There is a Way that Seems Right (Proverbs Game)

There is a Way that Seems Right (Proverbs Game)

Bible Passage: Proverbs 14:12 There is a way that appears to be right, but in the end it leads to death. Ideal Group Size: 3-8 kids What You Need:  Large space to play in Obstacles in your path (lucky us, our gym was all set up for a dinner -- plenty of obstacles!) Blindfold How to Play:  To begin, set up a playing area with plenty of obstacles (chairs, buckets, toys, balls, cones, etc) in the way.  Blindfold a volunteer and have them stand at one end of the playing … [Read more...]

The Psalms and Eminem: Using Music to Express our Souls

The Psalms and Eminem: Using Music to Express our Souls

Last week, one of our preteen boys and I got to talking about one of his favorite musical artists, Eminem.  While I certainly don't endorse this rapper, I do know that many kids like his emotional lyrics and the way that his music tugs on the soul (if you know some kids like this, direct them to some Christian hip hop artists like NF and Lecrae) .  Many people, adults and kids alike, love music for way it resonates with our own inner feelings and the way it seems to stir our hearts.  In Bible … [Read more...]

Wisdom is the Best Choice {Solomon}

Wisdom is the Best Choice {Solomon}

Will you be teaching on wisdom, the proverbs or even King Solomon soon?  Here are a few lesson ideas we recently used that you might find helpful as well! What's the Best Choice? Begin the class by showing three different gifts.  Have two that are brightly decorated and appealing to look at.  Have one that is plain and not quite as eye catching. Inside the plain bag, put a piece of paper that says "Wisdom".  In the other two gifts, put "power" and "riches" or "long life". Explain that … [Read more...]