Flame: Creative Children’s Ministry: Rough Times Sandpaper Prayers – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Flame: Creative Children’s Ministry: Rough Times Sandpaper Prayers Pages Rough Times Sandpaper Prayers I love sensory prayers and sandpaper is a great touchy-feely medium to use when praying about things that are difficult and grind us down. You will need: Colouring pencils, sandpaper cut into small strips, a cloth God is our protection and source of strength.    He is always ready to help us in times of trouble. Psalm 46:1 Feel the roughness of the sandpaper.  Who do you know who…

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Flame: Creative Children’s Ministry: Armour of God: DIY Weebles – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

I’ve been thinking about the armour of God recently and this is a fun activity that really helps to emphasize the idea of ‘standing firm’ in the strength that God gives. It also really takes me back to my childhood of playing with ‘Weebles’ (they wobble, but they don’t fall down!)

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Thinking Like a Servant | Devotional by John Fischer – Christian Article

One of the prerequisites for being a servant of God is to think like a servant. This would be fine if it wasn’t so impossible. We are all naturally wired to think only of ourselves. Learning to give preference to others is one of the true marks of a Christian because it is so contrary to human nature. That’s why desiring it comes from God, and doing it comes through the Holy Spirit. Paul said of Timothy: “I have no…

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Forget About Stigma, This Is Something Uglier – Discrimination – Healthy Mind Ministry – Christian Article

//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push(); While shopping at the local market recently, I noticed a woman who was helping two gentlemen do their shopping. We have a program in our area that pairs an aid with people who have mental or developmental disabilities to help them do routine tasks, like shopping. As she was helping them through the checkout line the last gentleman started yelling and beating on the shopping cart. She patiently tried to divert his attention but…

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