When we think of Jesus’ suffering on the first “Good Friday,” it does not seem good at all, especially to kids. Thinking of the Easter story in terms of three core truths may help guide your conversations. 1. Jesus’ death was the only solution to our sin problem. 2. Jesus died for guilty people—like us! 3. Jesus’ death changed everything. The morning of February 18, 2020, … [Read more...] about Why Is Friday Good? Helping Kids Understand Good Friday
Parents find biblical precepts to guide them through the struggles of our modern world, from toddlers and tantrums to teenagers and texting.
What questions do you have about screen time? Jump to a topic: Smartphones and Safety Smartphones and Smart Boundaries Screens and Online School Resetting Screen Time Smartphones and Single Parents (or Grandparents!) Setting an Example With Screens Seeking Unity for Screen Time Even before the coronavirus pandemic shuttered parks, schools, and sports programs for … [Read more...] about Rethinking Your Kids’ Screen Time in 2021
Christmas Through the Eyes of a Child When I was growing up, most churches had some sort of a Christmas pageant every year. The average-sized church could pull together enough grammar school-aged kids to be the cast and fill all the roles: shepherds, wise men, angels, the innkeeper, and the various animals that we assume were in the stable that eventful night. The plum … [Read more...] about Children and the Joy of Christmas
Genesis 11:1-9 Do you know what happened in the book of Genesis when people thought they could build a tower to the heavens and show God and others their greatness? Keep reading to find out... After the flood, God told Noah and his family to have children and spread out around the world. But instead, the people settled in one place. Then, they began building a tower so … [Read more...] about The Tower of Babel Story for Kids
It’s not unusual to sing along to our favorite songs or say our favorite lines from movies. Maybe you can say your favorite book or bedtime story by heart because you love it so much. While it’s fun to have all those things we love in our mind, it’s even more important to memorize the Word of God. The Bible says its words are living and active. That means the Bible can give … [Read more...] about 10 Bible Verses Every Kid Should Know