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Giving This School Year To Jesus

Many kids begin school within the next couple of weeks.  As this next season starts how are you and your children going to give it to Jesus? A great way is to sit down with your kids and ask them … Continue reading

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The Donkey Tale- A Christian Parable

Are your kids having a bad day? Want to help them change their perspective without a lecture?  Why not pick up the children’s book called, ‘The Donkey’s Tale’ by Margaret Grey.  It is a great Easter story, but more than … Continue reading

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Are You My Mother? – A Christian Perspective

Are You My Mother? This classic children’s book was a favorite of our children.  But did you realize this book has a spiritual lesson that you can teach your kids? This children’s book is story of a Mother bird sitting … Continue reading

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Top 100 Children’s Bible Memory Verses: Keys To Spiritual Growth – The Story Behind Acts 2:42

Acts 2:42 is a favorite children’s Bible memory verse, but how many know the story behind this verse? “They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.” Luke wrote the book … Continue reading

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The Big Idea Of Mark Is The Story Of Jesus The Servant.

Mark wrote specifically to show that Jesus came as the Son of God to serve and to save all mankind. Mark is the shortest of the 4 gospels.  The word gospel means “good news” and is used to describe the … Continue reading

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The Big Idea Of Philippians Is The Believer’s Joy Of Overcoming Hard Time With Christ

Paul was overjoyed by the church in Philippi and how they were following Christ. Paul wrote this letter from a prison cell in Rome.  Amazingly, he remained joyful because Jesus was with him and he was seeing people come to … Continue reading

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Top 100 Children’s Bible Memory Verses: Jesus Is The Way – The Story Behind John 14:6

John 14:6 is a favorite bible memory verse, but how many know the story behind this verse? “Jesus said to him, I am the way, the truth and the life.  No one comes to the Father except through Me.” John … Continue reading

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Jesus’ 3 Goals For Parenting: Goal No. 3 – Our Children Are Confident And Capable Of Transforming Their World Through The Power Of The Holy Spirit

Jesus wanted his followers as children of God to be confident that they could change their world in the power of Spirit. “and you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you and you shall be my … Continue reading

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Jesus’ 3 Goals For Parenting: Goal No. 1 – That Our Children Would Experience And Enjoy The Love Of The Father

Jesus wanted his followers as children of God to experience and enjoy the love of the Father just like He did. “A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another, even as I have loved you, that … Continue reading

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Jesus’ 3 Goals For Parenting: Goal No. 2 – Our Children Would Love One Another

Jesus wanted his followers as children of God to love one another. “A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another, even as I have loved you, that you also love one another.”  (John 13:35) Jesus trained … Continue reading

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Top 100 Children’s Bible Memory Verses: Abundant Life – The Story Behind John 10:10

 John 10:10 is a favorite bible memory verse, but how many know the story behind this verse? “The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy.  I have come that they may have life, and … Continue reading

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Top 100 Children’s Bible Memory Verses: Go Make Disciples – The Story Behind Matthew 28:18-20

Matthew 28:18-20 are favorite bible memory verses, but how many know the story behind the verses? “All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth.  Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in … Continue reading

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The Big Idea Of Acts Is The Story Of The Church

Luke wrote the book of Acts to provide the historical account of  the coming of the Holy Spirit. After Jesus ascension into heaven, the Holy Spirit empowered the beginning and expansion of the church. Acts begins with the final days … Continue reading

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Stories Are Powerful Teachers!

Books And Reading Illustration   1. Stories allow kids to visualize truth.  Well known Duke University Basketball coach, Mike Krzyzewski, once said regarding teaching his players, “I’ve always felt a kid needs to see things, not just hear them or … Continue reading

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Jesus’ 10 New Testament Principles for Parenting: Principle No. 9 – Transparency Is The Best Policy (Part 2)

Jesus encouraged transparency and the dirty laundry to be aired within His own children (disciples) so that He could deal with it right then and there where it was safe. Just after Jesus shared with His disciples that He would … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 30 – Ehud

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Ehud? Context (Judges 3:12-30):  Maybe you have never heard of Ehud.  God raised up Ehud as a Judge to throw off the 18 year domination of the Moabites.  … Continue reading

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Kids Activity:Setting A Place For Jesus This Christmas

To help your young kids understand the meaning of Christmas a great idea is to set a place for Jesus at the Christmas table.  Let your kids decorate this special spot for Jesus.  They can decorate the chair with streamers … Continue reading

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Jesus’ 10 New Testament Principles for Parenting: Principle No. 7 – Share The Power Through Choices (Part 3)

Here is how we as parents can model providing choices in our homes like Jesus did with His children. Try this experiment. Instead of asking your children to pick up their room or mow the lawn or to do their … Continue reading

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An Olympian With Faith: Missy Franklin

17 year-old Missy Franklin has wowed the world this Olympics with her amazing and inspiring swimming.  She has already won several gold medals at such a young age.  Missy testifies that she has faith in Jesus and that she is … Continue reading

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One Kid Did Normal Life Well To The Glory Of Jesus

Check out this great Jesus testimony video from one kids perspective. It is about a 13 year old boy named Carter who was a baseball player. How he used a incident where he had to forgive another player and how … Continue reading

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