OK, so you’ve been “volunteered” to do the kids Sunday School this week and you’re not quite sure what to do next. You may even have been given a lesson guide and some assistants to help out. To make sure you get off to the best possible start make sure you avoid these pitfalls and avoid the 3 big mistakes it’s so easy to make.Read More...
Have you ever been stuck for a Sunday School Lesson idea? Well not any more!
Here are over 100 Sunday School Lesson ideas you can use to kick start your planing for next week or map out a whole years worth of curriculum.
They’re sorted in Bible reference order with a Topic and Scripture reference included.
Do you need to put some extra oomph into your Youth Ministry?
You can sign up to a whole heap of great youth group and youth ministry resources there but if you scroll right down to the bottom you can get 101 Youth Ministry Tips for FREE.Read More...
Getting your kids excited about church
kids excited about churchIt doesn’t seem to matter how “funky” the service is or how “cool” the other kids are, the fact is that you can often find it a challenge getting kids excited about church.
No matter what denomination you attend you are going to come up against resistance at one time or another from within. Let’s face it, you get enough pushback in the world without needing any more to come at you from your own family. But the fact is that sometimes your kids just dread going to Church on a Sunday morning. They start to see it as a chore.Read More...
Bible Study for Kids – Superheroes
This is a great bible study for kids of all ages. I’ve used it for young kids who love Iron Man and
Spidey as well as pre-teens and teens. Superheroes are relatable and kids love them. The trick is to get the kids to see that the real heroes of their life are some of the great characters from the Bible, as well as the peers and adults in their life who are putting the Bible into practice.
Can I really Memorize Bible Verses?
memorize bible versesWell, you can actually. It just takes a little bit of effort, and with anything requiring effort we all need some sort of motivation.
I remember back when I was a young Christian, all excited and keen to impress my new-found brothers and sisters (well especially the sisters!) I was keen to memorize bible verses and to be able to quote them at will. Was my heart totally pure about it? Maybe, maybe not. But I can tell you I was motivated.Read More...
How can I be a better parent?
Well if you wan’t some great Christian parenting tips then read on. This list is far from exhaustive, but contains some of the best examples of what to focus on! If I make an effort to be closer to God’s Word I find it a lot easier to be a better parent.Read More...
How do you know if things are going well?
Look, it can sometimes be a bit hard to read just what’s going on in a teens mind right.Read More...
Youth Activities – Noah.
This is a great classic lesson that you can use as a morning Sunday School Lesson or an evening youth group activity or anything in- between.
Praying with Your Kids
Teaching Your Child to Start Their Day In Prayer
Have you begun a busy day and then after a little while you notice how quickly it’s gone downhill?
If you haven’t spent time in prayer then you’ll recognise how often this can be the case. This is really noticeable if starting your day in prayer is your habit and then you get too busy and forget.We all need prayer, even our young kids.Read More...
Top 5 Tips for Teaching Gifted Kids
teaching gifted kidsHow to recognise Gifted Students
Gifted students can actually have a lot in common with these who are stuggling. In many cases they can exhibit similar behaviours. They can often become disruptive or disenagaged, not because they can’t keep up, but because they’re bored! It’s important to be able to recognise the difference and deal with each situation in turn.Read More...
How to deal with learning difficulties in the classroom
Do you have kids in class that need special attention?
Sometimes the kids in class or even youth group that can be a little harder to teach than other. It’s not that they don’t want to be there, but sometimes they just have special needs.
You can’t just ask their parents to “talk” with them and set the straight. It doesn’t work that way in most cases. You do have to recognise what’s going on and work on a strategy to make classroom life easier for you and better for them.Read More...