June 2017


We want children to understand that God can be a part of every moment of every day. We hope this issue will help children understand that living each day can draw them close to God.

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Conversation Starters

Do you have a favorite way to pray? (Do you like to pray silently or aloud or write your prayers? Do you like to be alone or with others? Do you like to sit or stand or kneel or move around…?

Can you think of a time when you felt really close to God while you were praying? Talk about that time.

Is there a certain place where you like to have prayer time? What’s special about that place? How do you feel when you’re in that place?

Who are the people who pray for you regularly? How does it feel to know that people are praying for you? Have you ever asked someone to pray for you in a certain situation (sickness, a hard test, dealing with a problem, etc.)? How did you feel after?



05/31/2017 at 01:54 pm

Where in God’s World is Guatemala?

Fascinating Facts about Guatemala

This central American country is bordered by Mexico, Belize, Honduras, and El Salvador and has coastlines along the Pacific Ocean and the Gulf of Honduras. more

05/31/2017 at 01:54 pm

The List: 10 Ways to Pray for Others

by Doris Schuchard

Share God’s love and yours by trying these ideas. more

05/31/2017 at 01:53 pm

Listening to God

Read 1 Kings 19:11-13.

One: Elijah waited for God in the great wind.

All: God was not in the great wind.

One: Elijah waited for God in the earthquake. more

05/31/2017 at 01:51 pm

About the June 2017 issue

June 2017—Prayer

“How do I know God is listening?” “Why doesn’t God speak to me?” “I don’t know how to talk to God.” more

05/31/2017 at 01:44 pm

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