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Easy Pumpkin Prayer Craft for Kids

I wish I had pictures of the kids making these to go along with the Pumpkin Prayer! They had more fun than I expected. This month has been all about taking Halloween and turning our focus towards God.  Yesterday the kids sat in a circle while they listened to the...

10 Intentional Minutes a Day with Tween’s

Do you have parents reaching out to you for ideas? Are they looking for ways to raise their children with God included regularly?  I remember as a young parent, I sure was! I wanted my kids to grow into fine young Christians, but was not quite sure how. I was recently...

God’s Timing Takes Too Long

Why is it that God’s timing seems to be so different from ours?  We have such grandiose ideas and if God would just bless them now,  then I could do great things for Him.  As I pondered this thought, I turned to the scriptures for answers.  I must admit I was not...

Halloween and God: An Opportunity for Outreach

Halloween brings about some pretty interesting debates among churches.  Regardless of whether or not you believe Halloween should be celebrated as a Christian, we can all agree that kids come out in slews for this popular holiday.  These kids are the churched and the...

Feed the Monkey (Learn Books of the Bible)

God has breathed life into all Scripture. It is useful for teaching us what is true. It is useful for correcting our mistakes. It is useful for making our lives whole again. It is useful for training us to do what is right.  By using Scripture, the servant of God can...

Modernize Puzzles & Story Telling to Engage Kids

Ever find yourself running short on time to prepare for bible class but want something that interests the kids?  Yep!  It happens to the best of us.  This week I came across the perfect bible story telling solution!  I bought several dry erase pocket sleeves (a set of...

Fun with Boogers in Bible Class

I recently had a brother and sister in a small group setting.  He is in the third grade and his little sister is in pre-school.  While playing with gooey green slime as we talked about Solomon’s wisdom the little girl laughed as she said, “This looks like boogers.”...

Reaching Gen Z, The First Post-Christian Generation

I like living in my bubble.  My bubble is nice.  It is comfortable.  It is happy.  Life was good until I read, “Meet Generation Z” by James Emery White at which time my bubble burst.  I thought that since I was working with elementary age kids, I should learn more...

Even Visitors WANT to go to Kids Class!

How often do you see visitors with their kids trying to talk them into going to their bible class, but they are shy and uncomfortable so they quietly protest?  This week I was sitting in my adult class just before time to start when I overheard a visitor sitting...

I Don’t “Feel” Like God Meant What He Said

Feelings.  We live in a time where feelings dictate behavior.  And it has become acceptable in our culture.    Many of our youth does not seem to feel like God meant what He said.  Dress modestly?  I don't feel like it and God would want me to be happy.  Sexual...