Faith: it’s invisible. So how do we explain it? In trying to teach Sunday School I’m always looking for new and fresh ways to explain difficult subjects easily. And nothing seems to work better than an object lesson. Faith….It’s defined as “complete trust or confidence in something or someone”. When the Bible talks about faith […]
Here's an easy object lesson (that will have the kids guessing how you did it) to add some fun to your Sunday School lesson on the Woman at the Well.
Teaching a Sunday School lesson on the 9 plagues of Egypt to kids can be very exciting if you mix it up a little. Since every kid whose been to church for a decent amount of time has probably heard the story of the plagues of Egypt you’ll need to add a few ‘twists and […]
This is a bit of an unconventional lesson that I decided would be ripe for an object lesson on sin. As much as I tried to think of ways to make this interesting for kids to hear I couldn’t get past the obvious object lesson of having two types of dough, leavened and unleavened. I realize […]
Can I be gut level honest with you for a minute? I have a big problem with most Sunday School curriculum I’ve come across. And I’ve come across enough in my more than a decade of teaching to know… They are all long on unnecessary details and really short on the part that matters most, […]
In our Sunday School lessons we are asked to do it all the time. We are constantly asked to explain the invisible. For instance, just recently I had to explain God living inside us. Yup, the idea of the Holy Spirit living inside of a person? Let’s explain that to a first grader :/ Now before […]
Introduction: Today we are going to talk about choices. So as a way to get us thinking about that I brought two identical pieces of candy. Well, they are almost identical. Before I explain I need a helper. (choose someone) Do you see these 2 pieces of candy? One of these wrappers actually has candy […]
A few weeks ago I taught on the Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden. Fair enough, it’s probably a lesson that is covered in every curriculum known to man. But I’m not much for average ‘curriculum’ stories. I want to keep kids excited about what I’m talking about so I can get their […]