“All People Matter to God” Bible Lesson on Made in the Image of God

All people matter to God – this is an important truth for kids to know. Use this lesson to teach about the value of all people because they are made in the image of God. This teaching plan is ideal for children’s church, Sunday school, or home Bible study. “God’s Masterpieces: Made in His Image” Bible Lesson for Kids on the Value of All People Theme: Our Human Nature and Our Sin Memory Verse: “Every good and

“Unity in Christ” Bible Lesson for Kids to Promote Racial Reconciliation

Use this simple Bible lesson to teach kids about the real unity that exists in Jesus Christ and how loving others is the key to ending racism. Download the teaching notes below. We’ve included crafts, game ideas, and other printable coloring pages to help you prepare and teach this important truth from God’s Word. As sinful creatures in a fallen world, we know that we are inclined to do and think things that are wrong. Unfortunately, one

Children’s Sermon: Loving People Who Look Different

Use this object lesson to share a message with children about loving others who look different. This sermon is can be used with various Bible passages to teach against prejudice and explain how God loves all his children. Print the message notes below, watch our example video, and gather your supplies. “What’s on the inside?”Children’s Sermon Object Lesson about Loving Neighbors who Look Different Main Objective: It is a sad truth that throughout history, people (even men

“Unity in Christ” Craft Ideas for Racial Reconciliation

Use these crafts when teaching kids about God’s love for all people. They work with any anit-racism Bible study or lesson about how the Gospel can bring peace to all people. Download the craft directions, watch our how-to instructions video, and then gather your craft supplies. It is all too unfortunate, but discrimination and prejudice seem an ever-present element of life in a sinful world. It is important to raise children to recognize that God has made

How can the Children’s Ministry respond to the sin of racism?

Prejudice and racial reconciliation are complex topics – but teaching the simple truths of God’s Word will help raise a new generation that can do better, even while we await the final healing to come when Christ returns. We must continue to be the church by making disciples for the transformation of the world. But the Hope of Christ speaks directly to issues of justice and racial reconciliation. This post is our collection of articles and teaching

3 Anti-Racism Sunday School Lessons for Kids

Are you searching for a way to teach your children about empathy, culture, race, and prejudice? Are you feeling overwhelmed and unsure of where to begin? We can help. Deep Blue Life: Faith and Culture—Anti-Racism includes three sessions teaching about “Prejudice and Stereotypes,” “Curiosity and Empathy,” and “Colors and Cultures.” Download the free 3 lesson series from Cokesbury Kids Anti-Racism Lesson One: Prejudice and Stereotypes Main Idea: Understanding the truth beyond stereotypes can help us combat our

Racial Reconciliation for Kids: Children’s Bible Study “The Gospel in Color”

Our hearts break for the never-ending trauma of racial & ethnic injustice in this world. Jesus commands love for our fellow humankind. His people must never stop speaking up and showing by example how to heal from the hurts of history – through the power of the Gospel to change hearts. That’s why I’m excited to share this amazing 4 part Bible series from Jared Kennedy and the Gospel-Centered Family blog. The Gospel in Color, Week 1:

“U is for Unity” Coloring Page

Our readers picked the theme Unity in Christ for the letter U. This choice surprised me a little but it really is a beautiful truth that we need to teach the next generation. Regardless of outside factors, all believers have a spiritual unity in Christ. To download, simply click on the preview image to the right for a print-friendly PDF document. We’ve also uploaded a higher resolution JPG image. This is handy to edit using Photo Shop software. This is only one