One Step at a Time Up to Mars Hill – Mission Bible Class – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

God has blessed me with an opportunity to travel through Greece over the next week. Along the way I’ll try to send some pictures and thoughts you might like to share with the children you teach. Today I’m in Athens and typing this from the top of Mars Hill (the Areopagus). There are ruins of temples in many places. Seeing all the temples around makes me really appreciate the Apostle Paul and how he stood on Mars Hill and shared…

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A River and a Prison at Philippi – Mission Bible Class – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

As my trip through Greece continues We make a stop in ancient Philippi. First we went down to the likely location of the first meeting of Paul and Lydia. Their conversation led to the baptism of Lydia and her entire household ( Acts 16:11-15). Throughout the trip I’ve had my ears open for what children might find interesting. Today such a thought came up when discussing the fact that Lydia was a business woman who sold purple cloth. Our guide…

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The Noble Bereans – Mission Bible Class – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Here I am today in Berea, Greece which is now known as Veria. We viewed a mosaic which was made to commemorate the Apostle Paul’s visit as recorded in the Bible. Below one mosaic were some ancient steps that were part of the raised area where people used to gather to hear important people talk. Perhaps he spoke there but we do know he spoke in the synagogue. I thought about the Jews in Berea heard the message of Christ…

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Kids and Corinth – Mission Bible Class – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

One of my favourite memories from my recent trip to the ancient city of Corinth, Greece was listening to a group of children singing songs.  I think their parents must have brought them along to look at the ruins and the museum that day.  It was a hot day so it appeared that they had stopped in the shade to have a rest.  Hearing these young Greek children sing and observing them becoming increasingly shy as the song went on…

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