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God showed kindness by sending Jesus for us—even when we didn’t deserve it. Because of God’s love for us, we can be kind to everyone. Kindness is a fruit of the Spirit. And when you show kindness to others, you give them a glimpse into the heart of God, and how much God loves them. Kindness should be a characteristic of people who follow Jesus. Not only did Jesus model kindness, but He also commanded it. He taught us to treat others the way we want to be treated. ... Read more
The earth is the Lord’s, and everything in it. That’s why we should show responsibility. We should use our stuff the way God wants us to, follow through with what we need to do, and show others that we can be trusted with anything. ... Read more
The best gift God ever gave was Jesus. Because of Jesus, it’s possible for us to have a relationship with God that will last forever. As we remember the Christmas story, we take time to celebrate the greatest gift the world has ever known. ... Read more
God made a way to rescue you through Jesus’ death and resurrection. When you remember what God has done for you, you can always find a way to be thankful— no matter what is happening around you. ... Read more
Because we know that God is good, we can live life with integrity. Who we are in private should match who we are in public. When we trust in God, we can be truthful in whatever we say and do. ... Read more
God created us for community. Jesus showed us the greatest example of this. With His words, actions, and love, Jesus made people feel like they belonged. We reflect Jesus’ love best when we treat one another with friendship. ... Read more
We see God’s love on display through Jesus, who came to rescue us. We respond to God in faith, trusting in Jesus who wants to be our friend forever. We continue discovering more about what it means to grow in our faith. When we have a relationship with Jesus, He helps us love others in the same way He loves us. We have faith that Jesus will be our friend forever because He is preparing a place for us. ... Read more
Jesus gave us the ultimate example of humility. Not only did He become human to come to earth and save us, but He also showed us how to serve others and put them first.
We may never know all there is to know about God, but there are lots of ways we can get to know God. We can know God best through Jesus, who showed us how much God loves us. When we know more about God, we can live for God. ... Read more
The best gift God ever gave was Jesus. Because of Jesus, it’s possible for us to have a relationship with God that will last forever. As we remember the Christmas story, we take time to celebrate the greatest gift the world has ever known ... Read more
God may ask us to take a risk or do something we might not feel prepared to do. But God will also give us the courage we need to face that challenge. Jesus faced the biggest challenge of all: death on the cross. He chose to be brave and follow God’s plan. ... Read more
Following Jesus is hard! And God knew we’d need help. That’s why God sent us the Holy Spirit. With the power of the Spirit, we can follow Jesus and produce fruit that points others to Jesus. Kids will discover the "fruit" of love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self control, and see how living out those values show Jesus to the world. ... Read more
As the Easter season approaches, it's easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of things. Stores are already stocking their shelves with chocolate bunnies, Easter baskets, Easter eggs - you name it.
Over the next seven weeks, we will be walking through the final week of Jesus' life by looking at a series of events that culminated with the greatest event in all human history. Everything from Jesus descending into hell, the triumphal entry, crucifixion, resurrection and everything in between.
Join us in person or online as we journey through Jesus' final days on Earth and why we're still talking about it nearly 2000 years later.