Tag Archive: lessons

Jan 29

FREE object lessons for Lent & Easter!

In preparation for Lent, I have written seven free lessons for your use! My hope is that you will find this resource helpful for you as you interpret the “Change for Children” campaign to the young people of your church. While written primarily for a Children’s Sermon format, these object lessons could be used in a Sunday …

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Feb 20

7 FREE Children’s Sermons for Lent (Year A)

In preparation for Lent, I have written seven free lessons for your use! My hope is that you will find this resource helpful for you as you interpret the “Change for Children” campaign to the young people of your church. While written primarily for a Children’s Sermon format, these object lessons could be used in a Sunday …

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Mar 14

“Pet Rocks Don’t Talk” – a lesson for Palm Sunday

Gary Dahl's pet rock "invention" made him a millionaire!

Objects needed: If possible, a “pet rock” decorated with eyes, mouth, etc. If not a “pet rock,” then just any old rock will do! Theme/Main Idea: Jesus wants us to use our words and actions to show that we know He is God’s Son and our Savior. Presentation: “Good morning, boys and girls! I have …

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Feb 10

Of Shields, Smarties and the Holy Spirit

Of Sheilds

Life in ministry to 32 SED (severely emotionally disturbed) children is always an exercise in balancing preparation, improvisation, and constant openness to the Holy Spirit. It’s part of what makes the chaplaincy at Intermountain’s residential home such an exciting and challenging place to serve. I thought I might take a few moments to share how …

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Aug 04

“I don’t like grace…”

I don't like grace revisited

NOTE: This post is an update to the original story, which ran last October. The young lady who didn’t like grace is now ready to transition back home. I think you’ll like to hear about the change God has worked in her life! Last Fall I was attending a luncheon with a few of the …

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Oct 23

“I don’t like grace…”

"I don't like grace..."

Last Thursday I had the pleasure of attending a Festival of Trees -Tea in the Trees planning luncheon with a few of the girls from our residential program. We had been invited to share a bit of what we have been doing in chapel services and the girls would be given the opportunity to share …

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