Category: Bible

More Family Fun with Drama!

Don’t forget! The deadline for our Bible Drama Video Contest is less than two weeks away (March 5)! If you decide to do some story-acting with your children, even if you’re not going to enter the contest, (but hey, there’s great prizes!), take advantage of the different ways you can enjoy this family activity! Besides reading the story from the Bible and then acting it out, try out some of these ideas: Let […]

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Nine Benefits of Trials

As a thirty-year-old dad of four little kids, I consider my trials insignificant when compared to the hardships of others I know. Some people deal with demanding leadership roles, persistent health issues, and life-threatening diseases on a daily basis. My trials are small things like getting up to help a sick child in the middle of the night, picking up toys and books off the floor, or those times when I […]

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A Valentine’s Day Activity

Valentine’s Day is tomorrow! Here’s an idea for an afternoon of activities that will help you celebrate, while you also teach your children about love. Listed below are ten different portions of 1 Corinthians 13. Each portion has been assigned a related gift or activity. In italics, ideas are given to help you explain the reason for each gift. Copy each portion of 1 Corinthians 13, as they are listed […]

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One of the BEST Ways to Teach Your Children Bible Stories!

So . . . are you all gearing up for our Bible Drama Video Contest? 🙂 You’re going to have so much fun acting out stories together as a family (this was one of our favorite Sunday afternoon activities when the kids were little), and after all the entries are sent in, we will all have the fun of watching each other’s videos! It doesn’t have to be complicated. (And you don’t have to […]

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Announcing: The Doorposts Bible Drama Contest!

When I was growing up, many Sunday afternoons were spent re-enacting the crossing of the Red Sea, Gideon’s attack on the Midianites, the Philistines being struck down by Samson (usually my little brother Benjamin) with his stuffed-sock “jawbone,” and more. Now my own children are just starting to discover the fun of acting out Bible stories! Today we want to launch an exciting event that will inspire you and your […]

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Bible Drama Contest – Prizes to be Awarded

Special thanks to Majesty Music and The Bible in Living Sound for generously donating prizes for this contest! Their audio recordings have been our long-time favorites, and we know you’ll enjoy them too. All other prizes are courtesy of Doorposts. First Prize Package 16 GB iPod Touch 5th generation (Apple certified refurbished) Great for taking videos and pictures, listening to your audio Bible, and lots more! Complete set of 450 […]

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Thirty (One) Days in Philippians 2 for Busy, Busy Mamas, Day 31: More Study Ideas!

For those of you who didn’t join our study on Philippians 2, this is our last study post, and then we’ll be back on our regular twice-a-week posting schedule! Thanks for your patience! I love doing our 30-Days studies together (even if it means literally falling asleep over the computer several nights this past month!). It’s exciting to see how much is right there in the text when we start digging […]

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Thirty Days in Philippians 2 for Busy, Busy Mamas, Day 30: Paraphrase and Personalize, plus a Giveaway!

Today is our last day studying Philippians 2 together. 🙁  It’s time to put what we’ve learned into action.  Assignment: Pray that God will work in you to will and to do His good pleasure — giving you understanding, a desire to obey, and the power to do what He has called us to do. To finish up our study, let’s write a personalized paraphrase of a portion of Philippians 2. Read Philippians […]

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Thirty Days in Philippians 2 for Busy, Busy Mamas, Day 2: Context

When we receive a letter (or read an email) from someone we love, we read the entire letter. We might initially skim its pages, looking for particular bits of news or endearing passages, but we will always go back and carefully read the entire letter to savor all its news. We don’t just open a letter, pick a few random paragraphs to read, and then set it aside. We don’t […]

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Heroes for Our Children

“Nay, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him that loved us.” (Romans 8:37) Today is Reformation Day! This is the day, 496 years ago, when Martin Luther nailed a collection of statements onto the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg. These “95 Theses” were opposing various practices of the church, and they were the beginning of what is now known as the Protestant Reformation. Over […]

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