Amy Hanson

Beyond the Bulletin

Amy serves as Children's Ministry Director at ABEFC. She is Ava and Luci's mom and Blake's wife. Raised in Brazil for 16 years, Amy is a lover of Brazilian food, romance languages and world cultures.

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Dear VBS Skeptic

Dear VBS Skeptic, I was a VBS skeptic. I thought it was a lot of work with little return. From the outside looking in, it looked like glorified summer babysitting and free childcare. Every church in town hosts a VBS program so why should we bother? My jaded thoughts and perceptions went on and on without considering the impact VBS »

Discipling Your Children with Awana

An exciting year approaches as we come alongside parents who are discipling their children to know, love, and serve our Lord Jesus Christ. Awana is an international ministry that assists churches in reaching children with the gospel of Jesus Christ, with a strong emphasis on memorizing the Word of God. Each week at an Awana club meeting, children share memorized »

Family Reading List - Summer 2017

As the school year comes to an end, your children were probably sent home with a summer reading list intended to keep their reading level up to par and in full readiness for their next grade level. Well, we've compiled a Family Summer Reading List to keep your family in sync and grounded during a long crazy summer. Toddlers & »

Children's Ministry

“You may speak but a word to a child, and in that child may be slumbering a noble heart which shall stir the Christian Church in the years to come.” (Charles Spurgeon) Our Mission: Spurgeon’s quote captures the very mission of our Children’s Ministry here at Austin Bluffs. Our goal is to help parents prepare the hearts of »