2020

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19. Truth in my Soul (with Scottie May)

KidZ at Heart Podcast

While the spiritual practices of meditation and memorization have been hijacked in many ways, the Christian practice of treasuring God's Word in our hearts so that we may fall deeply in love with Jesus, the Living Word, is vital in our lives for ourselves and for the children we love and influence.Parents and grandparents, teachers and leaders, children's pastors...join Gordon West, President and CEO of KidZ at Heart, and Becky Dietz, KidZ at Heart's VP of Training Resources, as they welcome Scottie May back to the KidZ at Heart Podcast.  You can listen to our first conversation with Scottie May in episode #5: "Remember Who God Is," released July 7, 2020.Scottie May is a KidZ at Heart board member, a well-known author, and a highly respected leader in children's spiritual formation.  She is the Associate Professor Emerita of Christian Formation and Ministry at Wheaton College (Wheaton, Illinois) and her list of books related to children and formational ministry includes Listening to Children on the Spiritual Journey, Perspectives on Children's Spiritual Formation, and Children Matter.We loved this entire conversation, but we especially invite you to pay attention around the 5:35 point as Scottie explains what she discovered in regard to the word "hid" as it was originally used in Psalm 119:11.To download our free Resource Guide for this episode, please visit www.kidzathome.org and scroll to the bottom of the page. This episode is listed under the category "Respond to God's Love."

36mins

15 Oct 2020

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5. Remember Who God Is (with Scottie May)

KidZ at Heart Podcast

Gordon and Melissa welcome Scottie May to a very important conversation on the subject of worship as a spiritual practice. Scottie May is the Associate Professor Emerita of Christian Formation and Ministry at Wheaton College (Wheaton, Illinois). Scottie is the author of several books related to children and formational ministry including Listening to Children on the Spiritual Journey, Perspectives on Children's Spiritual Formation, and Children Matter.In today's conversation, Scottie recommends a wonderful resource for toddlers - The "Baby Believer" book series by Danielle Hitchen (Art by Jessica Blanchard). Three of the books in the series are:- Bible Basics: A Baby Believer Counting Primer- Let There Be Light: An Opposites Primer - Holy Week: An Emotions PrimerTo download our free Resource Guide for this episode, please visit www.kidzathome.org and scroll to the bottom of the page. This episode is listed under the category "Respond to God's Love."

37mins

7 Jul 2020

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Episode 114: Live from Okoboji with Scottie May and John Stumbo!

The Holy Post

Recorded in front of a very enthusiastic audience at the Okoboji Bible Conference in Arnolds Park, Iowa, this special episode tells the story of Phil's great grandpa and the founding of the conference with Phil's mom Scottie May, plus president of the Christian & Missionary Alliance (Phil & Skye's denomination) John Stumbo tells his incredible story and talks about the future of denominations.

53mins

12 Aug 2014

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Listening to Children on the Spiritual Journey (with Dr. Scottie May)

First Friday Lunch and Learn

Scottie May is an experienced church educator and developer of materials for children’s ministries. She serves as an Associate Professor of Christian Formation and Ministry at Wheaton College and is co-author of two books: Children Matter and Listening to Children on Their Spiritual Journey. She earned a Ph.D. in education from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. The Christian formation of children is an area of passion for Scottie. She has researched ways children come to faith and how the local church shapes that process. Other areas of interest are the power of the learning environments that the church creates, particularly “authentic” experiential learning, the implications of the church being “the family of God,” and intergenerational worship and learning experiences.

37mins

10 Mar 2014

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Scottie May chapel message 2/3/14

Chapel Services, 2013-2014

25mins

7 Feb 2014

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Scottie May chapel message 2/3/14

Chapel Services, 2013-2014

25mins

7 Feb 2014

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Episode 57: Scottie May is Back

The Holy Post

By popular demand, Phil's mom Dr. Scottie May returns to the program to talk more about children's ministry and the place of kids in the church.  Where has children's ministry been?  Where is it headed?  Don't ask Phil - ask his mom!

1hr 3mins

25 Jun 2013

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Episode 36: Guest Scottie May

The Holy Post

Phil starts off the podcast by recounting his recent trip to a children's ministry conference, and singing a song he wrote for the occasion. The crew talks about a viral news story featuring Pat Robertson, before bringing in this week's guest - Phil's mom! Scottie May has her Ph.D in Christian Education, and teaches in the Christian formation ministry department at Wheaton College where she specializes in children's ministry. They discuss VBS, how to creatively engage children, attention spans, and how to be more reflective in worship.  Scottie May is an associate professor of Christian Formation and Ministry at Wheaton College. She has her Ph.D in Christian Education from Trinitey Evangelical Divinity School. Scottie's area of interest and expertise is children's ministry, and she has co-authored 3 books.

54mins

29 Jan 2013