Prodigal Son (Luke 15:1-3; 11-32) Children’s Sermon

Will God stop loving me when I make bad choices? Will God’s patience ever run out? Jesus’ parable of the Prodigal son gives a radical answer in Luke 15. Our Father God runs after his lost children and welcomes their repentance with rewards not punishment. Download this children’s sermon to share that message with kids at your church this Sunday. … More Children’s Ministry Resources

The Prodigal Son (Luke 15:11-32) Preschool Lesson

Lesson Title:  The Parable of the Prodigal Son for KidsBible Reference: Luke 15:11-32Target Age Group: PreschoolLearning Context: Children’s Church or Sunday SchoolTarget Time Frame: 1 ½ hour Gospel Connection: The story of the Prodigal Son teaches us that God’s ways are clearly not our own.  When the young son returns home begging for a job as a servant we expect … More Children’s Ministry Resources

Lesson: Jesus Loves the Lost Prodigals Like Us (Luke 15)

  Kids love story time…and fortunately, God loves it, too, if we gauge by the many parables Jesus told throughout His ministry (more than forty of them!). Usually, these lessons were given to explain difficult principles or communicate messages of faith. Often, not everyone understood what Christ was describing…but just as those who often scoffed turned away, Jesus showed through … More Children’s Ministry Resources

Lost Things Get Found (Luke 15:1-32) Lesson

This is the final lesson in a nine part study for children on the parables of Jesus. For related ideas, search our website for “Parables of Jesus.” Lesson Nine: The Stories of Lost Things Found Main idea: God rejoices when lost sinners come to him, and we should too. As citizens of the Kingdom of Heaven, we search for lost … More Children’s Ministry Resources

Prodigal Son Coloring Page – Printable PDF

Use this free coloring page to teach the Parable of the Prodigal Son. It’s designed with a mini story format to help children process the events. The main page has four panels that illustrate the events of Luke 15. story page | pdf | jpeg second page  | pdf | jpeg third page | pdf | jpeg Directions: Have the children color … More Children’s Ministry Resources

"Honor Your Father" Bible Lesson (Exodus 20:12)

Father and children playing

This lesson plan explains what it means when the Bible says, “honor your father.” It’s designed for children’s church or Sunday school and would be a perfect lesson to use on Father’s Day. The basic version of this lesson makes it easy to teach with very little preparation or outside materials. We’ve also suggested more activities so you can expand … More Children’s Ministry Resources

The Prodigal Son Story in Video

Try this powerful video to help the children (or adults) in your church connect with the story of the prodigal son. It’s based on a song by Soverign Grace Music. This video would be a strong addition to any Prodigal Son Bible lesson. It tells the story in a modern context, using a female character to make the point of … More Children’s Ministry Resources