Articles by Kim Bond

Christian History: Notable Figures

Fictional superheroes can influence kids to do the right thing in difficult circumstances. The Bible, on the other hand, is filled with real-life heroes like Moses, David, and many others. Biblical figures and their stories are the substance of what we teach week after week. But Christian history is also filled with other heroes of…

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Bible Objects, Artifacts, and Places in Teaching

Bible teachers have long brought Bible stories to life with coloring pages and cartoon figures. These have proven to be great tools for making Bible lessons fun and engaging. Children’s Bible teachers can supplement these tools with other resources to help kids discover Bible stories are a real part of history. Consider incorporating information about Bible objects, artifacts, and…

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Bible Characteristics and Inception

The Bible is a book with no equal because it is, in fact, the very Word of God. God has literally spoken to us through the Bible. This fact can be seen when we see the differences it has from other books. Due to the Bible’s unique characteristics and inception, children may be confused by…

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Bringing Christian History Alive for Kids

The most important thing any children’s Bible teacher can do is… teach the Bible! It is here that children can encounter the very voice of God. Whatever else you may consider doing with your kids, please do your best to engage them with God’s Word every time you meet. This should be non-negotiable. Enhance Your Bible…

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Ten Bible Verses About Children For Children

Somewhere in between busy schedules and important phone calls, children can sometimes feel pretty insignificant. Even the best parents can fail to articulate how very precious their children are to them. It is really important that kids know they are valuable and loved. God’s Word is filled with lots of meaningful verses about children. We…

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20 Essential Bible Questions for Kids

Jesus asked over 100 questions that we have recorded in the Bible. He used this technique to teach, lead, encourage, and challenge. Children’s Bible teachers can also utilize this approach with their kids. Asking questions engages and challenges the child’s mind and heart and will help you learn more about their understanding of biblical faith and God’s…

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Helping Children Embrace Their Uniqueness

You beam with delight at your children’s Bible class. What you see is a beautiful group of clever children with various gifts, all received according to God’s perfect love and will for their lives. Sadly, many children are incapable of viewing themselves in such a positive way. Kids tend to compare themselves to others, especially in…

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Packing Gratitude

During the Thanksgiving season there is, quite naturally, a big focus on gratitude. Kids are often encouraged to verbalize their thankfulness in a variety of ways. Children’s Bible teachers can reinforce this message by challenging students to show gratitude with generosity and service. Out of gratitude for God’s provision, we can teach children to share with the…

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Learning Styles Part 2: Read and Write Learners

God created each of us uniquely. We each have our own appearance, personality, and preferences. Another way we exhibit our individuality is through our preferred learning style(s). The fact is, not everyone likes to learn in the same way and the same is true for kids under your care. Some children learn better when they have the…

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