4 Things Moms (and Dads) Should Teach Kids About Prayer

4 Things Moms (and Dads) Should Teach Kids About Prayer

Prayer has been on mind a lot recently. I have the privilege of parenting a son with Autism but my child (now teenager) has always been one to pray. From his kindergarten days when he'd come home crying to today when he has begun to show an interest in girls, I am thrilled my son takes everything to God in prayer. He even prays for his wife who says he will meet soon. (Yikes!) … [Read more...]

How to Make Prayer Time Special at Home for Kids

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Once kids leave your facility, it's up to Mom and Dad, grandparents or guardians to make prayer time special at home. Like most things, most kids need to be nudged to pray but it is not difficult to make it a part of their daily routine. If you want to help the "home team" introduce their children to prayer, why not include some suggestions in the next newsletter or offer a … [Read more...]

Starting the School Day Right with Prayer Cards

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As I was reflecting about our homeschool this year, I knew something was missing, but I just couldn’t put my finger on it. Then one day, as I was praying, it came to me! Prayer! Prayer was missing from our homeschool. I couldn’t believe that I left out such an integral part of our day! We started last year praying before we started school, but, somehow, it got left … [Read more...]

Teaching Kids How to Pray for Others

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Lifting one another in prayer follows the Golden Rule: "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you." I always want prayer! Serving others in prayer helps our Christian friends through the tough times and sows prayer seeds for our own battles. Children who pray set a holy example to others but praying for others does not come naturally to everyone. As the teacher or … [Read more...]

Leading a Prayer Meeting for Kids

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When kids express a desire to learn how to pray, it is time for a prayer meeting! During a prayer meeting or even a mini lesson, you can teach kids how to pray for themselves, their families, communities and the world around them. Powerful, effective prayer isn't too regimented but it's still a good idea to provide children with leadership and teaching in regards to prayer. … [Read more...]