January/February 2015

Being Yourself

We want this issue to help children experience a sense of belovedness and uniqueness.

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About the January/February 2015 issue

January/February 2015—Being Yourself                                                 

 

Each of us is created in God’s image and dearly loved by our Creator. Because of this, each of us is of infinite value and worth. We want this issue to help children experience this sense of belovedness and uniqueness. Grounded in this experience, we are more able to be ourselves, to withstand those influences that tempt us to imitate others or feel that we’re not “good enough,” to accept who we are, and to make peace with our weaknesses and celebrate our strengths. And it is as we come to understand our own belovedness that we are more able to value and respect the worth and uniqueness of those around us.

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12/30/2014 at 02:00 am

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God’s Precious Children

One: God says, “Before I formed you, I knew you. Before you were ever born, I made you holy.”*

All: God says, “You are precious in my sight, and I love you.” more

12/30/2014 at 01:45 am

Where in God’s World is Belize

Fascinating Facts about Belize

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This Central American country is small—only about 180 miles long and 68 miles wide. It’s a little larger than Massachusetts.

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12/30/2014 at 01:00 am

Where in God’s World is Ghana?

Fascinating Facts about Ghana

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This country on the west coast of Africa is a little smaller than the state of Oregon and is home to about 20 million people.

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11/25/2014 at 08:00 am

Where in God’s World is Switzerland?

Fascinating Facts about Switzerland

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Located in Europe, Switzerland is a mountainous country about the size of New Jersey. It is located in central Europe, landlocked between France and Italy. more

10/31/2014 at 11:42 am

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Let All People Praise God!

Let someone read Psalm 67.

One: God is gracious to us and blesses us.

All: Let all people praise God!

One: God’s face shines upon us.

All: Let all people praise God! more

10/31/2014 at 11:41 am

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The List

7 Ways to Discover Your Gifts

by Karen Leet

 

Do you have gifts? Yes! God created us and gave each of us special gifts. Not sure yet what your gifts are? Here are some ways to begin discovering them. more

09/30/2014 at 02:17 pm

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5 Ways To Beat Worry

by Karen Leet

 

Are you a worrier? Sometimes it seems like there’s just so much in our world to worry about, but you can use these tips to get rid of those worries. more

08/01/2014 at 01:15 am

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So Much To Be Happy About

Read Psalm 97:1-2, 9-12

One: Lord, you created us.

All: And you want us to be happy.

One: Things happen sometimes that make us sad or upset.

All: But you have blessed us so much, and there is so much to be happy about, also: more

07/01/2014 at 06:00 am

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The List

7 Signs It’s Not Funny…

 

Everyone likes to laugh, but not all laughter is the same. Sometimes we’re surrounded by so much mean-spirited “humor” that we don’t stop to think about the ways we joke around. Here are some signs that the “hilarious” thing you wanted to say is not so funny after all.

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07/01/2014 at 01:45 am

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