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Kids Experience – April 25

You can show you care about others by being part of the solution.Today we will hear a story about a girl named Abigail who took the blame for someone else to help keep the peace. She knew that it was important for her to apologize so that David wouldn’t be mad...

A Spiritual Spring Clean

A Spiritual Spring Clean

Welcome to the Spring Clean series! This article series is designed to help us renew ourselves after a long winter (and even longer year.)  Over the next four weeks, this series will focus on ways to refresh our spirits, bodies, emotions and homes.  These areas often...

Kids Experience – April 18

You can show you care about others by walking away from a fight.It’s important for us to make peace with the people around us. Isaac certainly thought that was true. In our story today we will hear that it wasn’t fair that the Philistines were so mean to Isaac. It...

Kids Experience – April 11

We can make peace with others.The peace that God gives us will make us want to make peace with others. After all, God set the example when He made peace with us by sending Jesus. And BECAUSE God made peace with us . . . we can make peace with others. Every day, we...

Kids Experience – April 4

God made peace with us - through Jesus!This month we are looking at PEACE -  Proving you care more about each other than winning an argument.  Today we celebrate that Jesus is ALIVE!  It was the greatest news anyone had ever heard, and it’s the reason we celebrate...

Easter Jam

Easter Jam

Easter Egg RollYou will want to gather these materials to enjoy the Easter Egg Roll. The game will be part of the video. So gather together and bring this game to life! Eggs (plastic or real) A makeshift finish line (string, tape, pillow, etc.) Bust Your BunnyYou will...

Mary of Bethany

Mary of Bethany

Mary of Bethany  lone young woman in a room full of men approaches Jesus with a box. The box held a perfume so valuable and expensive that it represented this young woman’s total life savings. This box held enough money for her to live comfortably...

Kids Experience – March 28

You can celebrate even when you're waiting.Today is PALM SUNDAY!  (See Matthew 21:1-11) The religious leaders had studied and waited their whole lives for a Savior . . . and still, they didn’t recognize Jesus when He came. But the rest of the people DID see how...

Kids Experience – March 21

If you don’t wait, it could cost you.K-5 friends - Today we will hear about  Esau’s Impatience (Genesis 25:24-34). It’s hard to believe that Esau traded away his rights as the oldest son . . . all for a meal that would last him only a few hours! But that’s what can...

Kids Experience – March 14

 We can choose to be patient and remember how good God has been to us.Today our K-5 friends hear about a time when the Israelites were "Sitting, Waiting, Wishing" and just gave up and built a Golden Calf (Exodus 32:1-35). Over and over and over, God had helped His...

The Power of Pysanka

The Power of Pysanka

The Power of Pysanka I f asked to name an Easter tradition that began before Christ was born, could you do it? Here’s a hint: in America, the tradition involves a small colored tablet, a splash of white vinegar, and usually, a very fun mess. If you guessed decorating...

Enjoying Easter From Afar

Enjoying Easter From Afar

Change Is Good: Enjoying Easter From Afar O ne of my favorite parts of any holiday is enjoying how those I love are celebrating via their social media. This past year, I’ve seen my share of posts lamenting the difficulty in being separated from extended family and...

New Life, Locally

New Life, Locally

New Life, Locally W hat do Jesus’ resurrection and addiction recovery have in common? It sounds like the beginning of a bad joke, doesn’t it? Thankfully, the answer is nothing to laugh at and everything to be grateful for. New life. 2 Corinthians 5:17 says, “Therefore...

Kids Experience March 7

When you have to wait, remember God is with you.This month we are takking about Patience - waiting until later for what you want now.  Today we hear about a man who was promised he would see the Messiah and he waited A LONG time for this promise to come true.  Simeon...

Making Easter Good in the Neighborhood

Making Easter Good in the Neighborhood

Making Easter Good in the Neighborhood H olidays can be a wonderful way to establish traditions with those we care about. During a year where home remains the most popular place to be, many of us realize the value in the relationships in our closest proximity – not...

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...