Jesus IS alive, and that matters.

Family Devotional for the week of April 20-26:   Look up and read together: Jesus is alive! (Luke 24 or the story of the resurrection in a children’s Bible)   What an amazing miracle! After a long, emotional week and a painful death on the cross, Jesus returned to life! And while we devote special time […]


Hail to the King!

Family Devotional for the week of April 13-19:   Look up and read together: Jesus comes to Jerusalem as a king (Mark 11:1-11) Close your eyes and imagine a king. What do you see? Maybe you see a man on a throne. Does he have a crown? Lots of servants? Does he make powerful decisions? What […]


Who, me?

Family Devotional for the week of April 6-12:   Look up and read together: Gideon (Judges 6:11-24) “Hello, Mighty Soldier! The Lord is with you!” What a greeting! It certainly took Gideon by surprise. Maybe he even looked over his shoulder, thinking that the Angel of the Lord was talking to someone else. But, Gideon was […]


God’s Love is for EVERYone

Family Devotional for the week of March 30- April 5:   Look up and read together: Jesus and the children (Mark 10:13-16) Are you a member of a club? Maybe the Boy Scouts, Girls Scouts, a sports team, or a school group? Clubs can be a lot of fun and offer great activities. We also like […]


Small Steps of Obedience and Giant Leaps of Faith

Family Devotional for the week of March 23-29:   Look up and read together: The Fiery Furnace (Daniel 3) Many years after Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego honored God with their food choices, they were faced with another dilemma. This time, the king commanded everyone to worship a statue. The men knew this was against God’s commands, […]


What’s For Dinner?

Family Devotional for the week of March 16-22:   Look up and read together: Daniel and friends honor God (Daniel 1) Serving God is not always a popular choice. Sometimes, other things sound more fun that obeying God’s instructions. Other times, people who don’t believe in God don’t understand why Christians do certain things. Have you […]


Are we afraid to get our hands dirty?

Family Devotional for the week of March 9-15:   Look up and read together: Jesus washes the disciples feet (John 13:1-17) There are some jobs we’d rather not do. You know, the stuff that’s difficult, dirty, or smelly. Some people can’t stand taking out the trash or changing diapers. What about you? What tough tasks do […]


Exactly What Kind of Noise is Joyful?

Family Devotional for the week of March 2-8:   Look up and read together: Psalm 98 Have you ever been so excited that you just had to make noise? Maybe cheering at a sports game or when you had some really good news? When David and the other psalmists thought about God, they were full of […]


What the Blind Man Saw

Family Devotional for the week of February 23- March 1:   Look up and read together: Jesus gives sight to a blind man (John 9) Do you know anyone with a physical disability? Today, we have many ways to help people with various challenges, such as blindness, loss of hearing, or the need to use a […]


David Danced- Do You?

Family Devotional for the week of February 16-22:   Look up and read together:  David’s worship (2 Samuel 6:1-5, 12-15, 2 Samuel 7:18-29) We hear the word “worship” a lot at church, but do we know what it means? “Worship” includes many things, but we often use it to describe connecting with God. When we worship, […]