Following God’s Path: A Lesson in Bible Study for Kids

Following God’s Path: A Lesson in Bible Study for Kids

While we were studying the Catechism for boys and girls during our midweek program a few months ago, we spent a week learning about Following God's Path. Just as certain things (such as a flashlight, a map, and footprints) help us follow the path in the woods, other things can help us follow God's path. To introduce the topic (and to pique some interest), I taped some animal tracks down on the ground starting at the front door.  Some headed into the sanctuary and some led all the way to the … [Read more...]

The Covenant Between God and Man: Kids and the Catechism

The Covenant Between God and Man: Kids and the Catechism

This week, we'll be continuing our study of the Catechism for boys and girls.  As mentioned before, we made a few revisions to make the language a little more child-friendly.    This will be our last week with the Questions and Answers before we dive into filling the candy bags for the block party and starting to practice for the annual Christmas play.  Hard to believe! This week, we'll cover these two questions: ~ and ~ Since the lesson centers on obedience, a rousing game of Simon Says … [Read more...]

Review and Recitation: Who is Man?

Review and Recitation: Who is Man?

Recently, we've been discussing the creation of man in our midweek Children's Ministry program.  This week, during Review and Recitation, we'll be reviewing the following questions (click through for more lesson ideas on each): Who were the first people? How did God create people?  What did God give Adam and Eve?  Do you have a soul?  Describe Adam and Eve at the beginning of time YOU CAN GRAB THE HANDOUT FOR OUR QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS THIS QUARTER HERE! … [Read more...]

Holy and Happy {Teaching Kids Basic Bible Theology}

Holy and Happy {Teaching Kids Basic Bible Theology}

We’re in lesson seven in our Catechism curriculum with the kids in our midweek program.  Here’s what we have covered so far this quarter (click through for more lesson details): Where do you learn how to love and obey God?  Who Wrote the Bible?  Following God’s Path  Who were the first people?  Who did God create people? What did God give Adam and Eve?  Do you have a soul? Grab the PDF chart of all our current and upcoming questions here! This week, we will be tackling … [Read more...]

Body and Soul: Teaching Basic Theology to Kids

Body and Soul: Teaching Basic Theology to Kids

We're in lesson six in our Catechism curriculum with the kids in our midweek program.  Here's what we've covered so far this quarter: Where do you learn how to love and obey God?  Who Wrote the Bible?  Following God's Path  Who were the first people?  Who did God create people? This week, we'll be covering these questions: Q19: What did God give Adam and Eve? A: He gave them a body and a soul   Q20: Do you have a soul? A: Yes, and my soul will last … [Read more...]

Who Were the First People? {The Catechism and Kids}

Who Were the First People? {The Catechism and Kids}

This week, we're continuing with our modified Catechism questions and answers. We've talked briefly about the Scriptures and where they came from and now we turn our attention to the first people on earth.   Here's a video we used to help recap the Bible lessons from the last few weeks from one of my favorite series, What's in the Bible with Phil Vischer. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vhBuejNmH0E This week's questions are: Q16: Who were the first people? A: Adam and Eve Q17: How did … [Read more...]