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Jul
21

Everything You Need To Know About Prayer Can Be Learned From A Kid

Kids will say some of the most interesting things.  Sometimes it makes you cringe, sometimes it makes you want to laugh and sometimes you are just left speechless.  But, when it comes to prayer, I am often in awe of what children will say to God.

Children

I have the awesome privilege of working with children – at home, of course, and at church.  Some of the most amazing experiences I have in these roles come when I pray with children.

Kids may say the darnedest things at the worst possible moments; but, I have also heard them say some of the most

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Jun
10

God Is Wild About You – VBS Day 4

The biggest event of the year, Vacation Bible School, changes lives!  Definitely, it is Day 4 of VBS!

The fourth day of VBS has been completely centered upon the message of Jesus and the relationship he wants to have with each one of us.  Was the day impactful?  Absolutely.

[This is part of the Why We Cannot Wait For Summer Series.  Have you seen the other posts yet?  Click here to see the list of posts for other days of Vacation Bible School!]

Talking To God Changes Things

We have definitely learned that prayer is a powerful tool that God has given us to use.  In fact, we have a phrase that we use often with the kids: Talking To God Changes Things.  This helps us to remember that prayer is simply a conversation with God and that it has the power to change what happens.

Prayer Changes Things

 

Impactful Worship

The worship all week has been incredible and today saw the impact become even greater…children worshipping, not because it is what everyone else is doing, but because they want to connect with the One True God! read more

Mar
3

The Power Of A Praying Kid

The Power of a Praying KidWe know that praying is important.  We want our kids to experience life-changing prayer.  But how to we teach our kids to pray – especially when we feel a bit lacking in our own prayer life?

The Power of a Praying Kid by Stormie Omartian is a book written for kids and provides a foundation for helping kids address some tough areas of life.  An introduction, written for parents, sets the stage telling us that a child’s prayers are just as powerful as an adults because it is all God’s power.  Kids just need to know that God is real, will listen, and will answer our prayers.  The author also reminds us of Jesus’ heart for children and states that “you never know when you might need a prayer as powerful, pure, and faith-filled as a child’s.”

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