According to one email I received, the Fifth Commandment is “Humour thy father and mother.” Although humour may help at times, the word is “honour.” Alyssa, age 8, says honoring your parents is especially important “because if you don’t, it ...Read More »
What does God enjoy most?
“God likes people because he made them on the last day,” says Sarah, age 6. I suppose Sarah’s idea is that God saved the best for last. “God enjoys us because we are quiet people,” says Kasey, 6. I wonder ...Read More »
Your new name in God’s Kingdom (2 of 2)
“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet,” according to Shakespeare. But is it really true that names are unimportant? Name in Heaven Kids Talk About God God is in ...Read More »
The Christmas Story’s 80th year
Start December with the true spirit of the holiday season: joy, open hearts, kindness, and hope – and a reminder of our shared humanity. Please join us for the 80th season of THE CHRISTMAS STORY, playing December 8-24 at the historic Church Of the Holy Trinity, located ...Read More »
What if Jesus came to your house? (1)
As we prepare to eat with relatives and friends at Thanksgiving, I wonder what would be different if we knew Jesus was coming for dinner. “I would ask Jesus how he obeyed his parents all the time when he was ...Read More »
What will your name be in God’s Kingdom?
(Part 1 of 2) “I think God will give me ‘Bubba’ as a new name,” says Andrew, age 11. “‘Bubba’ means like a good friend. I think everybody will have a good name in heaven because there is no evil there.” ...Read More »
What’s the lesson of the Red Sea parting?
“Moses holded out his stick, and it splitted up,” says Jessica, age 6. “It was a miracle when Moses put the stick into the big sea,” adds Hillary, 6. Gee, I wonder whether Teddy Roosevelt was thinking of Moses when ...Read More »
What’s the lesson of Jonah and the big fish?
“God’s lesson is that you can run from me, but you can’t hide,” says Kate, age 10. “If you are playing hide and go seek or if somebody can’t find you, God can,” says Sara, 10. We all think we’re ...Read More »
How does God bring us to Jesus? Part 1 of 2
How Does God The Father Bring People To Jesus? (Part 1 of 2) “God puts people into our lives who lead us to Jesus,” says Maggie, 11. “They may show his love by hugging, helping them out, telling them that ...Read More »
Why did Jesus say, ‘I Am the Bread of Life’?
“Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside,” quipped Mark Twain. So much of our lives revolves around food. This column examines one of Jesus’ most ...Read More »