Childrens’ Minister

Leadership Training for Christ

The 2018 LTC season is off to a great start! We’ve had over 40 turn in registration forms and several new families joining the effort for LTC. I have to confess, that I still need to turn in my 4 forms, but at least we’ve all got a little time until the due date. Speaking…

Fantastic Verses … and How to Memorize Them

On Wednesday nights our 3rd and 4th Graders are taking a journey to find and memorize fantastic verses in the Bible. Placing scripture in memory at an early age is a crucial component of laying a foundation for spiritual growth. Jesus used scripture to fight Satan and our children can do the same. Scripture should…

Christian Evidences for Kids

As we wrap up a quarter of studying Christian Evidences, I wanted to share with you some of what we have been studying in the 5th and 6th grade class. Many who believe in evolution and the “big bang” are doing everything they can to spread this teaching through our schools and published everywhere so…

Your Talents to Teach Jesus

“I baptize you with water for repentance. But after me comes one who is more powerful than I, whose sandals I am not worthy to carry. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.” – Matthew 3:11. Everyone has a special talent; something you are good at doing. We all have something important…

Breaking the Shackles

During our last pre-teen devotional we discussed a problem most of us face as Christians. We like to hold on to the burdens that weigh us down. We struggle, because we don’t turn everything over to Jesus. It may be bad habits, bad company or any other sin in which we are entangled. To demonstrate…

A Big Thanks

As the church wide Wednesday night study of the Book of Acts comes to a close, we would like to give a HUGE thanks to the following people who helped with the skits in the 3-6 year old class.   Bill and Mary Sue Wagner, Scott and Sandy Sims, Steve and Lydia Howe, David and…

Who Should We Be in 2017

n the last Pre-Teen devo we discussed a very important fact about history when thinking about our faith. The power and love of God was shown in many ways to his people through time, but one of the most was the ability to see the future He gave the prophets to write about the coming…

Tearing Down Idols

During the Pre-Teen devo this past month we discussed idols we can place in our hearts. God was constantly warning the Israelites about the idols they chased after with the foreign people of the land. The people started by creating the golden calf after God delivered them from Egypt. Over time they continued returning to…

Faith Like a Child

Jesus said, “Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.” – Matthew 18:3 With having five kids in our family there is never a shortage of funny statements going around. One morning when Maria was about 6 years old, she came to us…