January/February 2018

Think About These Things

This issue is about viewing the world, even with all its problems, through the lens
of the hope that our faith in
a loving God offers.

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A Lenten Litany

One: Lent is a special time for prayer, for reading our Bibles, and for looking at our lives to see if there is anything we do that is not pleasing to God. So let’s begin by telling God about the things that we need God to forgive us for.

All: O God, we confess that sometimes we have let other things be more important than you are to us. Forgive us, God. more

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About the January/February 2018 issue

January/February 2018—Think about These Things

One of the most common theme suggestions made by members of our Kids’ Advisory Board over the years has been “being positive” or “staying positive.” more

01/01/2018 at 12:30 pm

The List:

10 Ways to Stay Positive!

by Karen M. Leet


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Using Jan/Feb 2018 in Groups

Though Pockets is primarily a resource for children’s personal use, the magazine can be used in groups as supplemental Sunday-school material or with weeknight groups or Pockets clubs. Here are some suggestions for using the January/February issue, on the theme of Think about These Things (see Phil. 4:8), in weekly segments.


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Where in God’s World is Cote d’Ivoire?

Fascinating Facts about Cote d’Ivoire


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