What is the Revised Common Lectionary?

What is the Revised Common Lectionary?

In short, it’s a shared calendar of Bible readings used across many different Christian churches from several nations. Many churches in the Protestant tradition share a common scripture reading calendar called the Revised Common Lectionary. It marks out the long-standing dates and themes on the church calendar such as Advent, Pentecost, and Lent. While often associated […]

New CD from Seeds Family Worship “The Word of God”

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Last week I received a copy of the new CD from Seeds Family Worship. From the first listen, I was impressed. This is the 8th volume of their scripture based praise music for children & families. All the songs in this edition relate to the theme of God’s Word. Here’s a track listing. The Word […]

Mission Project – Printing Photos in Rural Haiti

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This post describes how our Haiti mission team used the Canon Selphy CP910 to print digital photographs using only batteries and a smartphone camera. This same project would be super easy for any outreach event at church.  If it works in Haiti, it could work anywhere.  I’d love to hear your feedback, especially if you […]

Kidmin Conference Promo Code

Group Publishing Kidmin Conference

Group Publishing has been a friend to our blog for several years. They’ve invited me out to their HQ and even said nice things about Ministry-To-Children in their magazine. So I wanted to share this special discount code for their Upcoming Kidmin Conference Group’s 2014 KidMin Conference is September 26-29, 2014 in Columbus, Ohio. It’s […]

I Left My Heart in Haiti

Tony and his friends in Haiti

I don’t know what to write about my experience in Haiti last week, but I need to share something here with the readers. This post is far from complete and I have so many stories to tell. God has opened a door for our church to work in a rural community near Jacmel over the last […]

Resurrected Jesus Coloring Pages

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This free coloring page shows Jesus presenting himself to Mary after his resurrection. It was created to accompany our Bible lesson about the same events. To download, click on the preview image above or select your preferred caption translation below. You can also copy, view, or edit these files on Google drive. Leave us a […]

Genesis 1:14 Coloring Sheets – God Made Day & Night

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These coloring sheets highlight God’s creation of day and night when he appointed the sun, moon, and stars. It’s based on the text of Genesis 1:14. And God said, “Let there be lights in the expanse of the heavens to separate the day from the night. And let them be for signs and for seasons, and […]

Our 5 Most Popular Easter Resources

Print-Friendly Easter Resources

Over the years, we’ve shared dozens of free children’s ministry resources for Easter. The full list is a little overwhelming for new readers! So here are the most popular of our collection along with easy to download formats. For download files, it’s sometimes easier to right-click the link and select “save as.” 1. Easter Coloring Sheets – […]