Category Archives: Object Lesson

5 Things Kids Learn When They Lead.

(Isaiah 11:6, “….a child shall lead them”) People have wondered whether children learn to be leaders from their experiences or if leadership is something a person is born with. Children are often judged by their size and not by their ability, whether they can lead others. That is exactly what Samuel thought when he went […]

Stop Being Afraid, IT’S NOT THAT SIMPLE, or is it?

God does not want fear controlling our life. However, fear is all around us and I have especially noticed how kids are afraid of a lot of things these days. Some fears are real and some are imaginary. There is fear of spiders, snakes, monsters and the boogieman. There is fear of dogs, heights and […]

THE KEY to looking beyond what you see

Have you ever had a “problem” that you were facing and it seemed like a giant mountain? Or, maybe you looked at a situation and thought, “How is this going to work out?” We all have had situations and life experiences that seem overwhelming to us. It looks like there is no way out. There […]

Dollar Store Sermons

EPISODE 101 When I need a dose of inspiration I will walk around the Dollar Store and ideas will pop out at me. Here you go. Watch this three minute video for eight sermons from the dollar store and the best thing about it is they only cost one buck. DOLLAR STORE SERMONS WHAT IS […]

3 Ways The Holy Spirit Speaks To Us

When a child receives Christ the Holy Spirit comes to live inside them. Kids don’t get a junior Holy Spirit. They get the same Holy Spirit that you and I get. Why does the Holy Spirit come to live in us? The primary reason is to lead us and guide us. If I could do […]

Where is the best place to worship God?

Worship seems to be the easiest way to get into the presence of God. (Even unchurched people are drawn by true, sincere worship.) The Bible says, “The Father seeks such to worship Him.” What is God looking for? He is looking for people who are seeking Him. The reason we were created was to fellowship […]

Are your Kids Online Services working?

Just like you, I am streaming an online kids service each week. The big question I have is, “Am I reaching kids and their families?” Is there a way to tell? How do I get my kids to engage and make a comment on my kids online service? This sounds easy, but is it? I […]

Learning From Parenting Failures

Covid-19 has turned everything upside down. We used to feel like we were in control of our lives, now we feel like we are not. This is especially disconcerting, when we are talking about our kids.  Maybe you used to feel like a good parent, and now you find yourself yelling at your kids a lot. […]

What Motivates God?

Everybody has something that makes them tick, something that motivates them.    For some people it is sports or video games.  For other people it is making money.  Many people are into collecting things such as baseball cards, comic books or antiques.  What is it that motivates God?  What does God the Father live for? […]