St Patrick’s Object Lesson – Trusting God in Times of Doubt

trusting god object lesson

Kids need to know that God is in control – this children’s message object lesson makes that point with a fun reference to St. Patrick’s Day. Download the message script below and watch the demonstration video to help you prepare. “Trusting God in Times of Doubt” Children’s Sermon Object Lesson from John 4:5-42 Main Objective: … Read more

When to re-open church? What about the kids ministry? Let’s talk Coronavirus.

Churches open after Coronavirus

COVID-19 has been closing churches since March 15th. Congregations are starting to come back. 20% of churches will open for in-person events this Sunday (5/17). That’s up from a low of 3.6% on 4/19. We’ve been polling our website readers every week: What is your church doing this Sunday? Full results at the link below. … Read more

What’s your VBS plans? Will stay-at-home cancel your Vacation Bible School?

vbs poll for pandemic online vbs

With the stay-at-home orders covering all 50 states, this summer’s VBS could be in danger. I’d love to hear what you are thinking. Leave a comment below. Should churches cancel VBS for summer of 2020? From what I’m hearing, most churches will wait until the first week of May to start those discussions. My personal … Read more

Coronavirus Bible Verses – What does the Bible say about COVID-19?

coronavirus bible verses

What does the Bible say about the Coronavirus Pandemic? God is not silent, HE is speaking in the Holy Scriptures. Churches can respond and share God’s love even when the building is closed. Here are some key scriptures and prayers to share with your family, congregation, or friends during this public health crisis. What does … Read more

Kids Bible Study (John 11:1-45) Jesus Raised Lazarus from the Dead

Kids Bible Study Jesus Raised Lazarus

This Sunday School lesson was designed for parents to use with their children at home on the week of March 29, 2020. Everything is included in the PDF download below (teaching notes, coloring pages, craft directions, game ideas, and worksheets). Use what is most helpful for your kids and ignore the rest. Families can also watch … Read more

Christian – now is the time to INCREASE your CHURCH offering

Church members should give more

“Giving” and “offering” are words that make every minister shy — Your pastor isn’t called to panhandle for offerings. Nobody wants to be a televangelist during this pandemic. Even to mention “online giving” will trigger the haters on Facebook. BUT…. Right now — creative and brave church leaders are finding ways to impact their community. … Read more