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Simple Valentine Service Project

This year I plan to teach my kindergarten through fifth graders to serve like Jesus. I do not know that Jesus ever sat down to make Valentine's for the elderly, but he instructed us to care for the widows and orphans. (James 1:27) I am printing these Valentine cards...

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Teach Them to Serve Like Jesus

As I prayed and reflected on 2018 in children’s ministry, I could not stop thinking, “Jesus came to serve, to teach and to show us the power of God.” Can you imagine a world filled with servant hearts? Am I teaching kids to be like Jesus? It hit me, that yes, I am...

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Birth of a Savior Story Stones

Story Stones are a unique way to tell a bible story that engages kids. They have fun drawing the pictures then using them to hear and retell the story. This one if of the birth of Jesus, our Savior.

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Volunteer Gifts on a Budget

Do you find yourself in this position every year wondering what to get your volunteers for Christmas that is simple and meaningful while still affordable? Here are my top picks:    #1 Christmas Music. Give this gift early in the month so they can enjoy it all season...

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DIY Christmas Countdown Party Craft

It's Christmas time! I LOVE Christmas when so many hearts are receptive to Christ. This is the time of year when so many people turn their focus to God, even those who do routinely attend worship.  It is the prime time for outreach, for sharing the message of...

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Refocusing My Child’s Heart at Christmas

Christmas is all about the presents and the parties, right?  Kids sit on Santa's lap and share their biggest wants. They play fun games at holiday parties, look at Christmas light displays and more.  But how much Christ do they get at Christmas? I know Jesus was not...

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Gen Z: Growing Up Without God

Children are being robbed of their childhood; they are growing up too fast. Unfortunately, they are growing up without God.  Believe it or not, many have never even heard the gospel in America.  Really?  In America?  I’ve been reading Meet Generation Z: Understanding...

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How to Best Teach Kids God’s Word

How to teach God’s word to kids… Is there one way that is better than another to teach God’s word? Especially when it comes to kids, how should I teach them? What is most effective? Topical Popular Old Testament Stories Popular New Testament Stories Chronological...

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