The Sunday School Zone Blog

The Sunday School Zone Blog contains insights on children’s spiritual formation as well as tips, ideas, and suggestions to help Christian parents and leaders as they work with kids of all abilities (and even adults with special needs) at home, church, and school. If you would like to contribute to the Sunday School Zone blog, please visit our Writer Inquiries page and then send us an explanatory email at [email protected] describing the kind of writing you’d like to do. We welcome those who have something of substance to say to Christian parents and teachers of children. You already know that Sunday School Zone offers tons of free, printable Bible activities for kids. If you think you’d like to contribute to The Sunday School Zone Blog, please read more…

Tethered

Romans 12:1… “I beseech ye therefore brethren by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice….” Little children are often fascinated with belly buttons. When my son was six years old, he lifted up his shirt one day and seriously investigated his belly button. “Mommy,” he asked, “why do I have…

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Grab the Morning Glory

At certain times of the year, my porch rails fill with twisting green vines that seem to grow overnight. Purple Morning Glory blossoms pop up in the early hours each day like beautiful gifts left by the Lord at dawn. To enjoy them, you have to grab the Morning Glory early! But they do not…

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Lies – By Eva Mae Gordon

My step-daughter, Eva Mae Gordon (my “bonus” daughter), is just barely 15 years old as I write this. She is finishing her freshman year in High School. Her innocence and sheer good heart is a blessing to everyone who knows her. She enjoys writing and has, this year, been in a creative writing class at…

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Free Support For Your Vacation Bible School

Sunday School Zone tries to provide the parent, Bible teacher, or local church leader with free, helpful activities and resources that support your Bible teaching ministry to kids. Vacation Bible School (VBS) is an important annual event in many churches that creates a great opportunity to reach new families and children in the community. Children…

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Be Encouraged, Mom!

I’ve seen a lot of change in my years. Among the biggest changes is how roles in the family are perceived. What doesn’t seem to change, however, is how we manage to universally love and appreciate our mothers no matter how the years may change us or them. Somehow a unique place of honor for…

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Keeping Easter Alive

So many things can be said about the resurrection. The biblical content alone is rich and meaningful. Then there’s the way your church observes and celebrates the events surrounding and including the resurrection. Scholars continue to study the history of the resurrection and discover new and wonderful things about it all the time. If ever…

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Mega Con Online, April 23-25

On April 23-25, Kidmin Nation will be hosting a FREE, 3-day online event for children’s ministry leaders called Mega Con Online. It has been my privilege to get acquainted with Ryan Frank* and Martijn Van Tilborgh* in recent years and I’m always impressed with the resources and events they provide for those working in ministry…

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Make The Most of the Easter Season

Sunday School Zone publishes free, printable Bible study activities for kids. We love knowing that every week children literally around the world are engaging with the Bible using our activities. We recognize, however, that very few children will actually use the site themselves. The vast majority of our users are, in fact, adults. That’s why…

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Not All Who Wonder Are Lost!

My wife has a t-shirt with the phrase, “Not all who wander are lost” scripted across the front. Our daughter recently hung a sign on her wall with the same phrase. It’s typical of the sayings we enjoy that encourage us to think. And yes, I suppose we all need to be reminded that those…

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