Specifically more Peter Which, to be fair, means more Jesus and more of the Spirit I can't help thinking that Peter would prefer to be the subtitle, but I thought about for a while and decided that this way round gives me a more natural lead for starting this post... The second lesson in our … Continue reading More Acts
An Overview of Acts For Sunday Schools who have 5 weeks to spare So if you had to describe Acts in a tweet what would you say? (Actually do this and leave me 140 characters of Acts info in the comments down below). I had more than a tweet but just 5 weeks of Sunday … Continue reading New Series
Finally! And with much rejoicing! The Jesus Rescues series for preschool groups is completed! It's been a month since I posted last saying that uploading this series was slow - so at least I'm consistant. You can now find the stories, craft and songs all uploaded! I've been busy writing new Sunday School lessons for … Continue reading At last!
Slowly but surely (That slowness is my uploading speed) Getting the God rescues New Testament series uploaded is taking it's time - sorry about that! There's about half of it up at the moment if you haven't seen it yet. I am somewhat reassured by the fact that the Spirit is making me more and … Continue reading Jesus Rescues!
Resources for making the most of your summer Whether your regular scheduling continues or Sunday School is taking a break Summer is already here in Chicago: with a vengeance! Kids break up for vacation much earlier here than we do in the UK (If you're in a school there: keep going - you're really close!) … Continue reading Summer days, drifting away…
Celebrate it! How to link Passover to Easter at home or in Sunday School It's not a coincidence that Jesus was crucified at passover time - God loves a real life metaphor and the death of a lamb to rescue a son perfectly foreshadows the death of the Lamb to rescue us and make us … Continue reading Don’t pass over Passover
Holy Week Celebrations Worksheets and colouring and videos; oh my! For Palm Sunday Worksheet on Luke 19v28-44 Jesus Enters Jerusalem for 8-12's but could be adapted Jesus' Triumphal Entry colouring page for up to 7 years old This video for 4-11's God's Story: Palm Sunday And A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Jerusalem … Continue reading High days and Holy Days
There's more to Easter than eggs And here are some gifts to help show it Kids, in my experience, ask a lot of questions. If you know a child between two and 10 you're undoubtably answering a lot of questions - and as frustrating as that can be; it's a fantastic thing! If you find … Continue reading Easter Gifts
An American Idol and a great role model So no, I'm not suggesting you idolise this weeks inspirational Black Christian - she just happens to have come to fame through the American Idol TV show. I can't think of a better introduction for her than one of her most recent songs: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ejycllx5iwA So here's our … Continue reading Black History Celebrations
Wonderful Worksheets and all the drama of a situation The last of our first person dramas captures Onesimus' side of the story Paul tells in his letter to Philemon. I find having a story told in this way, whether it's read off the page or acted out, is a great addition to reading from the Bible; … Continue reading Onesimus’ story