Teaching children Bible lessons–at their own pace

little feet taking a big step onto a tree stump

In Vacation Bible School–and nearly every other part of children’s ministry–teaching children Bible lessons is one of the most important things you will ever do. Last week, we talked about keeping the children engaged as you tell the Bible story. … Continue reading

Something for the children #39: 20 simple ways to make Mom feel special

wildflowers--daisies and dandelion

Hello, children! Did you know that Mother’s Day is this Sunday? It would be a great time to think of some ways that you could make your mom feel special–after all, moms are a special gift from God to us! … Continue reading

Vacation Bible School: Teaching Christian children to defend their faith, pt 3

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Previously, in our series on Teaching Christian children to defend their faith, we talked about the importance of leading children to a personal decision for Christ, and then giving them a firm foundation in God’s Holy Word, the Bible. Christian … Continue reading

Vacation Bible School: Teaching Christian children to defend their faith, pt 2

sample of "Sword Drill" activity sheets from VBS--Superstars for Jesus

In Part 1 of Vacation Bible School: Teaching Christian children to defend their faith, we saw that the first goal of Vacation Bible School is leading the children to Jesus so that they can choose for themselves to be known … Continue reading

Vacation Bible School: Teaching Christian children to defend their faith, pt 1

girl washing dishes in a messy kitchen

At Vacation Bible School, you are likely to have children at a wide variety of places in their Christian walk.  You will have Christian children who have never thought of any other way of life; you will have children from … Continue reading