She was three when her mother took her to a Sunday school class for the first time; a shy, blonde girl with hazel-brown eyes, dressed in a red dress with hair ribbons to match.
This inspiring story of American war hero, Jacob DeShazer, will help you share what happened on #PearlHarborDay with the children in your life.
Looking back over 30 years of children’s ministry, I regret the times I put the urgency of completing the lesson ahead of the needs of my learners. I regret the times I told a child I would be glad to listen to his concern over his sick cat “later.”
Sherry Biddison teaches a Good News Club in the school library with a sign above her head which reads, “Non-Fiction.” It is fitting, because the Bible is as nonfiction as it gets! Children today are offered many different versions of ‘truth’ by their parents, teachers, friends, and TV celebrities.
She would ask things like: “Why do I need to believe in God?” “How do I know I believe in God?” “I am just scared all the time that a man with a gun is gonna come.”
Your Sunday school class was going great! Jesus had fed the 5,000 and Jaxon was tracking right along with the story.
A 5th grader gets a new hand from a teenager with a calling to help others at Good News Club©.
There is a small town in the Oklahoma panhandle that has no church or church building, but only an elementary school and city hall. In the fall of 2011, a small group of believers and their Pastor from a town 12 miles away began praying about outreach to the children in this small town.
Wherever you find 30,000 adults in attendance, you know there will also be children. CEF chapters in Michigan had the amazing opportunity of coming alongside the Luis Palau Association for CityFest West Michigan held in Grand Rapids.
As a young child I crouched in front of the television, shocked by the bitter images of tribal conflict between the Tutsi and Hutu people of Central Africa. Little did I realize that down the road of life, in a different place at a different time, God would use me to be a light in that very darkness.