Free Bible Lesson Malachi: Book of Obedience

 

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Malachi –  Book of Obedience
Obedience = Blessing/ Disobedience = pain

Key Point – Obedience = Blessing/ Disobedience = pain
Memory Verse –Deuteronomy 11:26-27 26“Behold, I set before you today a blessing and a curse: 27“the blessing, if you obey the commandments of the Lord…. 28“and the curse, if you do not obey the commandments of the Lord your God

Guest Blog Post: Object Lesson: The Fruit of Love

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Meet Pastor Monica Bullock. She’s a children’s pastor who loves kids crusades and themed lessons. Each week, she and a team of fearless volunteers jump and down with kids just to tell them, “Jesus loves you!”

Object Lesson: The Fruit of Love

Kids understand love but it doesn’t hurt to show them what God says about this important virtue. With this object lesson, your children will see the difference between regular love and love as a fruit of the spirit.

Great training and free resources

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INCM has a rich 35 year history of training Children’s Pastors through encouraging Main sessions, engaging breakouts and an expansive resource center. What I love about INCM and CPC is they are a non-profit ministry that exists to serve those who serve others. They don’t say this is how you should do it but rather see many ways it’s done and do whats best for you and your church.

How to read 40 books in a year.

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I recently released my list of books I read in 2013. One of the questions I received most often is how did you read 44 books last year. So I thought I would blog my answer since it’s a bit lengthy. Hopefully something I do will resonate with you and help you read more this year than you did last.

Here are a few of my tricks.

Start with a goal – Doing anything more is always something everyone wants to do. You will never stretch beyond what you currently do if you don’t set a goal that is both realistic and challenging. If you read 3 books last year set a goal to read six or one book a month.

How the gospel can be seen in the move Frozen: superficial vs. sacrificial love

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These will probably be my last posts about the movie Frozen although I can’t guarantee it. I talked about why Frozen was so compelling and how fairy tails point to a much grander much greater story. *Spoilers* (Please don’t read on if you don’t want to know some of the details from the movie.)