The Girl in the Red Dress

The Girl in the Red Dress

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.

Make the Most of Every Moment

Make the Most of Every Moment

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.”

Finding God in the Nonfiction Section

Finding God in the Nonfiction Section

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.

From Scared All the Time to Fear Free

From Scared All the Time to Fear Free

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.”

Miracle in the Oklahoma Panhandle

Miracle in the Oklahoma Panhandle

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.

CEF Takes Part in Massive Luis Palau Event

CEF Takes Part in Massive Luis Palau Event

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.

World Winning Children

World Winning Children

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.