There are many ways for teaching the Bible to kids in a manner that helps them understand key lessons that can enhance their lives at any age. Here, we'll explore a few tips and Christian activities that parents can use to successfully share the Bible with their children.
My world changed today. For fifteen months I've exited my car and put on a mask to enter the gym, a store, a restaurant, or any public place. We've lived without seeing each other's faces. We've missed recieving or giving full expressions. We've missed being fully human in our ineractions— the way God intended.
Now, I exit my car without the need for a mask. Most business are taking the "Mask Required" signs down....
Four Hundred Years and No Altars
Altars were significant in the Old Testament. They are mentioned over two hundred times, with many of them related to the Tabernacle and the Temple. Yet, altars were used far before these formal meeting places were erected. Noah (Genesis 8:20), Abraham (Genesis 12:7–8; 13:4;18; 22:9), Isaac (Genesis 26:26), and Jacob (Genesis 33:20; 35:1–7) all constructed sacrificial altars.
Abraham’s use of altars is perhaps the most notable. He made it a...
When choosing which kind of sermon notes to take to the pulpit, you must choose that which allows you to be yourself — yet always be true to the text. The second you step to the pulpit, you are going to want the hours of your sermon preparation to be close to your heart and your fingertip. Here is my blank sermon notes template in Word. If you would like to see a completed sermon outline that I take to the pulpit, you can do so here..
People visiting Israel for the first time are often surprised by what they see... this is not what most people imagine the holy city would look like! What we can fail to appreciate is that we are witnessing the ways that Christians of other cultures have expressed their worship of the Lord through the centuries. Here is what you can expect to see when you first visit the Holy City: