Messages from God

Family Devotional for the week of August 31- September 6:   Look up and read together: Elijah and the Baal-worshippers (1 Kings 18:16-39) A prophet is someone who gives a message from God to the people. It’s a pretty tough job! Many times, prophets had to tell people things that they didn’t want to hear. However, God’s truth is […]

Jonah Tangles With a Vine

Family Devotional for the week of June 22-28:   Look up and read together: Jonah is angry (Jonah 4) The whale spit Jonah out on the beach. Then, he went to Ninevah and shared God’s message. The people believed God’s word and followed Him! Success! And they all lived happily ever after…. right? Unfortunately, that wasn’t […]

Jonah’s Deep Sea Cruise

Family Devotional for the week of June 15-21:   Look up and read together: Jonah and the big fish   (Jonah 1-3) Jonah was stuck. He tried his best to run away from God, and ended up in the stomach of a giant fish. It was dark, smelly, and wet. Jonah was uncomfortable with no way of knowing […]

Hands, Feet, and a Clean Leper

Family Devotional for the week of June 8-14:   Look up and read together: Naaman is healed of leprosy  (2 Kings 5:1-16) God did a great thing for Naaman when he healed his sickness. What’s more, the healing was a way that Naaman learned about God and began to follow Him. How do you think his life […]

A Little Olive Oil Goes a Long Way

Family Devotional for the week of June 1-7:   Look up and read together: Elisha helps a widow (2 Kings 4:1-7) Life for women in Bible times was much different than we know it today. When a woman’s husband died, it was difficult- and sometimes impossible- to earn money for basic needs. If a widow (a title […]

The Disappearing Diplomat

Family Devotional for the week of May 25-31:   Look up and read together: Philip meets an Ethiopian Man (Acts 8:26-40) What do you think of today’s story? The entire book of Acts tells the story of the Christians who lived right after Jesus was resurrected and returned to heaven. Are there anything in these stories that […]

What are you doing with your gift?

Family Devotional for the week of May 18-24:   Look up and read together: Walking, Leaping, and Praising God (Acts 3:1-10) Think about special gifts you’ve received. Maybe you got something meaningful for Christmas, your birthday, or just because someone cared. What was the gift? How did you feel when you received it? What did you do […]

Then and Now…. What Makes a Church?

Family Devotional for the week of May 11-17:   Look up and read together: The early church (Acts 2:42-47) If you described church to a friend who had never been, what would you say? What if you lived a long time ago, around the time that Jesus died on the cross, rose again, and returned to […]

Noah’s New Thing

Family Devotional for the week of May 4-10:   Look up and read together: Noah’s faith (Genesis 6, or Noah’s story in a children’s Bible) Have you ever tried anything new? Maybe learned a new sport, hobby, or something in school? What was it like doing something for the first time? How did you know what […]

Know Your Church Leaders! 1

Family Devotional for the week of April 27-May 3:   Look up and read together: 1 Corinthians 12:12-27 In this letter, Paul uses the human body to help teach about serving God. God made us each with unique interests and talents. He designed us so that we could work together to serve Him in as many […]