Monday, November 23, 2020

The Word of God: Pastoral Applications

Our series, "The Word of God: A Living Force," has been a journey of accessing, experiencing, understanding, celebrating, studying, and listening to the Word of God.

Complete-A-Project Bible Search: Zeal for God’s House

This Complete-A-Project Bible Search activity is for teacher and students (grades 4-6) working together. Use the Bible to answer the questions on the activity sheet. This Bible Search is based on John 2:13-25.

Complete-A-Project Bible Search: Faith Shows in Good Works

This Complete-A-Project Bible Search activity is for teacher and students (grades 4-6) working together.

Leading Young People Through Lectio Divina

JARED DEES The goal of lectio divina (“sacred reading”) is to encounter Christ when you read the Bible, not just to understand an idea. We...

Bible Rookie: “I don’t know where to start!”

Beginning Bible tips for youth. BECKY GROTH If I have heard one comment more than any other from teens (and adults) about the Bible, it’s definitely...

Complete-A-Project Bible Search: On the Way to Emmaus

This Complete-A-Project Bible Search Activity is for teacher and students (grades 4-6) working together.

Small Packages

Teaching the Story of David and Goliath LYNN WEHNER In the world, we are besieged by the idea that “bigger is better.” And yet God himself...

Getting to the Truth in the Bible

MARIETTE MARTINEAU  Sooner or later, a student is going to read a Bible story and then ask, "Is it true or not true?" Often, it...

A Parable of Forgiveness

The Prodigal Returns BY LYNN WEHNER Soon we will come face-to-face with Lent, a season marked by prayer, penance, and the call to return to God....

A Family Together: Jesus’ Journey to Calvary

This Palm Sunday, we hear the story of Jesus' Passion and Death from the Gospel of Mark (14:1—15:47). A few days later, on Good Friday, we hear the account from the Gospel of John (18:1—19:42). To help enter more deeply into Jesus' experience during his last hours, join him on his journey to Calvary by tracing the path he most likely took. Number each stop along the way, and mark the path as you go from place to place. At each stop, reflect on the Bible passage given.