God Is Stronger Than Any Man (Quick Peek of Top 50 Bible Stories)

God Is Stronger Than Any Man (Quick Peek of Top 50 Bible Stories)

Hey there!  If you haven't gotten a chance to grab a copy of my book Top 50 Bible Stories yet, you're in luck!  I'm going to be sharing a few chapters of the book with you and I'll also be giving away 5 copies over on Growing Kids Ministry's facebook during this week. Today, I'll be highlighting chapter ten of the book -- God Is Stronger Than Any Man! This Week’s Passage: Exodus 7:20-21, 8:1-4, 8:24, 9:23-26 and 10:21-22 Memory Verse: Then the LORD said to Moses, “Now you will see what … [Read more...]

Moses and the Burning Bush Craft

Moses and the Burning Bush Craft

Looking to add a little something to the story of Moses and the burning bush (Exodus 3)? Check out this fun craft: What You Need: Coloring Page of a tree (we used the Mulberry tree by Van Gogh)  Red and Yellow Tissue Paper, ripped into small pieces Orange Tissue paper (optional) Glue Crayons (optional) What You Do: Color the trunk of the tree and ground (optional) Put glue all over the top part of the tree. Apply ripped up tissue paper to top of tree to give a … [Read more...]

The Bronze Snake: Children’s Church Lesson

The Bronze Snake: Children’s Church Lesson

This last week, we studied Numbers 20 and 21 in Children's Church. This passage covers Moses striking a rock to get water (against God's commands) and also the Israelite people being bitten by snakes.   These are the stations we used with the kids.  We are using the Gospel Project curriculum and some of these suggestions come from that teacher's guide. Snack Time: As I was telling the story, I let the kids eat pretzels and had the water clearly visible, but I wouldn't let any of the kids drink … [Read more...]

Moses Craft and Activities for Kids (Exodus)

Moses Craft and Activities for Kids (Exodus)

Moses is one of my favorite people from Bible times.  Perhaps because his life was an adventure from the start.  Perhaps because despite his cowardice and perceived limitations, God turned him into an inspiration and amazing leader. During a recent Kids' Club program, we took a closer look at the life of Moses. Here's some details from the class! Large Group During lesson time, I used the flashcards from 1 + 1 + 1.  I laminated them ahead of time and asked kids if they recall any of the … [Read more...]

Crossing the Red Sea (Moses and Exodus)

Crossing the Red Sea (Moses and Exodus)

Welcome to Day #13 of the 31 Days of Bible Based Crafts!  Today, we'll be heading back to Exodus for another look at the miraculous crossing of the Red Sea.   You can check out more Moses related crafts and lesson ideas on Growing Kids Ministry at the bottom of this post.    To check out all the posts in this 31 Day series, head on over to the 2014 Road Map.  Let's Get Started! What You Need: Blue Construction Paper Brown Construction Paper Clip art of Moses (I found mine … [Read more...]

10 Commandments: Wall Decoration and Craft

10 Commandments: Wall Decoration and Craft

Today, we'll be taking a look at a lesson every kidmin person will likely hit at some point in their career: The 10 Commandments.   This post is day #10 in the 31 Days of Bible Based Crafts series.  You can check out all the posts in the 2014 series here. Let's get started! What You Need: Construction Paper Sharpie Marker Pencils Glue What You Do: Cut 10 pieces of construction paper into large tablet shapes and write the 10 Commandments (Exodus 20) on them.  Hang them up in … [Read more...]