This issue should help children to see the humor in the world around them and to enjoy it as one of God’s great gifts to us.Order Now See Inside
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 suggestions for using the July issue, on the theme of summer fun, in weekly segments.
Read: It’s Not Fair (pages 2-4)
Discuss: Have you ever had your plans change in a really disappointing way? What happened? How did you respond? Were you able to find something positive in the situation?
Pray: For people who are sick or injured
Do: Read about the contest on page 24 and work on your entries.
07/01/2014 at 02:30 am
July 2014—Summer Fun
We really hope that every issue of Pockets is fun for the children who read it, but occasionally we plan an issue where fun is at the top of the agenda. This issue should have a tone of playfulness. We want to affirm that laughter—as long as we’re laughing with and not at others—is a good thing and that God wants us to experience joy in our lives. At the same time, we do want to acknowledge that not all laughter or humor is good and pleasing to God. This issue should help children to see the humor in the world around them and to enjoy it as one of God’s great gifts to us.
07/01/2014 at 02:15 am
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.
07/01/2014 at 01:45 am
Let someone read these words from Matthew 5:14, 16:
You are the light of the world. … Let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father in heaven.
Leader: Jesus said that when we follow his teachings we are the light of the world. more
05/31/2014 at 01:31 pm
The Cayman Islands are located in the Caribbean Sea. This British territory is made up of three islands: Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac, and Little Cayman. The capital city, George Town, was named after King George III of England. more
05/01/2014 at 02:15 am
Fascinating Facts about Ecuador
Ecuador is the smallest country in South America. It gets its name from the equator, the line that divides the earth into northern and southern hemispheres, which runs through the country. Ecuador is home to about 15 million people and is a little smaller than Nevada. more
03/01/2014 at 02:18 am