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The Existence of Evil and Good Friday

April 16, 2014 in Blog with 0 Comments
There comes a point when there is no longer a way to avoid the difficult question, “Why is there evil in the world?” Whether or not our children and students verbalize it specifically, they will be wondering. How will we answer a question that so many great thinkers and theologians have debated for centuries? I... continue >>

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 >>