April 2014

New Life

The good news of Easter—Christ is alive!—is that out of sadness, disappointment, and brokenness God can bring new life.

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April 13-19

For Holy Week

* Skip desserts or snacks this week and donate the money you would have spent to a ministry at your church.

* Do a random act of kindness each day this week in honor of Jesus.

* Tell someone what Jesus’ death and resurrection means to you.

* Pray for the people in your church who lead worship.


03/31/2014 at 12:00 pm


April Kids Contest

Draw the Cover of Pockets!

The Prize: $200

Hannah from Michigan won last year’s! This is her drawing!

The Guidelines:
1. The winning cover will be on the December issue, so think Christmas! more

03/31/2014 at 11:51 am

What’s Different?

There are at least 15 differences between these two pictures. How many can you find?

April whats different puzzle

03/31/2014 at 10:12 am


Lenten Pretzels

by Pat Trattles

Pretzels are a traditional food for Lent, the season before Easter. One reason is that pretzels are shaped like two arms crossed in prayer. (Instead of folding their hands like we often do now, early Christians crossed their arms over their chests when they prayed.) more

03/01/2014 at 08:33 am

Find It puzzle

How many of the things on the list can you find hidden in the picture?

Find it puzzle

03/01/2014 at 08:28 am

Whaaat? puzzle

There are at least 15 things wrong with this picture. How many can you find?


Whaaat? puzzle

01/01/2014 at 01:00 am

How Many Things?

There are at least 25 things in this picture that start with the letter C. How many can you find?

How Many Things?puzzle

12/12/2013 at 11:52 am

What’s Different?

There are at least 14 differences between these two pictures? How many can you find?


What’s Different? puzzle

10/01/2013 at 12:52 pm

kids in mission

8 Ways To Be a Great Friend

by Karen M. Leet

  1. Be careful with words. Is what you were going to say untrue or unkind? Don’t say it! Try to offer encouraging words instead. more

07/01/2013 at 01:30 am

watermelon girl

8 Great Ways to Stay Healthy

by Karen M. Leet

Our bodies are a wonderful gift from God, but it’s up to us to take good care of them. Here are some good choices to help us do that.

  1. Eat right. Yep, you hear this all the time. And, no, the food police aren’t going to track you down for eating french fries. But choosing to eat healthy foods most of the time helps your body work at its best. more

05/31/2013 at 07:51 am

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