VBS is just right around the corner and we are so, so excited! With that being said, it is time that we start equipping ourselves to serve this summer! Continue reading
Everyone has traditions. From Christmas traditions to daily routines, we always lean to following patterns. But has our relationship with Christ become overshadowed by our traditions? Are our routines based on Him and His word, or man-made guidelines in order to be “more holy.” Continue reading
While it feels like we just wrapped up exploring the sea during Submerged, it’s time we turn our attention to the stars for VBS 2017 – Galactic Starveyors. With that being said, we must also begin planning and training. Continue reading
Yesterday, our lesson from Crayons: The Colorful Life of King David was about David wanting to build the temple for the Ark of the Covenant, but God said it wasn’t time. As the kids talked about the story, one looked at me and said:
“Miss Hollie? You know, a lot of things happen that we don’t want. And a lot of things don’t happen that we want to. But we’ve gotta remember that God is God, and sometimes, it’s just not His time yet.”
“God, You are my God; I eagerly seek You. I thirst for you; my body faints for You in a land that is dry, desolate, and without water.” Psalm 63:1
One of my favorite moments as children’s director is seeing it “click.” You know, when you are teaching kids something and they understand. Like, actually understand. Not just hear, not just know, but understand. When they have that “aha!” moment, and truly recognize what it means.
Children matter to God.
As the 4th of September marked the start of the new church year, it also marked the beginning of the Rooted Children’s Ministry Bible verse memorization challenge. At Rooted, we regularly teach our students the importance of knowing scripture, and we show our students that we are called to cherish and hide His Word in our hearts.