A 52-week roadmap for children through topics like spiritual growth, faith, hope, and God’s love.
This single-week New Year’s sermon focuses on Joshua 4, where the Israelites cross the Jordan River into the promised land and set up twelve memorial stones to remind them of all the things God had done while leading them through the desert. The New Year reminds us to look back to remember God’s faithfulness in the past year, and to look ahead to see how we can trust him in this coming year.
This four-week series is designed to help students see that God’s plan for us is to be transformed into the likeness of his Son, Jesus Christ. By focusing on four practices of Jesus, students will see that we can model our lives after Jesus and depend on who he is in order to become who God wants us to be, starting now.
Waiting for God to do what he’s promised he’ll do can be hard sometimes. And trusting that he’ll hear and answer our prayers isn’t always easy. Sometimes we get impatient and try to do things our own way, without waiting for his help or thinking about how our actions might affect others. The Bible shows us that this doesn’t work out well. This four-week series looks at four times when people took matters into their own hands instead of waiting for God—and what happened afterward.
In this Lenten series for children, we focus on God’s good news and repent of the ways we have failed to live it out. Would our community recognize our church as good news? This series asks hard questions: Why did those outside the fold so often recognize Jesus as good news, but the religious viewed him as a threat? Have we abandoned the good news by putting our trust in political and religious leaders instead of in the God who alone can save? In reflecting on these questions, the congregation will be encouraged to respond with repentance.
This Easter message is anchored in Christ’s claim to be the resurrection and the life in John 11. He says this right before he raises Lazarus from the dead, and it’s not long after this that he himself dies and is raised to life to secure salvation and resurrection hope for those who would believe in him. How do we respond to being raised to life through Jesus?
This four-week series explores the importance of the resurrection. The resurrection changed everything! Through observing Scripture, we find that the resurrection proclaimed victory over sin, gave hope to believers for eternal life, and became the main event for the commissioning of the church to share the gospel with all the world.
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This one-week message looks at Luke’s account of Mary’s visit from the angel Gabriel and how she said yes to God’s unusual plan for her life. Mary’s response shows us that she was willing to trust God, no matter what happened in her life. Her example shows us that we can say yes to God with the same measure of trust too.
This four-week series is grounded in Psalm 23. Each week will focus on a different aspect of God as the shepherd of our lives and on our calling to give ourselves over to his complete care.
This one-week sermon looks at the parable of the prodigal son, but with a different twist. We will discover that the story is less about the son and more about the kind, benevolent father.
This single message, intended for use on Independence Day in the United States, explores the reality that in the resurrection, Christ has made believers free from the bondage of sin and free to live in his fullness.
The apostle Paul took three major missionary journeys throughout the Roman Empire. This four-week series will look at each of these trips from a high overview and then in the last week examine the overlapping themes present for each of them as we explore what it means to be a missionary today.
The term “kingdom of God” is often heard in church, yet many Christians would probably admit to a lack of understanding about what it is, how it functions, and what their role is in it. Over the next four weeks, this series will speak to those questions—and help kids understand God’s kingdom too.
This four-week series for students explores the interruptions and unexpected moments in Christ’s ministry. Jesus’s reactions to the people and disruptions that occur around him help us recognize that God is sovereign. He can use these “accidents” and “interruptions” for his glory, and we can find grace in the divine interruptions that occur in our own lives.
This four-part series addresses the issue of hurts in our personal lives and in our church community. How we respond to our wounds and to those who wound us matters. When we look to God and the future he has planned for us, we can process our trauma and heal from our wounds.
This three-week Advent series will lead kids to consider what it means to wait upon the Lord and to reflect on God’s presence as we wait.
Israel spent four hundred years waiting on God to speak after the prophet Malachi. This single message focuses on the light that was born on Christmas Eve.
This single-week sermon is meant to be preached at the end of the calendar year. It is focused on looking at the end of the year that’s closing and ahead to the year to come.
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