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Category archive: Discipleship

From Epiphany to Lent

As we begin 2016 we can share the story of Nehemiah teaching the scriptures to the people at the Water Gate of Jerusalem. When we celebrate the beginning of the Season of Epiphany, we start with Wise Men Worship Jesus, the story of the wise men from the east. Then the Baptism of the Lord…

Happy New Year 2014

Wishing You and Your Family a Happy New Year! From Jim at So now that you’ve started 2014, what are your plans to reach more children with the good news of Jesus? Please share your ideas below so everyone will benefit from your best practices.

Chariot of Fire

Text: 2 Kings 2:7-12 Prop: A poster of Elijah and Elisha or a runner’s baton Summary: The story of Elijah passing his mantle to Elisha. Before God took Elijah to heaven in a chariot of fire, he prepared his follower to continue the Lord’s work. Have you ever watched the Olympics on TV? When runners…

Follow Me

Text: Luke 5:27-28 Prop: a poster of Footprints. Summary: Jesus calls us to follow him. How many of you have ever played “Simon Says?” (Show of hands.) Let’s try it.([Test them to see if they follow directions.) Today I want to talk to you about what it means to follow Jesus. One day Jesus saw a…

Peter’s Pledge

Text: Matthew 16:13-17 Prop: National flag or Christian flag Summary: Peter confessed that he believed Jesus was the Son of God. How many of you know the Pledge of Allegiance? Here in America we stand to recite it at the beginning of the school day. When we make a pledge we are promising to do something….

Soul-ed Out for Jesus

Text: Mark 1:4-11 Prop: Some movie or theater tickets. Summary: John the Baptist was completely committed to preparing the way for Jesus. He pointed others to Jesus. Have you ever been to a movie or theater play that was so popular that all the tickets sold out? People stand in line for hours to get…

Ready to Serve

When I consider how my light is spent Ere half my days in this dark world and wide, And that one talent which is death to hide Lodg’d with me useless, though my soul more bent To serve therewith my Maker, and present My true account, lest he returning chide, “Doth God exact day-labour, light…

Here I Am

That the Lord called Samuel: and he answered, Here am I. – 1 Samuel 3:4 Text: 1 Samuel 3:1-10 Prop: the Dr. Seuss children’s book Green Eggs and Ham Summary: The young boy Samuel learns to listen to God. One of my favorite books for children is Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss. The…

The Prize

I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus. – Philippians 3:14 Text: Philippians 3:8-15, 20-21 Prop: a prize bag for each child labeled “PRIZE” (with contents noted below) Summary: The goal is not heaven, but to become more like Jesus every day. Do you like to…

Casting a Net

Text: Luke 5:4-6; John 21:3-7a Prop: A poster of disciples casting a net while fishing. Summary: Jesus teaches us how to become fishers of men. When Jesus first began to call his disciples, he found poor men who were hard workers and several of them were fishermen. Since Jesus knows the hearts of everyone, he…

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