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A Gospel Song for Children

April 15, 2014 in Blog with 0 Comments
One of the things I miss most about not teaching this year is the wonderful worship time that I experienced in first grade Sunday school. I especially miss singing Mighty, Mighty Savior with the children. It is an easy song for children to learn, and it presents clear Gospel truth. You can see the words... continue >>

Being Amazed Over and Over Again

April 14, 2014 in Blog with 0 Comments
As a teacher, the greatest emphasis in our lesson preparation is spending time in heart preparation. I found these words from Pastor C. J. Mahaney to be especially helpful this week: I received another recent expression of thanks from a man who concluded his letter with these words: “I am amazed by the power of... continue >>

Free Lesson: Helping Children Understand the Resurrection

April 9, 2014 in Blog with 2 Comments
I love Easter. I love reading the familiar gospel accounts. I love the bright, beautifully decorated sanctuary at church. I love the loud, celebratory music we sing together. I love hearing the pastor repeatedly proclaim “He is risen!” I love seeing the children dressed up and full of excitement. I love gathering together with family... continue >>

Free Lesson: Helping Children Understand the Cross

April 8, 2014 in Blog with 0 Comments
The gospel narratives give us a vivid picture of the events of Jesus’ final days and hours. As teachers and parents it is important that we help our children “walk” through these. All the events of Jesus’ life and ministry led to this moment in history: The perfect Son of God giving up His life... continue >>

Creative Holy Week Activity: The Resurrection Tree

April 7, 2014 in Blog with 0 Comments
Holy Week will soon be upon us and it’s not too late to start a new tradition. Here is a wonderful idea from Noël Piper that is simple, creative and meaningful. You can easily include the whole family in this activity. The Resurrection Tree is a bare branch, broken from a bush in the back... continue >>