Zip for Kids™ Bible Content – New Testament

In this “God Is …” volume of Zip for Kids™, the Bible content introduces kids to five of God’s amazing attributes. Each attribute can be taught using an Old Testament Bible story or a New Testament Bible story. In some cases, you may choose to use both! Let’s take a look at the New Testament content featuring stories about Peter and his relationship with Jesus. Bible Study 1: God Is Loving – His Love Is Unconditional. Jesus Restored Peter (Matthew 26:69-75; John 21:1-17) Peter was confident he ... Continue Reading

Zip for Kids™ Bible Content – Old Testament

In this “God Is …” volume of Zip for Kids™, the Bible content introduces kids to five of God’s amazing attributes. Each attribute can be taught using an Old Testament Bible story or a New Testament Bible story. In some cases, you may choose to use both! Let’s take a look at the Old Testament content featuring stories about David and his relationship with God. Bible Study 1: God Is Loving – His Love Is Unconditional. God Restored David (2 Samuel 9:1-13; 11:1-12; Psalm 51) David did a lot of ... Continue Reading

On the Eighth Day of Christmas ...

On the eighth day of Christmas I'm thinking about traditions. Well, at least what have become traditions when Christmas is different every year. My husband is a pastor and our traditions have had to be very flexible so we could work around church events. As our kids were growing up, Christmas time also meant an eight to ten hour trip back to Tennessee to visit grandparents. We tried to “choose” our Christmas day rather than letting the calendar demand that it was December 25. Sometimes ... Continue Reading

Unpacking the New VBS 2014 Starter Kits

They are here! We are so excited about the new Kids Starter Kit (for Grades 1-6) and the new Preschool Starter Kit (Babies through Kindergarten). We’ve listened to your comments that you want “everything you need to get started” in one box, so here it is. Special packaging created just for the Starter Kits makes the VBS Director’s job super easy. Let’s unpack those kits and take a look. Inside the Preschool Starter Kit, the three age group resources have been carefully packed together and ... Continue Reading