May 22, 2018 No comments exist

*Note: This may be a sensitive topic for some children. Background: Luke 18:35-43  Memory Verse: But in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and respect, having a…

May 15, 2018 No comments exist

Background Scriptures: Proverbs 6:16-19; Proverbs 26:24-26; Romans 16:17-20 Memory Verse:  I appeal to you, brothers, to watch out for those who cause divisions and create obstacles contrary to the doctrine that you have been taught; avoid them. Romans 16:17 ESV   “Hey McKinley, can I see your cell phone? I want to look at something if that’s okay.”…

May 8, 2018 No comments exist

   Background: Psalm 23   Memory Verses: For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother’s womb. Your eyes saw my unformed substance; in your book were written, every one of them, the days that were formed for me, when as yet there was none of them. Psalm 139: 13, 16 ESV   …

April 25, 2018 4 comments

Background: Daniel 4:28-37 Memory Verse: Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall. Proverbs 16:18 ESV   “I got this!” Jamie shouted. “Come on! Pass the ball! I can get the shot,” his teammate, Amal, called out. This was the usual situation when Jamie played. He kept the ball for most of…

April 17, 2018 No comments exist

Background Scripture: 2 Corinthians 12:1-10 Memory Verses: Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing. James 1:2-4  ESV Sarah could barely see…

April 3, 2018 1 comment

Background: John 6:1-14; Luke 21:1-4; Matthew 6:1-4   Key Verse: “There is a boy here who has five barley loaves and two fish, but what are they for so many?” John 6:9 ESV  When Raina arrived at the church, she was excited.  This would be her first time singing with the youth choir.  As she sat on the bench to…

April 1, 2018 No comments exist

Imagine you were chosen to run in a big race.  As a part of running this race, you have to train hard. This means you have to give up your favorite candy for the duration of training. On some days, you can’t go with your friends because you have to train.  And on some other…

March 31, 2018 No comments exist

Imagine expecting a gift in the mail.  You’re excited about it, and you’ve told everyone who would listen that your gift is coming.  However, the gift doesn’t arrive when you expect it to arrive.  You’re extremely disappointed.  Does it mean that the gift will not arrive?  No, it does not. In the silence, people are…

March 30, 2018 No comments exist

Imagine you were in a room full of people and someone said, “Hey, you bumped me, and I spilled my drink.” In your mind, you know you did not bump that person.  Out of the side of your eye, you see the person who did it.  They look nervous. Obviously, they were having a difficult…

March 29, 2018 No comments exist

Imagine you are playing a game with your family and friends.  As you overcome those who play your enemy, you holler, “Surrender!”  In this context, surrender means to give in to defeat.  However, as we celebrate Maundy Thursday, the day before Jesus went to the cross, we can look at his surrender in a different…