The disciples tell Thomas they saw Jesus—alive—after he’d died! Thomas doesn’t believe them. He says he needs to see and feel Jesus’ wounds to confirm that Jesus is real. Jesus appears, and Thomas believes. Even though we can’t see Jesus, we can trust that Jesus is real. (John 20:24-29) Here’s a video of the story… Continue reading Sunday: Jesus Helps Us With our Doubts
As a girl, Kathie Philips enjoyed Valentine’s Day in her house. Her mom always made it special with decorations, candy, cards, and a red & white dinner (i.e., spaghetti, lasagna, etc.). She has tried to make new traditions with her family for Valentine’s Day, and one thing they all enjoy are sweet treats. If you’re looking for sweet treats… Continue reading Deliciously Easy Valentine’s Day Snack Ideas for Kids
Prayer is Talking to God Prayer is sharing your deepest secrets with God and telling Him your biggest fears. Prayer is telling God about other people’s problems and asking Him to solve them. Prayer is chatting with God about everything that’s happening in your life and letting Him know what you’re thinking and feeling. Prayer… Continue reading What IS Prayer, Anyway?
Do you sometimes feel like you're a big zero? Do you feel like you're just not good enough in all different areas of your life, and you are worthless in so many ways? In this video you'll see how Jesus invites you to come to Him and find out how He makes you worth millions!… Continue reading Kids’ Spot: You’re Not a Big Zero!
A woman pours a valuable jar of perfume over Jesus’ head. The disciples are mad, thinking this is a waste of money. But Jesus sees it as an act of love, and Jesus appreciates our love. He says this woman’s act will be remembered forever (Matthew 26:6-13). Here’s a video of the story we’ll be exploring in our Digging… Continue reading Sunday: Jesus Receives Worship From a Woman
I AM your friend when you are lonely, and your best friend when you have many friends around you. I take care of your parents so they can take care of you. I AM gentler than the kindest grandma and more loving than you could ever imagine. I AM patient with you and love you… Continue reading God Says, “I AM…”
Do you feel empty and lonely today? Have you been trying to cover it up and pretend everything is fine so no one will know you are hurting inside? God wants you to be honest about how you feel and ask others to pray for you. What does a glass of milk have to do… Continue reading Kids’ Spot: Be Real!
The Pharisees often try to trick Jesus into saying something wrong. In this story, they try to trick him by asking him what the most important commandment is. Jesus gives a great answer and then talks about how hypocritical they are. He calls them “whitewashed tombs”—beautiful on the outside but dead on the inside. Jesus doesn’t want… Continue reading Sunday: Jesus Talks to the Pharisees
Here are three simple, but amazing science devotions for you to try! Blowin' in the Wind: Water currents and wind help you see how God can change the direction of your life.Friends Stick Together: The bonding properties of water show that you should stick by your friends.Jiggle, Shake, Quake: Experience miniature “earthquakes” as you explore… Continue reading Three Amazing Science Experiments and Devotions
Have you made any New Year's goals yet? First, ask Jesus what His plans are for you. Then, use one (or both) of these worksheets to jot down a few things to focus on. Click here for the Goal-Setting worksheets