Children’s Talk: Jesus and Rules

Children’s Talk: Jesus and Rules

Jesus knew that the old rules – that were made up to help people – weren’t working, and were actually hurting people. He tells the religious leaders that it’s time to remember why the rules were there in the first place.

Children’s Sermon: The Power of Believing

Children’s Sermon: The Power of Believing

Children’s Talk: The Power of Believing This was the script I used for a recent children’s talk. I’ve been keen for quite a while to incorporate simple magic tricks. Feel free to use/adapt/make your own. When I was younger I was fascinated by a TV...
The Story of the Shoes

The Story of the Shoes

Sometimes the delivering the children blessing can be quite tricky. It can be a difficult task to pitch it at the youngsters while keeping the rest of the congregation engaged. I recently used this poem by Leanne Freiberg called ‘The Shoes” and found that...
Children’s Sermon: Seeing things differently

Children’s Sermon: Seeing things differently

Some scientists placed some everyday objects under a microscope. Show the children the photos and encourage them to guess what they think the objects might be. Human tongue Chocolate Cake A single droplet of sea water A butterfly wing Banana We can all look at the...
Story: Potato, Eggs and Coffee Beans

Story: Potato, Eggs and Coffee Beans

Once upon a time a daughter complained to her father that her life was miserable and that she didn’t know how she was going to make it. She was tired of fighting and struggling all the time. It seemed just as one problem was solved, another one soon followed. Her...
Reflection: It’s not a box

Reflection: It’s not a box

A few weeks ago I was at my godson’s birthday party. He just turned 4! I watched him as he opened his all the presents.  He’d pick a gift – eagerly tear off all the paper and excitedly play with his new toy. When he got bored he’d move on to the next present…play for...
Water tricks

Water tricks

Looking for an object lesson or children’s talk that will capture your children’s imagination? These cool water tricks could be an ideal way of introducing Jesus’ miracles or helping young people consider the theme of making  the impossible possible....