God has always used small offerings for big things. Remember how Jesus fed the 5,000 with five barley loaves and two fish? That miracle was significant enough to be recorded in all four gospels (Matthew 14:13–21, Mark 6:32–44, Luke 9:10–17, John 6:1–14). It’s a story big enough to be taught in every Sunday school class. Continue reading →
The concept of Jesus’ resurrection is a complex one to teach to little hearts and minds.
This year, my boys and I will be making “Resurrection Cookies” the day before Easter
and munching on them Easter morning. The cookies are made with a simple recipe that
incorporates ingredients to represent the elements of Jesus’ death and resurrection. It’s
hands-on, fun, and edible, making this lesson perfect for kids of all ages. Continue reading →
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Several weeks ago my three-year-old, Eli, came home from church brokenhearted. After several moments of crying we finally pried out what was troubling him. “I want . . .” sob, sob, “Jesus to give me,” sob, sob, “my heart back” he wailed.
It seems that someone at church had asked Eli about giving his heart to Jesus. Our very literal three-year-old was crushed by the thought that Jesus had taken his heart. He didn’t understand what Jesus was going to do with his heart, and he wasn’t quite sure how he was going to function without it. Continue reading →
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Moms, are you looking for ways to put a little “love” in your cooking this Valentine’s Day? Check out these recipes that are sure to warm your kids’ hearts (and your husband’s, too)! Continue reading →
Most moms know how to make a mean peanut butter and jelly. That simple task is a reminder of the way mom math works on God’s kingdom. God can do so much more than you think with one little lunch… Continue reading →