As we remember our Savior’s sufferings, death. and resurrection over the next few days, I would like to share again this collection of ideas for Good Friday, the day we remember Christ’s death on the cross. Here is another opportunity to remind your children of the gospel, and a chance to build anticipation as we approach Resurrection Day! Spend part of the day reading aloud the account of Jesus’s betrayal, […]Read More →
Category: Bible drama
Thirty Days in Psalm 91 for Busy Mamas, Day 22: Really?
We’ve come to the hard parts of Psalm 91. What do we do with verses like this one? “A thousand may fall at your side, ten thousand at your right hand, but it will not come near you.” And what about verse 10? “No evil shall be allowed to befall you, no plague come near your tent.” They are wonderful words, but how do we reconcile them with the reality […]Read More →
30 Days in 1 Samuel 25, Day 30: Reflect
We’ve reached the last day of our study! It’s time to review and reflect, but first we’ll take a quick look at the last few verses of the chapter. Assignment: Pray for the Holy Spirit to move in your heart, bringing about change in your thoughts, attitudes, and actions as a result of spending this past few weeks in 1 Samuel 25. Then read 1 Samuel 25:39-45. As you read, watch […]Read More →
30 Days in 1 Samuel 25, Day 1: Background
I’m excited to be digging into an Old Testament narrative for the first time in our Busy Mamas Bible studies! We’re going to study a real story about real people with real problems and temptations, and we’re going to see how our real God worked in and through those lives and circumstances. I believe we will be encouraged and strengthened through our study of 1 Samuel 25! As we study, we will be marking the text of […]Read More →
30 Days in Ephesians 6, Day 9: Obey
Now that we have looked in a general way at Paul’s instructions to children, fathers, servants, and masters, let’s take a closer look at each of those commands. Word studies, cross-references, commentaries, and looking at other translations can all help us gain a better understanding of a verse or passage of Scripture, and free Bible study websites help us do this kind of studying in a fraction of the time […]Read More →
New Children’s Study Leading Up to Christmas!
Would you like a little help spending some time in the Word with your children during this busy season as we celebrate the birth of our Savior? Right here, every day until Christmas, you will find a short Bible lesson for children. We’ll be reading Luke 2:1-20, listening for specific words, making lists, drawing pictures, acting out portions of the story, watching videos, and memorizing — much like we do […]Read More →
Teaching Tools for Good Friday
Tomorrow is Good Friday, the day we remember Christ’s death on the cross. Tomorrow is another opportunity to remind our children again of the gospel. Here are a few ideas for the day: Spend part of the day reading aloud the account of Jesus’s betrayal, trial, scourging, and crucifixion. Perhaps you could read different portions at breakfast, lunch, nap times, dinner, and bedtime. Start at Matthew 26, Mark 14, Luke […]Read More →
Activities for Resurrection Sunday!
Make Resurrection Day memorable and meaningful with one or more of these ideas! Easter Gift Reading. You will need a small wrapped gift or plastic egg filled with candy for each person participating in the game. (If you use eggs, use different kinds of candy to fill different eggs.) Give each person a gift, read the Easter account as given in the link, and have players pass their gifts to the left […]Read More →
Bible Drama Contest – Honorable Mention Videos
It was very hard to choose three prizewinners out of the 26 videos you all submitted. We found ourselves wishing there were more prizes to give! Here are the other finalists we selected. We think these videos deserve awards, so we’ll be awarding a $40 Doorposts gift certificate as an honorable mention prize to each of these submissions. The Christmas Story, submitted by Angila S. and written by her daughter, […]Read More →
People’s Choice Video Award
The people’s choice award goes to “Jesus Calms the Storm”, submitted by Jeremy G., with 252 votes! Congratulations on a job well done! Jeremy and co. will receive the People’s Choice prize package, which includes: Complete set of 450 dramatized audio Bible stories on MP3 from The Bible in Living Sound Because You Are Strong and Beauty in the Heart Bible studies from Doorposts The Jesus Storybook Bible, by Sally Lloyd-Jones The Kingdom Chronicles audio CD by […]Read More →