Holidays

Glad Dad Day – Train Up The Child – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

In I Chronicles 29:19 King David prayed for his son, “And give unto Solomon my son a perfect heart, to keep your commandments, testimonies, and your statutes, and to do all these things, and to build a palace, for which I have made provision. Then in 1 Kings 5:3-5 Solomon begins the task of building the temple, “You know how my father David could not build a house for the name of the Lord his God because of the wars…

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Labor Day – Train Up The Child – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Let’s always teach our children the reason for the holiday being celebrated – that it is not just a day out of school or a time for a picnic. There is a story behind each one. Labor Day is a day set aside to pay tribute to working men and women (whether they get paid for their work or not). It has been celebrated as a national holiday since 1894. Read the history of this holiday here so you will…

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DC4K » Happy 4th – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Single parent If you are a divorced parent and not with your children today on the 4th of July, give them a call, or text them. Let them know you are thinking of them, and wish them a safe 4th of July. If you have your children with you today, plan some kind of celebration, even if it’s just a picnic in your yard or a nearby park. Say a prayer thanking God for ourfreedoms and the people who have…

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Making Glad Dads – Train Up The Child – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

On Father’s Day and every day we need to teach our children to be grateful for their fathers, listen to their instruction, and make ‘Glad Dads’. …children take pride in their fathers Proverbs 17:6 My son, hear the instruction of your father… Proverbs 1:8 A person who loves wisdom makes his father happy…Proverbs 29:3 Bible: Proverbs 29:3 Are you doing those things that please your Dad?  The Bible says the best way to make your dad happy is to be…

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Single dads are dads too! – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

  This month I’d like to bring emphasis to the single dads in our world today. Let’s start by thinking about single dads and Father’s Day. Father’s Day is set aside to celebrate the father’s in our world. Some children of divorce may not have a close relationship with their father. Perhaps the Lord has provided another person to play that father role. If the Lord has provided a grandfather, uncle, older siblings, neighbors or even a male mentor from…

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Is It Wrong to Celebrate Religious Days Like Christmas and Easter? – Christian Article

I very much believe Scripture should be that which shapes and informs our doctrines and practices. I do not believe Christians should create new doctrines or practices that we do not find in the New Testament. With that in mind, I would like to share with you why I believe Christians can observe man-made religious days (like Christmas or Easter) without violating these principles. Purim and Hanukkah In the book of Esther, the Jews created a holiday, “Purim,” to commemorate…

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A Christmas Prayer – Christian Article

“Father, we as your people want to glorify your name this holiday season. For you alone, O Lord, are worthy of all praise, glory, and honor. So Lord as we approach Christmas day, we are reminded once again of your majesty and gracious disposition toward your people. And we are reminded once again at the sacrifice you made when you came down to tabernacle with us. What an amazing and glorious truth that the infinite God came to live among…

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