I remember being really excited as I stood in line waiting for a ride at the fair. It was one of my favorite rides called the "Tilt-A-Whirl". As I stood in line with my sister and brother, we noticed some folks getting in line ahead of us.… Read the rest “Children’s Moment for 19-May-19”
There was a summer a long time ago when I was a bit older than you that my family when to the Worlds Fair. All of us kids were very exited as we went from exhibit to exhibit and maybe I was a bit too excited because I go to the next exhibit and turned to say something to my mom and dad and...… Read the rest “Children’s Moment for 12-May-19”
Have you ever had to be asked to do something more than once? What are some of those things you mom or dad or teacher had to ask you to do twice?
Sometimes we just need a reminder. Sometimes we need to know that we'll have help to do it.… Read the rest “Children’s Moment for 5-May-19”
I have a new word for you today. That word is "gullible". Do you know what gullible means? It means someone who will believe anything without proof. The disciple named Thomas was not gullible. He wanted proof. He wanted to be sure.… Read the rest “Children’s Moment for 28-Apr-19”
Have you ever been so happy and surprised by seeing something that you just couldn't wait to go and tell someone else about it. I'm not talking about the "Na-na-na-na-na-na I've got something you don't" type of thing. but the kind of "I'm so happy, I just want everybody else to know about this" type of thing. … Read the rest “Children’s Moment for 21-Apr-19”
Today, when we came into the sanctuary, we were all waving these palm leaves and shouting things like "Hosanna!" and "Blessed is the king who comes in the name of the Lord!" Do you know why we did that?
We were acting out what happened when Jesus came into Jerusalem on the first Palm Sunday.… Read the rest “Children’s Moment for 14-Apr-19”
When I was in first grade, they had a contest to see who could sell the most candy. The money from the candy went to buy school supplies so that no one had to do without them. If you sold the most candy, you'd get a giant candy bar.… Read the rest “Children’s Moment for 7-Apr-19”
How many of you have brothers or sisters? I have a younger sister and an older brother. My brother's birthday was just one week after mine. One year, when I was about your age, I really wanted a toy airplane.… Read the rest “Children’s Moment for 31-Mar-19”
My dad had a workshop in the basement of our house with all kinds of tools for working with wood. Dad loved to make useful things and I like to help him when I could.
One day, I decided I wanted to make a box for some of my small toys.… Read the rest “Children’s Moment for 24-Mar-19”
I really loved to climb trees when I was your age. There was hardly a tree in my neighborhood that I wouldn't climb and no time of the year when I wouldn't climb them. That's why I ended falling out of a tree onto some ice on the ground.… Read the rest “Children’s Moment for 17-Mar-19”