Category Archives: The Love of the Father

Don’t Pop the Bubble – Object Lesson

PROPS NEEDED: Piece of bubble gum for each child. Have the children stand up in a circle and have a bubble gum blowing contest. Pick the 2 with the biggest bubbles. Have a second contest (between your 2 still standing). Explain that this time you want them to blow the biggest bubble they can, but […]

Free Craft about Love

Giving It Away What You Need: Craft Page (LOVE YOURSELF 1 CRAFT) Cardstock Glue Sticks Glitter Crayons or Markers What You Do: Each child will make a card to “Give” to someone to show kindness. They should write the name of the person they are giving it to on the card. Inside the circle, cover […]

6 Ways Kids Can Help Hurricane Harvey Victims

As many of you know, Hurricane Harvey hit fast and strong. As I was sitting on my couch yesterday, scrolling through Facebook. I saw image after image of helpers. I love this quote from Mr. Rogers, that during any tragedy, that his mom told him to “Look for the helpers.” I am not currently able […]

Millennial Dads are the Worst…

Millennial Dads are the worst...

“Millennial Dads are the worst at neglecting their kids.” “They are the worst at not being involved in their kids’ life.” A couple of years ago, someone walked up to my husband and asked him if he was involved in our one-year-old daughter’s life. My husband responded kindly saying he enjoyed taking part in our […]

The Call of the Father

There is a lot of work involved in leading a kids’ ministry in a local church; but at the end of the day, it is all about the kids and connecting them with their Heavenly Father. I was a kids’ pastor for fifteen years before I really understood the heart of the Father for His […]

Teaching Kids to Love Others

Self Pity is one of the greatest sources of unhappiness. On the other hand one of the greatest sources of happiness is in helping other people. We all have problems we are dealing with. If we stay focused on our problems we can become depressed. When we shift our focus to helping others it not only helps them but […]

Are Parents Really The Primary Spiritual Leader Of Their Kids?

There is a big emphasis in churches today on family ministry. In the context of family ministry, we hear a lot of talk about parents being the primary spiritual leaders of their kids. Many churches take this concept so far that they will not pray with kids to receive Christ, as they say, this is […]