Please note that this post is intended for elementary-aged children and may be completed anytime between now and Friday. It will take us through the Stations of the Cross that we would have set up in our church building. It's important to know what all happened in the days leading up to Sunday. It's important … Continue reading Stations Of The Cross
I have certain foods that I like that I'm embarrassed to order in front of people. I don't if that's normal or not. I think it's because I like basically every food and others think certain foods are "gross". Some "gross" foods are more en vogue to like than others. I also get embarrassed for … Continue reading I’m a Little Embarrassed.
Every summer growing up, we would meet my extended family at Lake Greeson for a camping trip. My greatest childhood memories come from those weeks of hiking, water skiing, exploring, and relaxing in the Ozarks. When I was 8 or 9 years old, my uncle decided it was time for me to learn to ski … Continue reading Jesus Taught Me to Water Ski
I am not shy about the fact that I DO NOT like Jacob. I like the name just fine and I can’t think of a Jacob I’ve met that I don’t like, but I don’t like the biblical character Jacob. I don’t think it’s popular to say you don’t like biblical characters, but I can’t … Continue reading We’re All Weasels
Hope you are still following along with our Bible reading. Here's this week. Monday 3/18 – At the Temple Yesterday’s reading was about what is appropriate and inappropriate to do at church. The money changers and people selling doves were taking advantage of people who traveled from far away to worship at the temple. … Continue reading In Matthew This Week…
Today we will talk about how a single penny could be worth more to God than millions of dollars. We will learn about the poor widow who gave more than all the rich people, and that things aren’t always the way they seem. While Jesus was preaching in the temple he saw lots of rich … Continue reading A Little Lenten Project: Giving & Sacrifice
In our preschool classes we are continuing to talk about the life of Jesus. We started in Advent and will continue all the way through Easter. So we have four whole months dedicated to teaching our little ones about the life of Jesus. Although that’s a lot of time, it’s still not nearly enough time … Continue reading Sharing Is Caring
In Sunday School, our preschoolers have been working through a series on Jesus’ miracles. We’ve been talking a lot about faith. They may need a little prodding, but your preschoolers should know the word FAITH and what it means. (We’ve been using a paraphrase of Hebrews 11:1 – faith is believing in something you can’t … Continue reading Do You Still Have No Faith?
We hope you have been engaging your entire family in our daily Bible readings. It doesn’t matter if you have a 6 month old, a 6-year-old, or a 6th grader, all children can benefit from these readings. Even if your little one is truly too young to understand, we still believe it’s fruitful to include … Continue reading Keep On Reading
Today in Sunday School our nursery and pre-K students are learning about John the Baptist. Here is what we’re teaching them and some thoughts you can use to reinforce the lesson at home. It is written in language similar to what we use in class, so you can use words they will recognize and understand. … Continue reading Sunday School Recap – John the Baptist