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Creative Egg Hunts for All Ages

Creative Egg Hunts for All Ages

Creative Egg Hunt Ideas For All Ages A s we face another Easter where things may look different than they have in previous years, we are no longer strangers to rethinking new ways to celebrate old traditions. Fortunately, there are limitless creative ways to partake...

Day 8 – The Secret Weapon

Day 8 – The Secret Weapon

<Back to Reading Plan OverviewDay 8The Secret Weaponfrom the Jonah reading planRead the Word Matt 12:38-41 | Luke 11:29-32 | 1 Corinthians 1:25-29We see Jesus foreshadowed in several Old Testament characters. We see Him in Joseph, who was wrongly punished although...

Day 7 – Binary Thinking

Day 7 – Binary Thinking

<Back to Reading Plan Overview Day 7Binary Thinkingfrom the Jonah reading planRead the Word Exodus 34:5-7 | Joel 2:13 | Jonah 4:2Most children’s Bibles end the story of Jonah with the repentance of Nineveh, skipping Chapter 4 entirely – and with good reason. The...

Day 6 – A Little Humility Goes a Long Way

Day 6 – A Little Humility Goes a Long Way

<Back to Reading Plan Overview Day 6A Little Humility Goes a Long Wayfrom the Jonah reading planRead the Word Jonah 3:1-10 | 2 Chronicles 7:14Finally. After a few detours, in Chapter 3 Jonah finally does what God tells him to and goes to Nineveh. Jonah’s message is...

Day 5 – The Big Picture

Day 5 – The Big Picture

<Back to Reading Plan Overview Day 5The Big Picturefrom the Jonah reading planRead the Word Nahum 1:1-8, 15 | Nahum 2:13 | Nahum 3:5-7What happens in Nineveh, stays in Nineveh. It wasn’t the Assyrian city’s slogan, but it probably could have been. The Assyrians...

Day 4 – All About Him

Day 4 – All About Him

<Back to Reading Plan Overview Day 4All About Himfrom the Jonah reading planRead the Word Jonah 1:17-2:10 | Psalm 40:1-3We all know that person with a knack for making everything all about themselves. Maybe he always one-ups your stories or perhaps she manages to...

Day 3 – Avoidance Tactics

Day 3 – Avoidance Tactics

<Back to Reading Plan OverviewDay 3Avoidance Tacticsfrom the Jonah reading planRead the WordJonah 1:4-16 | Luke 8:23-25A blinding flash fills the sky, followed a crack of booming thunder that seems to shake the whole house. The wind howls like an other-worldly...

Day 2 – Running Away from Home

Day 2 – Running Away from Home

<Back to Reading Plan OverviewDay 2Running Away from Homefrom the Jonah reading planRead the WordJonah 1:1-3 | Genesis 10:9-12 | 1 Kings 10:21-23 | Genesis 3:8-9When you were a child, did you ever try to run away from home? Maybe you were angry at your parents for...

Day 1 – God’s Wide Mercy

Day 1 – God’s Wide Mercy

<Back to Reading Plan OverviewDay 1Running Away from Homefrom the Jonah reading planRead the WordExodus 34:5-7 | Joel 2:13 | Jonah 4:2Even if you didn’t grow up going to Sunday School, you’ve probably heard the story of Jonah and the whale. A favorite of the...

Kids Experience February 28

Kids Experience February 28

Be kind to the people who are different from you.Today we hear a story that Jesus told to an expert in the law.  When Jesus finished, He asked, “Which of the three do you think was a neighbor to the man who was attacked by robbers?’ The [man] replied, ‘The one who...

Songs from the Heart Reading Plan Week 4

Songs from the Heart Reading Plan Week 4

WEEK FOUR Songs of Judgment The notion of blessing is one that Christians are quite comfortable with - the idea of cursing not so much. While we don’t want to spend time with people who abuse power or commit injustices, we don’t like the idea of wishing harm on them....

Kids Experience February 21

Kids Experience February 21

Be kinder than you have to be.When Jesus told His friends to ‘go the extra mile,’ He meant that they should go farther than they had to. But He wasn’t just talking about walking and carrying a heavy pack. He meant that we should show kindness because we WANT to . . ....

Law of Christ

Law of Christ

Welcome to week 4 of our study in 1st Corinthians! In this session, we’ll be looking at Chapters 8 through 11-1, with a focus on “The law of Christ”. As believers in Jesus Christ, we know there is only one God in whose image we are made. It’s only through Jesus Christ...

Songs from the Heart Reading Plan Week 3

Songs from the Heart Reading Plan Week 3

WEEK THREE Songs of Lament When we are heartbroken or angry at the way life has turned out, it can be tempting to turn away from God and write Him off. But David and the other psalmists didn’t hide their feelings of disappointment in God. They felt all the feels and...

Kids Experience February 14

Kids Experience February 14

Be kind to your family and friends. This week we take a peek at the Bible story of Ruth, Naomi, and Boaz and their little one Obed (see the book of Ruth in the Bible). Because of the kindness of Boaz and Ruth, Naomi now had a home with them. And get this— Obed later...

Songs from the Heart Reading Plan Week 2

Songs from the Heart Reading Plan Week 2

WEEK TWO Songs of Confidence Have you ever been awake in the middle of the night feeling overwhelmed or afraid? When David and the other psalmists were feeling this way, they expressed their unfailing confidence in the goodness, power and deliverance of God. This week...

Kids Experience February 7

Kids Experience February 7

Be kind to others because God is kind to you. This month we will be talking about Kindness—Showing others they are valuable by how you treat them.  It might not always be easy to show kindness to others. But it helps when we remember that our kindness comes from God...

Songs from the Heart Reading Plan week 1

Songs from the Heart Reading Plan week 1

WEEK ONE Songs of Praise Majestic. Glorious. Excellent. Perfect. True. Gracious. Merciful. Awesome. The Psalms of Praise help put into God’s greatness into words. This week as you read through these songs that worship God for who He is, may you be filled with awe and...

Common Cents Part Four: Giving It All To God

Common Cents Part Four: Giving It All To God

CONTRIBUTORS Larry and Linda: Owners of a successful private dental practice turned career missionaries in West Africa and then Papua New Guinea. Currently reside in Owings Mills nearby to their grandchildren and daughter Kristen, who is the Nursery Coordinator here...

Kids Experience January 31

Kids Experience January 31

Use your words wisley.WORDS. Our words have a LOT of power—maybe more than we even realize. That’s why Paul thought it was so important for us to use words that build each other up and help us heal. We have the responsibility to choose words that will help the people...

Common Cents Part Three: Managing Dollars with Sense

Common Cents Part Three: Managing Dollars with Sense

CONTRIBUTORS Rob and Cora: A couple whose debt nearly caused the demise of their marriage before discovering Dave Ramsey’s program.  They’ve dedicated themselves as teachers of Ramsey’s Financial Peace University (FPU) and head up this ministry at LifePoint. Dave and...