Kinetic Sand Prayer Station

Kinetic Sand Prayer Station

At our Winter Overnight a couple of days ago we did a time where we set up prayer stations. One of those stations you will find below. It used sand as a way to help students realize they were making impressions on the people around them. I didn’t want to make a mess with real sand so I got some kinetic sand. Let me tell you this stuff is amazing! Check out my video below. It is now my favorite desk toy.

So something a little sillier. Here is the text of the prayer station. I set up two bowls of kinetic sand for them to make impressions in.

Read Acts 1:8

Right before He went back to live in Heaven, Jesus commanded his followers to take His truth around the world. Your life is affecting the lives of those around you. As you move through your days and weeks you are leaving marks that others can see. You are impacting the people around you for eternity, but are you impacting them for good or for evil? Are you pointing them toward God or away from Him?

Spend a moment making impressions in the sand. As you press the sand notice how you leave your fingerprints. In the same way as you move through your life you are leaving your prints on the people around you. As you make impressions in the sand ask God to mold your life into one that points people towards Him.

To continue this act of commitment, choose one of your classes at school. On the back of this sheet write the names of all the people in that class. As you write their names pray for each person. Pray that God will help them see the truth about who He is and that He will use you to make an impact in their lives.

Minecraft Bible Study Update

Minecraft Bible Study Update

It is FINALLY here. You can pick up the complete Faithcraft package by following the link below.

http://nailscars.04230a4.netsolhost.com/2016/12/06/faithcraft-a-minecraft-bible-study-for-childrens-ministry/

I am re-teaching Faithcraft at our church so while I am doing that I am redoing the videos and such and making them a little more useful for you guys. I am adding 2 more weeks and changing the order of the weeks a bit. I am also making 3 video devotions for each week that will be online. I will try to include a copy of the script when I finish the full package. Until then check out these 3 new videos below. Also, I am wondering if people would be willing to donate some money to help me finish putting this package together. I have fixed the donate link in the sidebar and I have in my head a way that people who want to get the study for free can have it and those who are willing to pay can have it too. Please let me know in the comments if you would like to pay now to have the final process sped up.

To check up what we have so far you can get the rough drafts here

Faithcraft: A Minecraft Bible Study Series

Faithcraft: A Minecraft Bible Study Series

UPDATE: Check out http://nailscars.04230a4.netsolhost.com/2016/12/06/faithcraft-a-minecraft-bible-study-for-childrens-ministry/ to purchase the complete Bible study.

I know many people have been asking for the outline of Friendship Faithcraft. I have been meaning to make it one of my complete series for a while now, but I can’t seem to find the time. So in the interim here are my notes and a few files that should help you get started. It isn’t the pick up and go option that I would like, but it may help some of you in your plans this summer. If you have any questions let me know.

Please see the link above to purchase Faithcraft. I will get these links working again after I fix our virus issues.

Faithcraft Week 1 Wise and Foolish Builders

Faithcraft Week 2 Nehemiah

Faithcraft Week 3 Naaman and Elisha

Faithcraft Week 4 hole in the roof

Resources:

Faithcraft Main Screen

Faithcraft Week 2 Video (Notes for Week Two Coming Soon)

Faithcraft Intro Video

Faithcraft Week 1 Devotion 1 (There will be 3 of these for each Faithcraft week)

Faithcraft Nehemiah Video

Lego Stop Motion Ship

Update: Here are some other things I have posted recently

http://nailscars.04230a4.netsolhost.com/minecraft-bible-study-update/

http://nailscars.04230a4.netsolhost.com/i-am-mining-coal/

http://nailscars.04230a4.netsolhost.com/minecraft-bible-study-searching-for-treasure/

 

 

Good Friday Ideas

Good Friday Ideas

I’m not really sure why more people seem to come looking for creative ideas for Good Friday more than any other day. Maybe it is because it is outside of the usual Sunday service times so people are willing to try something different. I’m not sure the reason, but I do like to make things as easy as possible for people who end up here looking for Good Friday ideas. So I decided to do what I have done the past couple of years and pull a list of some of the Good Friday ideas that I have published here over the years. Hope it helps.

Remember the Loss: A Good Friday Opening Monologue

“Crucify Him” responsive reading

“The Torn Veil” hands on experience

“Unashamed Love” object lesson

“The Cost” performance poetry piece

The Veil Resown Sermon Idea